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New and Published Books

  1. Economic Development, Crime, and Policing

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Frederic Lemieux, Garth den Heyer, Dilip K. Das

    The 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Police Executive Symposium was held in August 2012 at the United Nations Plaza in New York. Chaired by Dr. Garth den Heyer, the symposium focused on the links between economic development, armed violence, and public safety. Drawn from these proceedings,...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Combating Human Trafficking

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Michael J. Palmiotto

    A centuries-old crime, human trafficking occurs not only in undeveloped countries, but also in some surprising locations. Right here in the United States, individuals are recruited, transported, and held by unlawful means—either through deception or under threat of violence. Approaching the topic...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Policing Major Events

    Perspectives from Around the World

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Martha Christine Dow, Darryl Plecas, Dilip K. Das

    Whenever a major event requires police intervention, questions are raised about the nature of the police response. Could the police have prevented the conflict, been better prepared, reacted more quickly? Could they have acted more forcefully or brought the altercation under control more...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. No-Body Homicide Cases

    A Practical Guide to Investigating, Prosecuting, and Winning Cases When the Victim Is Missing

    By Thomas A.(Tad) DiBiase

    How do you prove someone guilty of murder when the best piece of evidence—the victim’s body—is missing? Exclusively dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of no-body homicide cases, this book provides the author’s insight gained from investigating and trying a no-body case along with what...

    Published November 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Out of Order? (Routledge Revivals)

    Policing Black People

    Edited by E. Cashmore, E. McLaughlin

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1991, this book evaluates and compares the problematic relationships that have sometimes existed between police and Afro-Caribbean people in Britain and in the United States of America. Contributors from both sides of the Atlantic assess conflicting claims from police and black...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Fear and Crime in Latin America

    Redefining State-Society Relations

    By Lucía Dammert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations

    A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

    By Dennis G. Fitzgerald

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

    Published November 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Policing and the Politics of Order-Making

    Edited by Peter Albrecht, Helene Maria Kyed

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    This anthology explores the political nature of making order through policing activities in densely populated spaces across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Based on ethnographic research, the chapters analyze this complex with respect to marginalized young men in Haiti, community policing members...

    Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Policing

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Tim Newburn

    This new edition of the Handbook of Policing updates and expands the highly successful first edition, and now includes a completely new chapter on policing and forensics. It provides a comprehensive, but highly readable overview of policing in the UK, and is an essential reference point combining...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Willan

  10. Social Problems in the UK

    An Introduction

    By Stuart Isaacs, David Blundell, Anne Foley, Norman Ginsburg, Brian McDonough, Dan Silverstone, Tara Young

    Social Problems in the UK: An Introduction is the first textbook on contemporary social issues to contextualise social problems within the disciplines of sociology, social policy, criminology and applied social science. Drawing on the research and teaching experience of academics in these areas,...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge