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New and Published Books

  1. Comparative Criminal Justice

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 3rd 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Youth Violence Prevention

    Edited by Terrance Taylor

    Youth violence is a pressing social concern and this book examines several elements of youth violence prevention. It offers state-of-the-art research on several different topics including: the relationship between bullying offending and victimization; the relationship between race and the code...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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