• Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction: A Biopsychosocial Approach book cover

    Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach, 1st Edition

    By Derek Thiess

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool book cover

    Film as a Radical Pedagogic Tool

    1st Edition

    By Deirdre O'Neill

    Emerging from Inside Film, a project that helps prisoners and people on probation make their own films, this book discusses the need for working class people to represent themselves and challenge mainstream stereotypes and assumptions about them. This project gave prisoners and parolees the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • The Cinematic Eighteenth Century: History, Culture, and Adaptation book cover

    The Cinematic Eighteenth Century

    History, Culture, and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Srividhya Swaminathan, Steven W. Thomas

    This collection explores how film and television depict the complex and diverse milieu of the eighteenth century as a literary, historical, and cultural space. Topics range from adaptations of Austen’s Sense and Sensibility and Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (The Martian) to historical fiction on the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature: Double Threads book cover

    Fashion and Narrative in Victorian Popular Literature

    Double Threads, 1st Edition

    By Madeleine C. Seys

    We know that way we dress says a lot about us. It’s drilled into us by our parents as children, as adults throughout our working lives, and eternally from the culture surrounding us. Our dress tells the outside world of the culture and era we come from to our social status within that culture. Our…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • After American Studies: Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism book cover

    After American Studies

    Rethinking the Legacies of Transnational Exceptionalism, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera

    After American Studies is a timely critique of national and transnational approaches to community, and their forms of belonging and trans/patriotisms. Using reports in multicultural psychology and cultural neuroscience to interpret an array of cultural forms—including literature, art, film,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Journalism, Online Comments, and the Future of Public Discourse book cover

    Journalism, Online Comments, and the Future of Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Marie K. Shanahan

    Comments on digital news stories and on social media play an increasingly important role in public discourse as more citizens communicate through online networks. The reasons for eliminating comments on news stories are plentiful. Off-topic posts and toxic commentary have been shown to undermine…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Community Policing: International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives book cover

    Community Policing

    International Patterns and Comparative Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Wisler, Ihekwoaba D. Onwudiwe

    Community-oriented policing (COP) is the ideology and policy model espoused in the mission statements of nearly all policing forces throughout the world. However, the COP philosophy is interpreted differently by different countries and police forces, resulting in practices that may in fact run far…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Advances in Police Theory and Practice

  • Confidential Informant: Law Enforcement's Most Valuable Tool book cover

    Confidential Informant

    Law Enforcement's Most Valuable Tool, 1st Edition

    By John Madinger

    He baffled and eluded law enforcement officers for nearly two decades. In the end, however, it wasn't the painstaking forensic analysis of hundreds of pieces of crime scene evidence that led to the capture of the Unabomber-but the lucky tip of an informant. Truth of the matter is, for all their…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Policing book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement and Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ph.D. Millie, Dilip K. Das

    Rising terrorism and advances in technology, along with new organizational strategies and investigative techniques, have stretched the traditional role of the police officer. Calls for strong, intelligence-driven, paramilitary policing juxtaposed with a demand for “softer” community policing, leave…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    CRC Press
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

  • Effective Crime Reduction Strategies: International Perspectives book cover

    Effective Crime Reduction Strategies

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by James F. Albrecht, Dilip K. Das

    The International Police Executive Symposium (IPES, www.ipes.info) coordinates annual international conferences to evaluate critical issues in policing and recommend practical solutions to law enforcement executives deployed across the globe. Drawn from the 2005 proceedings hosted by the Czech…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

  • Global Trafficking in Women and Children book cover

    Global Trafficking in Women and Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Obi N.I. Ebbe, Dilip K. Das

    War, poverty, and famine; political, social, and economic change; and the deep seated views and rituals rooted in a culture’s history and traditions all contribute to the widespread and growing trafficking of women and children.  The multilayered complexity, myriad contributing factors, enormous…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

  • Global Environment of Policing book cover

    Global Environment of Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darren Palmer, Michael M. Berlin, Dilip K. Das

    Police organizations across the globe are experiencing major changes. Many nations cope with funding constraints as pressures within their societies, terrorism and transnational crime, and social and political transformations necessitate a more democratic form of policing. Drawn from the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    International Police Executive Symposium Co-Publications

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