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  • Criminology

    Connecting Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Aida Y. Hass, Chris Moloney, William J. Chambliss

    Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Homeland Security

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition

    By Charles P. Nemeth

    Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    CRC Press

  • Transforming Summary Justice

    Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts

    By Jenni Ward

    Sweeping changes are being introduced into the lower tier magistrates’ courts in England and Wales in efforts to modernise the system and speed up case processing. They concentrate on delivering prompt justice within a modern, efficient and technologically advanced system. But these transformations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Security and Terrorist Risk Assessments

    Foundations and Methods

    By Terje Aven, Seth Guikema

    Risk assessment for terrorist threats is a field of growing importance throughout the world. A number of different approaches and methods are used for terrorist risk assessment based on a variety of philosophically and practically different assumptions and starting points. However, the foundations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    CRC Press

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process

    By Abenaa Owusu- Bempah

    Requirements for the defendant to actively participate in the English criminal process have been increasing in recent years such that the defendant can now be penalised for their non-cooperation. This book explores the changes to the defendant’s role as a participant in the criminal process and the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Crime

    Law, Theory and Practice at the Crossroads

    Edited by Jessica Roher, Nicola Guarda, Maryam Khalid

    Philip Jessup coined the term "transnational law" in his Storrs Lecture on Jurisprudence delivered in 1956 to describe law that regulates activities or actions that transcend national borders. The term redefined the development and practice of the law, and became a distinct field of study. In 2001,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge

  • Psychological Violence in the Workplace

    New perspectives and shifting frameworks

    By Emily Schindeler, Janet Ransley, Danielle Reynald

    Violence is defined by the World Health Organisation as the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, or psychological harm. But while physical violence is seen as unacceptable, why is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy rhetoric and academic commentary. Penal voluntary organisations are increasingly delivering…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Police Reserves and Volunteers

    Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust

    Edited by James F. Albrecht

    This edited volume outlines the benefits and challenges related to the use of volunteers within global law enforcement agencies. The notable reduction in police department funding has raised the importance of the use of volunteers to enhance organizational performance, improve community trust and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    CRC Press

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