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Effective Police Supervision

by Harry W. More PhD & Larry S. Miller PhD

Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. Effective Police Supervision is a core text used in college-level classes on supervisory...


Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

by Richard R. E. Kania & Richards P. Davis

This book studies the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. It will acquaint readers with the historical developments and application of managerial theories, principles,...


Terrorism: An Investigator's Handbook

by William E. Dyson

This handbook introduces the reader to the field of terrorism investigation. Describing how terrorists operate and how they differ from other criminals, it provides an outline of how terrorism investigations...


The Police Manager

by Egan K. Green, Ronald G. Lynch & Scott R. Lynch

The Police Manager gives practical, field-tested guidance to students and professionals who aspire to leadership roles in law enforcement, providing a comprehensive explanation of issues and challenges that...


The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

by D.A. Andrews & James Bonta

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Fifth Edition, discusses the psychology of criminal behavior, drawing upon general personality, as well as cognitive-behavioral and cognitive social learning perspectives....


Defence Management in Uncertain Times

by Richard Holmes & Teri McConville

From the impact of the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001, to the problems of military uncertainty and the role of women in combat, this collection of essays explores the changing face of militarism...


Deviance and Crime: Theory, Research and Policy

by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Desmond Ellis & Shahid Alvi

This book sensitizes the reader to the fact that there is substantial disagreement within the academic community, and among policymakers and the general public, over what behaviors, conditions (e.g., physical...


Ernesto Laclau: Post-Marxism, Populism and Critique

by David Howarth

Ernesto Laclau has blazed a unique trail in political theory and philosophy since the early 1970s. In so doing, he has articulated a range of philosophical and theoretical currents into a coherent alternative...


The English Police: A Political and Social History

by Clive Emsley

A comprehensive history of policing from the eighteenth century onwards, which draws on largely unused police archives. Clive Emsley addresses all the major issues of debate; he explores the impact of legislation...


Genocide: The Basics

by Paul R. Bartrop

Genocide: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the study of a controversial and widely debated topic. This concise and comprehensive book explores key questions such as; how successful have efforts been...


Crime and Justice in America: An Introduction to Criminal Justice

by Joycelyn M. Pollock

Crime and Justice in America offers a concise, affordable, and reader friendly full-color introduction to the criminal justice system. It explores the system in four sections: the criminal justice system as...


Criminal Justice Policy and Planning

by Wayne N. Welsh & Philip W. Harris

Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning presents a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Welsh...


Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single-Superpower World

by Tom Engelhardt & Greenwald Glenn

A powerful survey of a militarized America building a surveillance structure unparalleled in history.


Gunfire-Graffiti: Overlooked Gun Crime in the UK

by Matt Seiber & Nick Ross

Hitherto uncovered crime - which is being ignored by police and authorities; A book on a completely new aspect of crime and punishment; As featured on BBC Radio, and in national and local newspapers; Colour...


A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl Wudunn

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.

In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky,...


Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

by James Risen

"James Risen has established himself as the finest national security reporter of this generation, a field crowded with first rank talent." —Newsweek

“An important and powerful book that should be read by...


Words of Intelligence: An Intelligence Professional's Lexicon for Domestic and Foreign Threats

by JAN GOLDMAN

The number of terms, abbreviations, and acronyms has more than doubled for this new edition, and it includes a topical index and extensively cross-referenced entries. This book explains terms that relate to...


Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013

by Noam Chomsky & Marcus Raskin

A brilliant indictment of US imperial power.


Hunter's Witness

by J. C. Hager

Hunter's Witness: A Trial of Terrorism (Book 4) Islamic terrorists, a diabolical plan, deadly radiation, the beautiful daughter of a Russian gangster, all collide outside a packed stadium, raucous with cheering...


While America Sleeps

by Donald Kagan & Frederick W. Kagan

In While England Slept Winston Churchill revealed in 1938 how the inadequacy of Britain's military forces to cope with worldwide responsibilities in a peaceful but tense era crippled its ability to deter or...