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When Police Kill
ISBN: PB: 9780674986800, Harvard University Press, November 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 37 graphs, 1 line illustration, 28 tables
Deaths of civilians at the hands of on-duty police are in the national spotlight as never before. How many killings by police occur annually? What circumstances provoke police to shoot to kill? Who dies? The lack of answers to these basic questions p...
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£15,00
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Civilizing Torture An American Tradition
ISBN: HB: 9780674737662, Harvard University Press, November 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 photos
Most Americans believe that a civilized state does not resort to torture, and yet, as W. Fitzhugh Brundage reveals in this essential and disturbing study, there is a long American tradition of excusing as well as decrying its use. The pilgrims and m...
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£25,00
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Industry of Anonymity Inside the Business of Cybercrime
ISBN: HB: 9780674979413, Harvard University Press, November 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 illus., 5 tables
The most extensive account yet of the lives of cybercriminals and the vast international industry they have created, deeply sourced and based on field research in the world's technology-crime hotspots. Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out...
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£28,00
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Opium's Long Shadow From Asian Revolt to Global Drug Control
ISBN: HB: 9780674976306, Harvard University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 photos
The League of Nations Advisory Committee on the Traffic in Opium and Other Dangerous Drugs, created in 1920, culminated almost eight decades of political turmoil over opium trafficking, which was by far the largest state-backed drug trade in the age...
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23/7 Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary
ISBN: PB: 9780300240191, ISBN: HB: 9780300211467, Yale University Press, November 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
How America's prisons turned a "brutal and inhumane" practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common. Prisoners spend twenty-three hours a day in feat...
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Crime and Justice, Volume 47 A Review of Research
ISBN: HB: 9780226577043, University of Chicago Press, June 2018
528 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Since 1979, the "Crime and Justice" series has presented a review of the latest international research, providing expertise to enhance the work of sociologists, psychologists, criminal lawyers, justice scholars, and political scientists. The series e...
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£67,00
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Metamorphosis How to Transform Punishment in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300230833, Yale University Press, June 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that long-term isolation is a bad idea; and that basic psychiat...
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£30,00
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Vory Russia's Super Mafia
ISBN: HB: 9780300186826, Yale University Press, April 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Mark Galeotti is the go-to expert on organized crime in Russia, consulted by governments and police around the world. Now, Western readers can explore the fascinating history of the vory v zakone, a group that has survived and thrived amid the change...
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£20,00
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Expeditionary Police Advising and Militarization Building Security in a Fractured World
ISBN: HB: 9781911512868, Helion and Company, February 2018
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 9 photos, 10 charts
This original edited volume draws upon the latest work of a global cast of scholars and practitioners in several fields to examine the history, evolution and lessons of previous expeditionary police advising missions. Since the end of the Cold War, t...
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£49,00
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Spies, Lies, and Citizenship The Hunt for Nazi Criminals
ISBN: HB: 9781612347271, Potomac Books, February 2018
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 7 photographs, 1 drawing
In the 1970s, news broke that former Nazis had escaped prosecution and were living the good life in the United States. Outrage swept the nation, and the public outcry put extreme pressure on the U.S. government to investigate these claims and to depo...
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