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Download Cargo Theft, Loss Prevention, and Supply Chain Security by Dan Burges PDF

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By Dan Burges

  • ''Although the publication has a good stab on the topic on an international scale, it has an American centre of gravity describing the weave of robbery around the union and the centres of conurbation. It levels around the modes of shipping, very adequately remembering to incorporate pipelines in its overview. you'll simply use this publication as a path publication for aspiring defense execs. Any underwriter of shipping delivery and load hyperlinks should still make an effort to reserve and browse this booklet. the common sense chapters on defense precautions and hazard administration are it sort of feels constantly sorely wanted within the assurance undefined. analyzing the later chapters we're reminded how info in this kind of crime has no less than partly been freed up by means of the web age and by way of professional businesses who hold an idea in this type of monetary job… The booklet is easily sure and revealed and redolent of a sober American direction booklet. The author's writing kind turns out to were honed by means of his publicity to favoured suggestions taught within the army. He tells you what he'll say, says it after which summarises each one laconic bankruptcy. this can be the e-book of a pragmatic expert instead of an educational one. It merits to be at the cabinets of individuals far and wide who're paid to deal with shipment and to safeguard their items from the depredations of criminals and to protect their enterprise effects from parasitic losses.''--Maritime recommend on-line, factor 537, August 10, 2012
    ''This paintings info the risk that shipment robbery poses to the nationwide economic system, examines the impression of shipment robbery on person provide chain stakeholders, from brands all of the approach to shoppers, and gives a technique for constructing offer chain safeguard and loss prevention courses. the 1st a part of the booklet explains fundamentals of shipment robbery within the twenty first century, giving historical past on prepared felony teams and the black marketplace, with separate chapters on excessive tech and prescribed drugs. half 2 describes tools for picking out threat and descriptions the jobs and duties of execs in company safety, insurance firms, third-party safety companies, and legislation enforcement. This part additionally covers actual safety, in-transit protection, energetic tracking, and matters in air, rail, and pipeline safety. there's additionally an summary of shipment robbery job forces and firms. The book's reader-friendly format deals many subheadings, bullet issues, and bankruptcy key issues. Burges is a specialist in offer chain intelligence and threat research. educational Press is an imprint of Elsevier.''--Reference and examine booklet information, October 2012


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Download Forensic Psychologist's Casebook : Psychological Profiling by Laurence Alison PDF

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By Laurence Alison

This ebook goals to illustrate how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, supplying sensible information regarding the kind of reviews supplied via psychologists and behavioural advisors, and set inside of a broader theoretical context. It asks the query 'What do practitioners really do once they offer recommendation for the police and the courts and the way do they do it?'

The participants to the e-book are all specialists within the box of criminal profiling and behavioural investigative suggestion. The chapters offer important insights into specific case information, the moral and criminal outcomes of recommendation, assurance of the suitable theoretical context, reasons for conclusions drawn, sensible problems in getting ready studies, strength pitfalls, and an account of ways situations are resolved.

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Download Judging Addicts: Drug Courts and Coercion in the Justice by Rebecca Tiger PDF

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By Rebecca Tiger

The variety of humans incarcerated within the U.S. now exceeds 2.3 million, due partially to the expanding criminalization of drug use: over 25% of individuals incarcerated in jails and prisons are there for drug offenses. Judging Addicts examines this elevated criminalization of substances and the medicalization of habit within the U.S. via targeting drug courts, the place defendants are despatched to drug remedy rather than felony. Rebecca Tiger explores how advocates of those courts make their case for what they name “enlightened coercion,” detailing how they use clinical theories of dependancy to justify elevated felony justice oversight of defendants who, via this procedure, are outlined as either “sick” and “bad.”

Tiger exhibits how those courts fuse punitive and healing techniques to drug use within the identify of a “progressive” and “enlightened” method of habit. She reviews the medicalization of drug clients, displaying how the affliction designation can supplement, instead of contradict, punitive ways, demonstrating that those courts are neither extraordinary nor targeted, and they include nice power to extend punitive keep an eye on over drug clients. Tiger argues that the medicalization of dependancy has performed little to stem the punishment of drug clients as a result of a key conceptual overlap within the clinical and punitive approaches—that routine drug use is an issue that should be mounted via sobriety. Judging Addicts presses policymakers to enforce humane responses to continual substance use that get rid of its regulate solely from the felony justice procedure and finally explores the character of crime and punishment within the U.S. today.

Listen to Tiger talk about Judging Addicts at the KPFA (Berkeley, CA) express Behind the News

Judging Addicts lines the highbrow family tree of our most recent legal justice reform ‘fix’ to a constellation of principles approximately affliction and crime, freedom and accountability, that experience pushed American justice regulations because the innovative period. a vital learn for all of these searching for a true go out to mass incarceration.” —Jonathan Simon, Adrian A. Kragen Professor of legislations, Berkeley legislations School

“In a compelling narrative, Judging Addicts shatters the existing assumptions in regards to the novelty and good fortune of latest drug courts. This courageous and engaging e-book is a must-read for students, practitioners, and advocates within the legal justice and public health and wellbeing fields.” —Mona Lynch, Professor of Criminology, legislation & Society, collage of California, Irvine

“Calling dependancy a sickness has now not decreased stigma and discomfort yet relatively widened the drug war's internet of punitive social keep an eye on. This really good publication indicates the uneasy coexistence of punishment and recovery—a sociologically wealthy tale informed in crystalline prose.” —Craig Reinarman, Professor of Sociology, collage of California, Santa Cruz

“One of the strengths of this booklet is the situation of drug courts into their ancient context concerning felony justice reforms. Tiger additionally bargains a number of stable reviews of drug courts, resembling their loss of transparency in regards to the variety of drug courtroom contributors who don't end and the not easy nature in their advocacy association (the nationwide organization of Drug courtroom execs) being the most resource of knowledge assortment and reporting approximately drug courts. She additionally does a very good task displaying the complexity of the problem and the juxtaposition of facing dependancy as either a disorder and an ethical failing.” —Jennifer Murphy, American magazine of Sociology

“[Judging Addicts] is fascinating and good written, and maybe its maximum power lies within the method within which its writer units her dialogue of the drug court docket initiative in a old context.” —Drugs: schooling, Prevention and Policy

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Download Errors of Justice: Nature, Sources and Remedies by Brian Forst PDF

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By Brian Forst

Written through a student with wide learn adventure, this publication applies an unique method of assessing felony justice guidelines, in response to their effect on mistakes of justice. The research covers the mistake of failing to carry offenders to justice in addition to the blunders of implementing charges on blameless humans and over the top expenditures on offenders. finally, it develops a brand new framework for every significant area of the justice process: policing, prosecution, adjudication and the jury, sentencing and corrections.

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Download La Pinta: Chicana o Prisoner Literature, Culture, and by B. V. Olguín PDF

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By B. V. Olguín

During this groundbreaking learn in response to archival study approximately Chicana and Chicano prisoners--known as Pintas and Pintos--as good as clean interpretations of works through well known Pinta and Pinto authors and activists, B. V. Olgu?n presents an important insights into the critical roles that incarceration and the incarcerated have performed within the evolution of Chicana/o heritage, cultural paradigms, and oppositional political praxis. this can be the 1st textual content on prisoners usually, and Chicana/o and Latina/o prisoners specifically, that offers a number case reviews from the 19th century to the current. Olgu?n areas a number of techniques in discussion in the course of the pairing of representational figures within the background of Chicana/o incarceration with particular subject matters and subject matters. Case experiences at the first nineteenth-century Chicana prisoner in San Quentin nation legal, Modesta Avila; popular late-twentieth-century Chicano poets Ra?l Salinas, Ricardo S?nchez, and Jimmy Santiago Baca; lesser-known Chicana pinta and writer Judy Lucero; and notorious Chicano drug baron and social bandit Fred G?mez Carrasco are aligned with issues from pop culture equivalent to prisoner tattoo paintings and handkerchief paintings, Hollywood Chicana/o gangxploitation and the prisoner movie American Me, and prisoner schooling initiatives. Olgu?n offers a clean severe interrogation of Chicana/o subaltern corporation, which too frequently is well known as unambiguously resistant and oppositional. As such, this examine demanding situations long-held presumptions approximately Chicana/o cultures of resistance and proposes vital explorations of the advanced and contradictory courting among Chicana/o service provider and beliefs.

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Download Sexual Violence: Policies, Practices, and Challenges in the by James F. Hodgson, Debra S. Kelley PDF

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By James F. Hodgson, Debra S. Kelley

Drawing at the latest stories, this selection of articles assesses and evaluates present felony justice responses, guidelines, and practices concerning sexual violence within the usa and Canada. individuals concentrate on methodological and ideological matters, rape legislation reform, felony justice responses, social contexts of sexual attack, and neighborhood responses. The extensive viewpoint offers readers with a complete advent to the present kingdom of felony justice responses to sexual attack in addition to the adjustments and growth being made within the sector.

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Download Judging Juveniles: Prosecuting Adolescents in Adult and by Aaron Kupchik PDF

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By Aaron Kupchik

2007 Ruth Shonle Cavan younger pupil Award offered via the yank Society of Criminology

2007 American Society of Criminology Michael J. Hindelang Award for the main impressive Contribution to analyze in Criminology

By evaluating how children are prosecuted and punished in juvenile and legal (adult) courts, Aaron Kupchik unearths that prosecuting children in legal court docket doesn't healthy with our cultural understandings of youthfulness. consequently, youngsters who're transferred to felony courts are nonetheless judged as juveniles. eventually, Kupchik makes a compelling argument for the suitability of teenybopper courts in treating young people. Judging Juveniles means that justice will be higher served if young people have been dealt with by way of the approach designed to deal with their distinct needs.

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Download The Myth of Prison Rape: Sexual Culture in American Prisons by Mark S. Fleisher PDF

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By Mark S. Fleisher

The parable of criminal Rape offers a nuanced glimpse into the advanced sexual dynamics of the yank legal. Drawing on effects from the main complete examine of inmate sexuality thus far, the authors examine the intricacies of sexuality and sexual violence in day-by-day inmate existence. Dynamic case experiences and interview excerpts liven up this cultural examine of sexuality, security, and violence in American prisons.

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