Criminologists on terrorism and homeland security

This volume presents 19 original essays addressing what is widely regarded as the most serious problem confronting America today and for years to come – terrorism – from the unique perspective of criminology. The chapters collected here address such issues as the prevention of terrorism, the applica...

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Other Authors: Forst, Brian (Editor), Greene, Jack R. (Editor), Lynch, James P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2011
Series:Cambridge studies in criminology
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Summary:This volume presents 19 original essays addressing what is widely regarded as the most serious problem confronting America today and for years to come – terrorism – from the unique perspective of criminology. The chapters collected here address such issues as the prevention of terrorism, the applicability of community policing and routine activities models of crime to the problem of terrorism, how to balance liberty and security, and how to think about and manage the fear of terrorism, as well as the coordination of federal and local efforts to prevent and counter terrorism. Criminologists on Terrorism and Homeland Security will be of interest to anyone concerned about violence prevention in general and terrorism in particular, policing, prosecution, adjudication, sentencing and restorative justice
Physical Description:xxi, 472 pages digital
ISBN:9780511976384