The Handbook of Security

Editor/Author Gill, Martin
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $260.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $390.00
ISBN: 978-1-137-32327-9
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 56
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The substantially revised second edition of the Handbook of Security provides the most comprehensive analysis of scholarly security debates and issues to date. Including contributions from some of the world's leading scholars it critiques the way security is provided and managed.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Tables, Figures and Boxes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1 Introducing The Handbook of Security - Martin Gill
  • Part I Disciplines and Security
  • 2 The History of Private Security and Its Impact on the Modern Security Sector - Bruce George and Simon Kimber
  • 3 Environmental Studies and the Influence of Culture: Security Consulting Experiences in Korea, Japan and Malaysia - Richard H. Schneider
  • 4 What Have Criminologists Done for Us Lately? - Ken Pease and Graham Farrell
  • 5 Politics, Economics and Security - Adam White
  • 6 Engineering Principles in the Protection of Assets - David Brooks and Clifton L. Smith
  • 7 Design and Security - Paul Ekblom
  • Part II Offences
  • 8 From ‘Old’ to ‘New’ Terrorism: History, Current Trends and Future Prospects - Kumar Ramakrishna
  • 9 The Violent Vortex: Appraising Risk from Workers Who Kill On-the-job - Seungmug (Zech) Lee and Robert McCrie
  • 10 The Extent, Nature and Responses to Workplace Violence Globally: Issues and Findings - Amy L. Stutzenberger and Bonnie S. Fisher
  • 11 Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships - Robert Beckman and Monique Page
  • 12 Fighting Organized Crime and the Threats to Business - Michael Levi
  • 13 Commercial Burglary - R.I. Mawby
  • 14 Identity Theft - Henry N. Pontell and Gilbert Geis
  • 15 Cybercrime and Establishing a Secure Cyberworld - Lennon Y.C. Chang and Peter Grabosky
  • 16 Counterfeiting: The Challenges for Governments, Companies and Consumers - Virginie De Barnier
  • Part III Crime and Security in Sectors
  • 17 Understanding Loss in the Retail Sector - Adrian Beck
  • 18 Crime and Disorder, Security and the Tourism Industry - R.I. Mawby
  • 19 Food Security - Hope Johnson and Reece Walters
  • 20 Criminal Activity in the Financial Sector - Mark Button and Martin Tunley
  • Part IV Researching Security
  • 21 Influences of Investigations and Scholarly Studies on the Evolution of American Private Policing: Healthy Distrust, Watchful Eyes - James D. Colder
  • 22 Securing the Knowledge - Paul Ekblom
  • 23 A View from the Street: Active Offenders, the Life-course, Technology and Implications for Security - Richard K. Moule Jr
  • 24 The Ethnographic Approach and Security: The Case of Airports - Alan (Avi) Kirschenbaum
  • 25 Crime Mapping as a Tool for Security and Crime Prevention - Kate Bowers and Shane D. Johnson
  • 26 Improving the Evidence Base in Security: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis - Matthew Manning
  • 27 Developing, Improving and Evaluating Loss Prevention Initiatives Using Randomized Controlled Trials - Read Hayes and Kyle Grottini
  • Part V Security Products and Services
  • 28 Signing Security - Nick Tilley
  • 29 Security Technology in the Protection of Assets - Clifton L. Smith
  • 30 Intrusion Detection Systems in the Protection of Assets - David Brooks
  • 31 CCTV: Reflections on Its Use, Abuse and Effectiveness - Emmeline Taylor and Martin Gill
  • 32 The Security Officer - Mahesh K. Nalla and Alison Wakefield
  • 33 Private Military and Security Companies: Armed, Global, Regulated and Professional? - Kateri Carmola
  • Part VI Security and Its Management
  • 34 The Role of Partnerships in Security Management - Tim Prenzler and Rick Sarre
  • 35 Security and Risk Management - Joshua Bamfield
  • 36 Disaster and Crisis Management - Dominic Elliott
  • 37 Managing Intelligence and Responding to Emerging Threats: The Case of Biosecurity - Patrick F. Walsh
  • 38 Regulation - Tim Prenzler and Rick Sarre
  • Part VII Critiquing Security
  • 39 Critiques of Corporate Security: Cost, Camouflage and Creep - Randy K. Lippert and Kevin Walby
  • 40 Securitization, Infopolitics and the Suppression of Liberty - John Edward Deukmedjian
  • 41 Where Next for the Professionalization of Security? - Alison Wakefield
  • 42 Trading in Security: Issues in the Commodification of Public Security - Julie Ayling
  • 43 Security Ethics: Principled Decision-Making in Hard Cases - Andrew A. Adams
  • 44 Exploring Some Contradictions of Modern-Day Security - Martin Gill