The handbook of security


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    The handbook of security

    edited by Martin Gill

    Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

    • : hardback

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    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Description and Table of Contents


    This text is essential reading for all those engaged with the security world. Split into five parts, it begins with the study of security as a discipline. It then looks at crime in organizations and analyzes the various sub-sectors of security. A section on management issues precedes the final section looking at issues that impact security.

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • M.Gill PART ONE: SECURITY AS A DISCIPLINE A History of Security
    • R.D.McCrie The Study of National Security Versus the Study of Corporate Security: What Can They Learn from Each Other?
    • C.Stapley , S.Grillot & S.Sloan Engineering Principles for Security Managers
    • B.B.Rogers Contributions of Environmental Studies to Security
    • R.H.Schneider Forensic Security and the Law
    • D.B.Kennedy The Study of Intelligence and Its Contributions to Security
    • J.D.Calder Criminology
    • G.Farrell & K.Pease PART TWO: CRIMES AND ORGANISATIONS Employee Theft and Staff Dishonesty
    • R.C.Hollinger & J.L.Davis The Extent, Nature and Responses to Workplace Violence Globally: Issues and Findings
    • E.Licu & B.S.Fisher Combating White-Collar and Organised Economic Crimes: Some Reflections on the Role of Security
    • M.Levi Commercial Burglary
    • R.I.Mawby Shoptheft
    • R.Hayes & C.Cardone Terrorism
    • P.Wilkinson Information Security
    • J.Crampton , K.G.Paterson , F.Piper & J.B.Robshaw PART THREE: SECURITY SERVICES The Security Officer
    • A.Wakefield Store Detectives & Loss Prevention
    • R.Hayes Private Investigators
    • T.Prenzler CCTV: Is it Effective?
    • M.Gill Shrinkage and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID): Prospects, Problems and Practicalities
    • J.Bamfield Risk Management
    • M.L.Garcia Disaster and Crisis Management
    • D.Elliott PART FIVE: ISSUES IN SECURITY Regulation of Private Security: Models for Analysis
    • M.Button & B.George Corporate Security: A Cost or Contributor to the Bottom Line?
    • D.Challinger Trends in the Development of Security Technology
    • C.Smith Theorising About Security
    • G.Manunta & R.Manunta

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