The Handbook of Security

Hardcover | September 19, 2006

EditorMartin Gill

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The Handbook of Security is essential reading for all those engaged with the security world. This in-depth book collates the best research available for the security academic and professional. The book is divided into five parts. It begins with the study of security as a discipline, assessing the contribution made by different subject areas to the study of security. The second part looks as crime in organizations. The third part analyzes the various sub-sectors of security. A section on management issues precedes the final section looking at a mage of issues that impact on security.

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The Handbook of Security is essential reading for all those engaged with the security world. This in-depth book collates the best research available for the security academic and professional. The book is divided into five parts. It begins with the study of security as a discipline, assessing the contribution made by different subject ...

MARTIN GILL is Director of Perpetuity Research and Consultancy International (PRCI), a spin out company from the University of Leicester, UK, where he is a Professor of Criminology. The company specializes in the areas of security management, risk management, crime and crime prevention. He has been actively involved in a range of stud...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.5 inPublished:September 19, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230006809

ISBN - 13:9780230006805

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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--A.Beck * PART FOUR: SECURITY MANAGEMENT * Management--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