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Handbook of Security

ISBN-10: 0230006809

ISBN-13: 9780230006805

Edition: 2006

Authors: Martin Gill, Martin 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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Book details

List price: $179.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 7/5/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 677
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Introduction
A history of security
The study of national security versus the study of corporate security : what can they learn from each other?
Engineering principles for security managers
Contributions of environmental studies to security
Forensic security and the law
The study of intelligence and its contributions to security
Criminology and security
Employee theft and staff dishonesty
The extent, nature and responses to workplace violence globally : issues and findings
Combating white-collar and organized economic crimes : some reflections on the role of security
Commercial burglary
Shoptheft
Terrorism
Information security
The security officer
Store detectives and loss prevention
Private investigators
CCTV : is it effective?
Shrinkage and radio frequency identification (RFID) : prospects, problems and practicalities
Management
Risk management
Disaster and crisis management
Regulation of private security : models for analysis
Corporate security : a cost or contributor to the bottom line?
Trends in the development of security technology
Theorizing about security