WorldCat Identities

Wright, Alan 1941-

Works: 4 works in 40 publications in 2 languages and 512 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV6441, 364.106
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Alan Wright
Organised crime by Alan Wright( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text provides a broadly based introduction to the increasingly important subject of organised crime. It explores all facets of organised crime, and contains case studies illustrating the growth of organised crime at national, international and transnational levels
Handbook of criminal investigation by Tim Newburn( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides the most comprehensive and authoritative book yet published on the subject of criminal investigation, a rapidly developing area within the police and other law enforcement agencies, and an important sub discipline within police studies. The subject is rarely out of the headlines, and there is widespread media interest in criminal investigation. Handbook of Criminal Investigation provides a rigorous and critical approach to not only the process of criminal investigation but also the context in which this takes place, the theory underlying it, and the variety of factors which
Policing : an introduction to concepts and practice by Alan Wright( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides a highly readable introduction to the role and function of the police and policing, examining the issues and debates that surround this. It looks at the 'core functions' of the police, the ways in which police functions have developed, their key characteristics, and the challenges they face. From the outset questions are asked about the conceptual contestability and ambiguity of policing, and different views of police roles are addressed in turn: policing as social control, crime investigation, managing risk, policing as community justice, and as a public good
Ethics and corruption by Alan Wright( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.59 (from 0.00 for Ethics and ... to 0.70 for Organised ...)
WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
English (39)
Spanish (1)