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  • Gun Culture or Gun Control?by Peter Squires

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 66.95

    n 1996 the shooting and killing of 16 young children in a Dunblane primary school provoked wide reaching parliamentary reform to British gun laws. Within months virtually all privately owned handguns had been outlawed. Gun Culture or Gun Control? presents the first substantial analysis of the social and political reactions to events in Dunblane and... more...

  • Asbo Nationby Peter Squires

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 45.00

    This collection brings together opinion, commentary, research evidence, professional guidance, debate and critique in order to understand the phenomenon of anti-social behaviour. more...

  • Community safetyby Peter Squires

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years on, it is important to ask how the community safety agenda has evolved and developed within local crime and disorder prevention strategies. This book... more...

  • Gun Crime in Global Contextsby Peter Squires

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both regional conflicts and to crime. This book attempts to... more...

  • Making Sense of Secondary Scienceby Rosalind Driver; Ann Squires; Peter Rushworth; Valerie Wood-Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What ideas do children hold about the natural world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? Young learners bring to the classroom knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world constructed from their experiences of education and from outside school.? These ideas contribute to subsequent learning, and research... more...

  • Shooting to Killby Peter Squires; Peter Kennison

    Wiley 2010; US$ 129.95

    Shooting to Kill? Policing, Firearms and Armed Response explores the dilemma of armed response policing in the UK, and policing in a gun culture. Offers the first critical exploration of the ACPO code of guidance on Police Use of Firearms and other tactical manuals Includes interviews with senior police firearms managers and critical case studies... more...

  • Rougher Justiceby Peter Squires; Dawn Stephen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need, providing a critique of the government's use of the concept... more...

  • Criminalisation and advanced marginalityby Peter Squires; John Lea

    Policy Press 2012; US$ 99.00

    Written by criminologists and policy analysts, Criminalisation and advanced marginality offers a constructive but critical application of Wacquant's ideas. more...

  • Making Sense of Secondary Science: Support Materials for Teachersby Rosalind Driver; Peter Rushworth; Ann Squires; Valerie Wood-Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 300.00

    When children begin secondary school, they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. This collection of support materials is designed especially for teachers of the early years in secondary school to give guidance both on the ideas which children are likely... more...

  • Making Sense of Secondary Scienceby Rosalind Driver; Peter Rushworth; Ann Squires; Valerie Wood-Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 180.00

    Research has shown that teaching is unlikely to be effective unless it takes into account the knowledge already learned by children approaching secondary level. This book provides a concise summary of the research that has been done in this area. more...

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