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  • Madness Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1 is about madness itself, exploring three main models ? cognitive,... more...

  • Legalising Drugsby Philip Bean

    Policy Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    This timely book explores the debates surrounding the legalisation of drugs, examining the alternatives and their implications for individuals and society. It will be essential reading for students and academics in criminology, sociology and social policy, as well as policy makers, practitioners and the general public. more...

  • Mental Disorder and Legal Controlby Philip Bean

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 43.00

    This book discusses the admission of mentally ill patients, their control in hospital and community and their rights. more...

  • Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)by Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ?rehabilitative ideal? is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of justice. Using a framework derived from the sociology... more...

  • Drugs and Crimeby Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and... more...

  • Drug Treatmentby Philip Bean; Teresa Nemitz

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Britain, like almost everywhere else, has a burgeoning drug problem. Finding ways of dealing with this problem is a major platform of government policy and a great deal has been made of the impact of treatment on drug users. Drug Treatment: What Works? is a cutting edge survey of the latest developments in these treatments, and it sets out to ask... more...

  • Informersby Roger Billingsley; Teresa Nemitz; Philip Bean

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The police rely heavily on paid and unpaid informers: without them clear-up rates would plummet, and many crimes would remain undetected. Yet little is known about the informer system and how it works, for example: who are these informers? how are they recruited? how are they handled? who handles them? what sort of information do they provide? ... more...

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