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  • Learning, Work and Social Responsibilityby Karen Evans

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    This book captures the contradictions and dangers of equating lifelong learning with individualisation and individual responsibility in high insecurity societies. The author develops unique conceptual schema for rethinking ?structure and agency?. more...

  • Crime Preventionby Karen Evans

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 37.00

    The book is a thematic examination of crime prevention, covering core areas of race, youth, community, and globalisation. Written in an accessible style with a focus on pedagogy, this is a key text for undergraduates in criminology. more...

  • Learning for a livingby Karen Evans

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95

    This lecture argues that a learning revolution that reinforces inequalities and increases the gap between the powerful and the powerless is not a revolution - the qualifications chase could eventually become a zero-sum game for all but the most advantaged. more...

  • A Grim Almanac of Staffordshireby Karen Evans

    The History Press 2014; US$ 17.99

    A Grim Almanac of Staffordshire is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 ghastly tales from around the county. Full of dreadful deeds, strange disappearances and a multitude of murders, this almanac explores the darker side of Staffordshire's past. Here are stories of tragedy, torment and the truly unfortunate with diverse tales of freak weather, bizarre... more...

  • A Grim Almanac of Birminghamby Karen Evans

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    Discover 365 gruesome tales from Birmingham's past. With appalling accidents, frightful crimes and extraordinary deaths, there is a tale to surprise even the most hardened reader. Featured here is the man who deliberately swallowed his wooden walking stick, a nineteenth-century horsemeat scandal, a drunken dispute that led to a man being stabbed in... more...

  • Community and the Problem of Crimeby Karen Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    The relationship between crime and community has a long history in criminological thought, from the early notion of the criminogenic community developed by the Chicago sociologists through to various crime prevention models in research and policy. This book offers a useful theoretical overview of key approaches to the subject of crime and community... more...

  • Reconnectionby Karen Evans; Beatrix Niemeyer

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    This book is based on the work of a European partnership, whose members came together from Belgium England Finland Germany Portugal and Greece with the support of funding from the EU Socrates Programme. Our goal was to work collaboratively to generate new ways of thinking about the situation of people aged between 14 and 25 who are at risk of (or experiencing)... more...

  • Studying Societyby Karen Evans; Dave King

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    This introductory text combines study skills and research methods to provide students with an invaluable guide to the techniques, practical skills and methods of study that will enable them to achieve success in their academic courses and become effective 'students of society'. It covers key topics such as: asking questions ? how to formulate questions... more...

  • Maintaining Community in the Information Ageby Dr Karen F. Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    By exploring the experiences of community activists and organizations working with information and communication technology (ICT) to build communities, this book offers a grounded and informed study of the role ICT plays in people's lives. The author emphasizes the importance of networks built around trust, shared spaces and local knowledge bases in... more...

  • Improving Literacy at Workby Alison Wolf; Karen Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers are of concern as never before, a focus for workplace... more...