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  • Imagining Welfare Futuresby Gordon Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    Imagining Welfare Futures explores possible futures of welfare by considering different types of relationship between the public and the state through which social welfare may be organized beyond the millennium. By drawing on contemporary debates about the 'citizen', 'the community' and 'the consumer', the book explores what each of these imaginary... more...

  • Understanding Crime Preventionby Gordon Hughes

    McGraw-Hill Education 1998; US$ 46.00

    Explains current and historical debates about crime prevention and social control. This book also offers an original re-framing of the field of crime prevention based on a synthesis of new thinking in social theory. It looks at the contested history of crime prevention in the modern era and considers trends in social control in late modernity. more...

  • Ordering Livesby Gordon Hughes; Ross Fergusson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 64.95

    Taking as its focus three familiar and profoundly influential social institutions, the family, work and welfare, this accessible and exciting text looks at their role in maintaining social order and promoting social change in Britain from the 1950's to the beginning of the twenty first century. It shows how everyday life within these institutions is... more...

  • Crime Control and Communityby Gordon Hughes; Adam Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based crime control in England as a means of examining the... more...

  • Unsettling Welfareby Gordon Hughes; Gail Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    Unsettling Welfare addresses the changing relationship between social welfare, its 'recipients' and the state. In particular, the book explores the direction and the impact of the reforms of the welfare state that took place during the 1980s and 1990s. By focusing on specific fields of social welfare and social control, including health, education,... more...

  • Europeanization and Regionalization in the EU's Enlargement to Central and Eastern Europeby James Hughes; Dr Gwendolyn Sasse; Claire Gordon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 110.00

    This book is a study of EU conditionality and compliance during the enlargement to the Central and Eastern European candidate countries. EU conditionality for membership is widely understood as having been a driving force for Europeanization, providing incentives and sanctions for compliance or non-compliance with EU norms, such as the 'Copenhagen... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby R. N. Gibson; R. J. A. Atkinson; J. D. M. Gordon; R. N. Hughes

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 189.95

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes fifty years ago. Its objectives... more...

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