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  • The New Politics of Crime Punishmentby Roger Matthews; Jock Young

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of the book is that a qualitative change has taken... more...

  • CRIME AND INEQUALITYby Chris Grover

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book examines key relationships between material circumstances and crime, and analyzes the areas of social policy ? in particular social security and labour market policy ? that are most important in terms of dealing with inequality at the lower end of the income hierarchy. It seeks to explain why inequality is linked to offending behaviour and... more...

  • Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    Willan Publishing 2006; US$ 94.95

    This book provides a comprehensive, up to date and detailed introduction to the criminal justice system for students and practitioners needing to know about this. It assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white collar and corporate crime), and provides a detailed account and analysis of the response of the state to... more...

  • Investing in Childrenby Christine Piper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the 'intangibles' - the ideologies, social constructions and moral... more...

  • Justice, Community Civil Societyby Joanna Shapland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Over the last decade there has arisen considerable disquiet about the relationship between criminal justice and its publics. This has been expressed in a variety of different ways, ranging from a concern that state criminal justice has moved too far away from the concerns of ordinary people (become too distant, too out of touch, insufficiently reflective... more...

  • Islam, Crime Criminal Justiceby Basia Spalek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book brings together research into key aspects of the interconnections between Islam, crime and the criminal justice system in Britain, a particularly timely collection in the light of both the recent disturbances in several northern English cities as well as the impact of the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath. Chapters in the... more...

  • Confronting Crimeby Michael Tonry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' through to the White Paper and new criminal justice legislation, controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This book provides a detailed review of the thinking behind these new plans and legislation, looking... more...

  • Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justiceby Kerry Baker; Alex Sutherland

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This report provides a detailed exploration of MAPPA policy and practice in order to prompt further debate about the implications of the risk paradigm for young people and youth justice practitioners. more...

  • The Politics of Imprisonmentby Vanessa Barker

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 34.99

    The attention devoted to the unprecedented levels of imprisonment in the United States obscure an obvious but understudied aspect of criminal justice: there is no consistent punishment policy across the U.S. It is up to individual states to administer their criminal justice systems, and the differences among them are vast. For example, while some states... more...

  • Securing Respectby Andrew Millie

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 41.95

    Securing respect contains essays from leading academics in the field that consider the origins, current interpretations and possible future for the Respect Agenda. It explores various policy and theoretical discourses relating to 'respect', behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour. more...