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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
It is a common perception that violent crime is on the increase and social surveys record a growing fear of victimisation among the public. Yet not all violence is criminalised, and much criminal violence still goes unreported. Punishing Violence examines the series of decisions - by victims, police officers, prosecutors and courts - which determine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
In Mental Health Social Work , Colin Pritchard draws on his many years of experience in research, teaching and practice in order to explore key issues for social workers who want to work in the mental health field. Mental health social work can be one of the most rewarding and one of the most frustrating areas of social work practice. Social workers... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95
What Muscovites get in a soup kitchen run by the Christian Church of Moscow is something far more subtle and complex?if no less necessary and nourishing?than the food that feeds their hunger. In Not by Bread Alone, the first full-length ethnographic study of poverty and social welfare in the postsocialist world, Melissa L. Caldwell focuses on the... more...
- Dearborn Trade Publishing 2002; US$ 27.00
A knowledge based company's intangible assets are its': people, customers, reputation, intellectual capital, ideas, and time. All of which are the essence of its value. Yet those items don't appear on its balance sheet, explains consultant Lisa M. Aldisert. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
Crime and Social Change in Middle England offers a new way of looking at contemporary debates on the fear of crime. Using observation, interviews and documentary analysis it traces the reactions of citizens of one very ordinary town to events, conflicts and controversies around such topical subjects of criminological investigation as youth, public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95
This anthology, selected by Tony Parker shortly before his death in 1996, provides the very essence of his quite distinctive contribution to criminology. In it he speaks intimately to all kinds of people including offenders, inadequates, professional criminals, sex offenders, frauds and false pretence merchants and prisoners on death row. Lyn Smith... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95
Designed to complement "Crime and Punishment: An Introductory History" UCL Press, 1996, this sourcebook contains documents specifically selected to illuminate major issues raised in the textbook. In the first part of the book, extracts of laws and royal, local and church records from Anglo- Saxon England to the 18th century reveal changing patterns... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Criminal biographies enjoyed enormous popularity in the Eighteenth Century: today they offer us some fascinating perspectives on the period. Drunks, Whores and Idle Apprentices is the first book to reproduce a number of these biographies in full. Not only do these biographies make fascinating reading, they also raise the problem of how to read them... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 64.95
This innovative and pioneering new book establishes links between crime reduction and the law, uniquely offering a detailed examination of how specific legislation and performance targets aid or undermine attempts at crime reduction. Providing a sustained analysis, this ground-breaking book considers the social policy, politics and legislation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 66.95
Here is a book about the practical design of communities and housing in which people can enjoy a good quality of life, free from crime and fear of crime. Recognising that crime, vandalism and anti-social behaviour are issues of high public concern, and that the driving forces behind crime are numerous, this book argues that good design can help tackle... more...