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  • Public Value Management, Measurement and Reportingby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 138.99

    This volume aims to shed light on how public service value is identified, managed, measured and reported. The chapters cover a range of topics, including theoretical reflections, practical case studies and empirical observations aimed at understanding the concept of public value. more...

  • Exploring Criminal and Illegal Enterpriseby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 141.99

    This book examines the illegal behaviour of entrepreneurs and discusses how criminal entrepreneurs acquire information, learn from their entrepreneurial experiences, and utilize acquired knowledge to develop their organizations. more...

  • Ethnographies of Law and Social Controlby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 128.99

    This is a comprehensive, insightful, and state-of-the-art overview of the everyday work and activities of legal and social control professionals, functionaries, and participants, highlighting the distinctive contributions that ethnographic and ethnomethodologically-informed studies have to offer research on law and social control. more...

  • Sociological Theory and Criminological Researchby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 123.99

    This volume highlights the value of sociological theorizing in various strands of criminological research and reveals the breadth and depth of criminological sociology in its explicit and informed reliance on insights from sociological theory. It offers a range of perspectives, and theories of criminal behavior and perspectives of social control. more...

  • Punishment, Politics and Cultureby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 127.99

    Starting with an overview of the history and philosophy of punishment, this title includes articles that explore penal practices in the modern state and the deeper philosophical and social aspects of retributive justice. more...

  • Urban Poverty and the Underclassby

    Wiley 2008; US$ 110.00 US$ 99.00

    Over the last two decades "poverty" has moved centrestage as an issue within the social sciences. This volume, edited by one of Europe's foremost sociologists, aims to assess the debates surrounding poverty and the responses to it, exploring the ways in which the various socio-political systems and welfarist regimes are being radically transformed.... more...

  • The Macho Paradoxby

    Sourcebooks 2006; US$ 19.99

    Praise for The Macho Paradox "An honest, intellectually rigorous and insightful work that challenges readers to truly engage in a political discourse that can change lives, communities and nations." --Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees and Wannabes "Jackson Katz is an American hero! With integrity and courage, he has taken his message--that... more...

  • Special Issueby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 127.99

    In The Beautiful Prison incarcerated Americans and prison critics seek to imagine the prison as something better than a machinery of suffering. From personal testimony to theoretical meditation these writers explore and confront the practical and cultural limits the prison places on its transformation into a socially constructive institution. more...

  • The Hidden History of 9-11-2001by

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 130.99

    Brings together scholarship on the events of 9-11-2001, and assesses whether the truth has been told by the US government. The lead chapter shows that eleven of FBI-named Arabic hijackers could not have been on the planes, while the Dulles airport videotape has very serious authentication problems. more...

  • Admission to Residential Careby Frank Hall **Nfa**; Paul Brearley; Penny Gutridge; Frank Hall; Glenys Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...