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  1. New Series: Law and Religion - Coming Soon

    Do you have a fantastic idea for a new book and would like to write for the new Law and Religion series?

  2. Watch our interview with Eamonn Carrabine and Nigel South, co-authors of ‘Criminology’

  3. Feeding India

    Livelihoods, Entitlements and Capabilities
    By Bill Pritchard, Anu Rammohan, Madhushree Sekher, S. Parasuraman and Chetan Choithani

    Food security is one of the twenty-first century’s key global challenges, and lessons learned from India have particular significance worldwide. Not only does India account for approximately one quarter of the world’s under-nourished persons, it also provides a worrying case of how rapid economic growth may not provide an assumed panacea to food security... Read more...

  4. Governance Reform in Africa

    International and Domestic Pressures and Counter-Pressures
    By Jerome Bachelard

    Poor governance is increasingly recognized as the greatest impediment to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, some impressive governance reforms are underway in many countries. This includes cases such as Nigeria – formerly the most corrupt country in the world according to Transparency International... Read more...

  5. Urban Regeneration in the UK, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Tallon

    Urban Regeneration in the UK combines the approaches taken by central government and cities themselves to regenerate urban areas, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of the field. Each chapter also contains case studies, study questions, suggested further reading and websites, making this an essential resource for undergraduate students interested in Urban Studies, Geography, Planning and the Built Environment... Read more...

  6. Cultures of Desistance

    Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities
    By Adam Calverley

    In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behavior – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic differences in factors identified as affecting disengagement from offending... Read more...

  7. Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug taking decisions from adolescence to adulthood
    By Lisa Williams

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their decision making within the context of their everyday lives... Read more...

  8. Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice
    By Martin A. Andresen

    This text will be ideal for courses on crime prevention, where students are oftentimes encouraged to consider policy problems and apply theory to practice. This book offers up environmental criminology as a theoretical framework for making sense of complex neighbourhood problems, meaning that it will be perfect for modules on geography of crime, crime analysis and indeed, environmental criminology... Read more...

  9. Drugs and Crime, 4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is oftentimes less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and a lack of consensus amongst experts... Read more...

  10. Middle Class Meltdown in America

    Causes, Consequences, and Remedies
    By Kevin T Leicht and Scott T Fitzgerald

    In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data. The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder footing... Read more...

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