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  1. Community and the Problem of Crime

    By Karen Evans

    The relationship between crime and community has a long history in criminological thought, from the early notion of the criminogenic community developed by the Chicago sociologists through to various crime prevention models in research and policy. This book offers a useful theoretical overview of...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture

    Edited by Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Karen Evans-Romaine, Helena Goscilo

    Series: Encyclopedias of Contemporary Culture

    This encyclopedia examines Russian culture from 1953, Stalin's death, to the present day. Both ‘Russian’ and ‘Culture’ are defined broadly. Given the diversity of the Federation in its ethnic composition and regional characteristics, questions of national, regional, and ethnic...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Improving Literacy at Work

    By Alison Wolf, Karen Evans

    Series: Improving Learning

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Improving Workplace Learning

    By Karen Evans, Phil Hodkinson, Helen Rainbird, Lorna Unwin

    Series: Improving Learning

    Across the western world, there is a growing awareness of the importance of workplace learning, seen at the level of national and international policy, as well as in the developing practices of employers, training providers and Trades Unions. Authoritative, accessible, and appealing, it presents...

    Published August 30th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Studying Society

    The Essentials

    By Karen Evans, Dave King

    This introductory text combines study skills and research methods to provide students with an invaluable guide to the techniques, practical skills and methods of study that will enable them to achieve success in their academic courses and become effective 'students of society'. It covers key topics...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Working to Learn

    Transforming Learning in the Workplace

    Edited by Karen Evans, Phil Hodkinson, Lorna Unwin

    The workplace is an important site for learning in today's society. This book examines the changing nature of the work and effect that this has on the skill and knowledge requirements of individuals, its implications for employment, and ways in which these changing requirements can be met....

    Published February 28th 2002 by Routledge

  7. A Tale Of Two Cities

    Global Change, Local Feeling and Everday Life in the North of England

    By Karen Evans, Penny Fraser, Ian Taylor

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    A Tale of Two Cities is a study of two major cities, Manchester and Sheffield. Drawing on the work of major theorists, the authors explore the everyday life, making contributions to our understanding of the defining activities of life....

    Published March 13th 1996 by Routledge

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