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  1. Madness and Crime

    By Philip Bean

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Willan

  2. 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 often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)

    By Philip Bean

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ‘rehabilitative ideal’ is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Drug Treatment

    What Works?

    Edited by Philip Bean, Teresa Nemitz

    Britain, like almost everywhere else, has a burgeoning drug problem. Finding ways of dealing with this problem is a major platform of government policy and a great deal has been made of the impact of treatment on drug users. Drug Treatment: What Works? is a cutting edge survey of the latest...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Crime

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Philip Bean

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    This four-volume collection deals with the causes and prevention of crime as well as the treatment and punishment of its perpetrators. While taking a sociological approach to the subject, the articles gathered in this collection reflect the diversity of related fields and theoretical traditions...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Informers

    Policing, policy, practice

    Edited by Roger Billingsley, Teresa Nemitz, Philip Bean

    The police rely heavily on paid and unpaid informers: without them clear-up rates would plummet, and many crimes would remain undetected. Yet little is known about the informer system and how it works, for example: who are these informers? how are they recruited? how are they handled? who handles...

    Published November 1st 2000 by Willan

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