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  1. Shades of Deviance

    A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson

    Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Directions in Crime and Deviancy

    Edited by Simon Winlow, Rowland Atkinson

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Gated Communities

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson, Sarah Blandy

    This informative volume gathers contemporary accounts of the growth, influences on, and impacts of so-called gated communities, developments with walls, gates, guards and other forms of surveillance. While gated communities have become a common feature of the urban landscape in South Africa,...

    Published December 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  4. Gentrification in a Global Context

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson, Gary Bridge

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    Gentrification, a process of class neighbourhood upgrading, is being identified in a broader range of urban contexts throughout the world. This book throws new light and evidence to bear on a subject that deeply divides commentators on its worth and social costs given its ability to physically...

    Published March 1st 2005 by Routledge

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