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  1. Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

    Edited by Nick Tilley

    This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety. It will be essential reading for anybody with interests in these fields, and will be the major work of reference on this subject for those...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Willan

  2. Community Justice

    Edited by Jane Winstone, Francis Pakes

    This book provides and accessible text and critical analysis of the concepts and delivery of community justice, a focal point in contemporary criminal justice. The probation service in particular has undergone radical changes in relation to professional training, roles and delivery of services...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Willan

  3. Reshaping Social Life

    By Sarah Irwin

    Caught up in current social changes, we do not fully understand the reshaping of social life. In sociological analyses there is a conceptual gap between subjectivities and social structural processes, and we face real difficulties in understanding social change and diversity. Through analysis of...

    Published August 25th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Childhood

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By David Bohm

    Series: Key Ideas

    In this book Chris Jenks looks at what the ways in which we construct our image of childhood can tell us about ourselves. After a general discussion of the social construction of childhood, the book is structured around three examples of the way the image of the child is played out in society: the...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Trusting Medicine

    By Patricia Illingworth

    Providing a fascinating overview of healthcare spending and cost-containment mechanisms in the US, this book explores the consequences of managed care for the community with particular attention paid to doctor-patient relationships. The author studies this significant...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Health Action Zones

    Partnerships for Health Equity

    Edited by Marian Barnes, Linda Bauld, Michaela Benzeval, Mhairi Mackenzie, Helen Sullivan, Ken Judge

    Health Action Zones (HAZ) were one of the earliest and most prominent area-based initiatives launched by the New Labour government in England soon after it came to power in 1997. Written by members of the team undertaking the national evaluation of HAZ, this book examines the initiative’s...

    Published August 4th 2005 by Routledge

  7. New Directions in Restorative Justice

    Edited by Elizabeth Elliott, Robert Gordon

    This book addresses a number of key themes and developments in restorative justice, and is based on papers originally presented at the 6th International Conference on Restorative Justice in Vancouver. It is concerned with several new areas of practice within restorative justice, with sections on...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Willan

  8. Rougher Justice

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Willan

  9. The Demography of South Africa

    By Tukufu Zuberi, Amson Sibanda, Eric O. Udjo

    This groundbreaking study of South Africa provides a unique look at the interplay of demographic, social and economic processes in a society undergoing rapid change as a result of the collapse of apartheid. It uses data from the first post-apartheid census as the basis for analysis of fertility,...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Management of Regeneration

    Choices, Challenges and Dilemmas

    By John Diamond, Joyce Liddle

    Stemming from a need to understand strategic processes, examine current practices, and identify the needs of regeneration management professionals, this book cites current regeneration management practice within a framework which critically examines the theoretical models developed over the past...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge