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  1. Exercising Discretion

    Edited by Loraine Gelsthorpe, Nicola Padfield

    The exercise of discretion in the criminal justice system and related agencies often plays a key part in decisions which are made, but definitions of discretion are not clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy. This book...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Willan

  2. The American Midwest: Managing Change in Rural Transition

    Managing Change in Rural Transition

    By Norman Walzer

    The rural Midwest is undergoing fundamental changes with increased competition from foreign agriculture; employment shifts from higher-paying manufacturing to lower-paying service industries; the displacement of local small town business by large discount stores and shopping malls; overall...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Routledge

  3. Social and Economic Policies in Korea

    Ideas, Networks and Linkages

    By Dong-Myeon Shin

    Series: Routledge Advances in Korean Studies

    The sustained remarkable economic growth in the East Asian countries - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore - has brought about a great deal of debate over the role of the state in the market and society. Shin analyses the dynamic process of state interventions in the economy and...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Restorative Justice in Context

    Edited by Elmar G. M. Weitekamp, Hans-Jürgen Kerner

    This book brings together a selection of papers originally presented and discussed at the fourth international restorative justice conference, held at the University of Tübingen. The contributors include many of the leading authorities in the burgeoning field of restorative justice, and they...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Willan

  5. Youth Offending and Restorative Justice

    By Adam Crawford, Tim Newburn

    This book provides an empirically grounded, theoretically informed account of recent changes to the youth justice system in England and Wales, focusing on the introduction of elements of restorative justice into the heart of the criminal justice system, and the implementation of referral orders and...

    Published March 1st 2003 by Willan

  6. Child Pornography

    An Internet Crime

    By Ethel Quayle, Max Taylor

    Child pornography, particularly that available via the Internet, has become a cause of huge social concern in recent years. This book examines the reality behind the often hysterical media coverage of the topic. Drawing on extensive new research findings, it examines how child pornography is used...

    Published February 20th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Old Age

    By John Vincent

    Series: Key Ideas

    Recent decades have seen a fundamental change in the age structure of many western societies. In these societies it is now common for a fifth to a quarter of the population to be retired, for fewer babies to be born than is required to sustain the size of the population and for life expectancy to...

    Published January 16th 2003 by Routledge


    2nd Edition

    By Paul Trowler

    In this up-to-date introduction to a key policy area, Paul Trowler puts current education policy into context by showing how it has evolved over time and in response to different political ideals. He examines what education policy is, how it is formulated and, crucially, how implementation...

    Published December 26th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Work and Organizational Psychology

    An Introduction with Attitude

    By Christine Doyle

    Series: Psychology at Work

    In this unique text, Christine Doyle provides the student with a cutting-edge introduction to the field of work and organizational psychology. The main focus is on recent changes that have occurred in the world of work, incorporating their causes, consequences, proposed solutions to the associated...

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Adoption

    Changing Families, Changing Times

    Edited by Anthony Douglas, Terry Philpot

    Adoption: Changing Families, Changing Times draws together contributions from all those with an interest in adoption: adopted people; birth parents and adoptive parents; practitioners and managers in the statutory and voluntary sectors; academics and policy makers. Chapters on research and policy...

    Published November 21st 2002 by Routledge