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  1. The New Politics of Crime and Punishment

    Edited by Roger Matthews, Jock Young

    This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of...

    Published July 1st 2003 by Willan

  2. Sport

    Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Edited by Eric Dunning, Dominic Malcolm

    Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

    Recent years have seen a rapid growth in the field of sports studies. This collection provides an invaluable resource for this burgeoning field, offering a selection of classic works and more recent, groundbreaking journal articles on the sociology of sport.Key features of this collection are:*...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Hearing the Voices of Children

    Social Policy for a New Century

    Edited by Christine Hallett, Alan Prout

    Hearing the Voices of Children provides a fresh perspective on social policy. At the heart of the book is the emergence of 'children's voices' and the implications of this for social policy. The authors argue that children's voices should be heard much more strongly in the process of policy...

    Published June 26th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Evaluation Research in Child Welfare

    Improving Outcomes Through University-Public Agency Partnerships

    By Katharine Briar-Lawson, Joan Levy Zlotnik

    Since the 1980s, child welfare agencies and social work programs in more than 40 states have come together to address recruitment and retention issues by preparing social work students for child welfare practice—and to enhance the delivery of child welfare services. This book documents the...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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