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  1. Restorative Justice: Theoretical foundations

    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 field of restorative justice, and they provide a...

    Published November 1st 2002 by Willan

  2. Working Capital

    Life and Labour in Contemporary London

    By Nick Buck, Ian Gordon, Peter Hall, Michael Harloe, Mark Kleinman

    For decades the cities of the developed world were seen as problem-beset relics from times of low mobility and slow communications. But now, their potential to sustain creativity, culture and innovation is perceived as crucial to success in a much more competitive global ecomony. The vital...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Routledge

  3. The Transition from Welfare to Work

    Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes

    By Sharon Telleen, Judith V. Sayad

    How well do you understand the sweeping welfare reforms of the mid-1990s? The Transition from Welfare to Work: Processes, Challenges, and Outcomes provides a comprehensive examination of the welfare-to-work initiatives that were undertaken just prior to and following the major reform of United...

    Published October 18th 2002 by Routledge

  4. Women's Health In Mainland Southeast Asia

    Edited by Andrea Whittaker

    A thought-provoking look at women’s health in developing nations! This book shows how war, military regimes, industrialization, urbanization, and social upheaval have all affected the choices Southeast Asian women make about their health and health care. When you read these first-person accounts...

    Published September 30th 2002 by Routledge

  5. The Social Work Business

    By John Harris

    Social work has become a business. The traditional distinction drawn between social work as a non-commercial activity in the public and voluntary sectors of the welfare state and private commercial activities driven by the market's profit motive has largely disappeared. In The Social Work...

    Published September 26th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Community Penalties

    Edited by Anthony Bottoms, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Sue Rex

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    Community penalties are punishments that, in the courts' sentencing tariff, come between imprisonment and fines. They include electronic tagging, supervised unpaid work, and compulsory participation by offenders in treatment programmes.Recent years have seen many changes in England in the field of...

    Published July 1st 2002 by Willan

  7. Reform and Punishment

    Edited by Sue Rex, Michael Tonry

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    In this book a group of leading authorities in the field address the key issues surrounding the future of sentencing in Britain, in the light particularly of the highly influential Halliday Report. These proposals for reform amount to the single most ambitious and comprehensive set of proposals for...

    Published July 1st 2002 by Willan

  8. Risk and Technological Culture

    Towards a Sociology of Virulence

    By Joost Van Loon

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    The question as to whether we are now entering a risk society has become a key debate in contemporary social theory. Risk and Technological Culture presents a critical discussion of the main theories of risk from Ulrich Becks foundational work to that of his contemporaries such as Anthony Giddens...

    Published June 27th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes

    Serious Criminality by Juvenile Offenders

    By R. Barri Flowers

    Examine the factors that contribute to increasingly violent youth crimes in the United States!Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes: Serious Criminality by Juvenile Offenders is an examination of today’s serious, chronic, and violent youthful offender. This vital book explores the relationship between youth...

    Published June 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Planning, Markets and Hospitals

    By John Mohan

    Improving access to hospital services has been a goal of public policy in Britain for over seventy years, but the means by which this goal is to be attained have changed significantly over time. Drawing substantially on original research, lanning, Markets and Hospitals represents a systematic...

    Published May 30th 2002 by Routledge