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  1. Alternatives to Prison

    Edited by Anthony Bottoms, Sue Rex, Gwen Robinson

    As the UK and many other western societies face up to the consequences of a rapidly increasing prison population, so the search for alternative approaches to punishment and dealing with offenders has become an increasingly urgent priority for government policy and society as a whole. This book...

    Published October 31st 2004 by Willan

  2. Reclaiming the Streets

    By Roy Coleman

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Willan

  3. Hard Cop, Soft Cop

    Edited by Roger Hopkins Burke

    This is a book about policing styles in the broadest sense, looking at zero tolerance policing at one extreme and 'softer' approaches to policing at the other. It is particularly concerned to explore the dilemmas and moral ambiguities inherent in the tensions between different policing approaches....

    Published April 30th 2004 by Willan

  4. Criminal Justice and Political Cultures

    Edited by Tim Newburn, Richard Sparks

    As crime increasingly crosses national boundaries, and international co-operation takes firmer shape, so the development of ideas and policy on the control of crime has become an increasingly international and transnational affair. These developments call attention not just to the many points of...

    Published December 31st 2003 by Willan

  5. Selling Security

    By Alison Wakefield

    In recent years there has been massively increased demand for the services of the private security industry, which has now assumed a far greater role in policing areas that were once the sphere of the police --for example, shopping malls, leisure parks and transportation terminals. This book...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Willan

  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 June 30th 2002 by Willan

  7. The Surveillance Web

    By Mike McCahill

    The rise of CCTV and surveillance technologies has been one of the key developments in contemporary society, but its impact has often been analysed in a fragmented manner. This book addresses this issue by providing a detailed, micro-sociological account of the construction of a CCTV network in one...

    Published April 30th 2002 by Willan

  8. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  9. Crime Control and Community

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Adam Edwards

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan

  10. Policing for London

    By Marian FitzGerald, Mike Hough, Ian Joseph, Tariq Qureshi

    This title presents the findings of the Policing for London project, an independent investigation into policing in London in the wake of the death of Stephen Lawrence and the subsequent MacPherson Report. The main aim of the project was to identify the factors the police in London needed to...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Willan