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  1. Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in...

    Published April 30th 2005 by Willan

  2. A Fair Hearing?

    By Stephen Shute, Roger Hood, Florence Seemungal

    This book reports on research which investigates the perceptions of ethnic minorities concerning their treatment in the criminal courts. It examines the extent to which ethnic minority defendants and witnesses in both the Crown Court and the magistrates' courts perceived their treatment to have...

    Published April 30th 2005 by Willan

  3. Dealing with Disaffection

    By Tim Newburn, Michael Shiner, Tara Young

    In recent years increasing attention has been paid to issues of social exclusion and the problematic transition from youthful dependence to adult independence. Often this has had severe consequences, ranging from under achievement and disruptive behaviour in school, through the misuse of alcohol...

    Published April 30th 2005 by Willan

  4. Community Policing

    By Mike Brogden, Preeti Nijhar

    Community policing has been a buzzword in Anglo-American policing for the last two decades, somewhat vague in its definition but generally considered to be a good thing. In the UK the notion of community policing conveys a consensual policing style, offering an alternative to past public order and...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Willan

  5. Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Graeme Dunstall

    This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  6. The New Punitiveness

    Edited by John Pratt, David Brown, Mark Brown, Simon Hallsworth, Wayne Morrison

    Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  7. Punishment in the Community

    2nd Edition

    By Anne Worrall, Clare Hoy

    This book aims to provide a critical analysis of both political and professional developments in policy and practice relating to non-custodial penalties, taking full account of recent developments and the creation of a National Probation Service in 2002. Its aim is to unravel the complex...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  8. Sex Offenders in the Community

    Edited by Amanda Matravers

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    This book explores current criminal justice responses to the management of individuals who are convicted of sexual offences. It aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and students to develop an informed position on this complex and increasingly controversial issue. Although the focus is...

    Published December 31st 2004 by Willan

  9. Sex Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Terry Thomas

    This book provides an account of the nature and extent of sex crime and offending in contemporary Britain, and the policies and legislative actions taken to combat this. Sex offenders have become 'demonised' figures, which has made it essential to explain the phenomena and to formulate appropriate...

    Published December 31st 2004 by Willan

  10. Policing: Key Readings

    Edited by Tim Newburn

    Policing has developed as an increasingly important and popular subject of study at colleges and universities in western societies, either as a subject in its own right or as part of broader courses in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This book aims to bring together the key readings...

    Published October 31st 2004 by Willan