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  1. Public Opinion and Criminal Justice

    Context, Practice and Values

    Edited by Jane Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    Public opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants...

    Published November 1st 2008 by Willan

  2. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 24th 2008 by Willan

  3. Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem....

    Published October 1st 2008 by Routledge

  4. Reluctant Gangsters

    The Changing Face of Youth Crime

    By John Pitts

    This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their communities, those charged with preventing crime and those struggling to vouchsafe '...

    Published September 19th 2008 by Willan

  5. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It is designed to be used as a text for students studying this subject as part of a wider course in criminal justice, police studies, law or social work, and for practitioners...

    Published August 1st 2008 by Willan

  6. Criminalising Social Policy

    Anti-social Behaviour and Welfare in a De-civilised Society

    By John Rodger

    Recent legislative and policy developments in contemporary Britain have ushered in a new approach to criminal justice. The focus on criminal dispositions and welfarism has given way to a strategy which now involves the management of social exclusion, dysfunctional and anti-social families and...

    Published July 4th 2008 by Willan

  7. Investing in Children

    Policy, Law and Practice in Practice

    By Christine Piper

    This book brings together insights from a range of disciplines, including law, sociology, criminology and history, to identify and explain the complex and inter-related factors which help or hinder the state to 'invest' in children and young people. The first part of the book examines the '...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Willan

  8. Young People, Crime and Justice

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book is about the involvement of young people in criminality and the subsequent response of the authorities to their activities. It provides a comprehensive and detailed introduction to these themes, and is intended primarily for second- or third-level undergraduates or those commencing...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Willan

  9. Sex as Crime?

    Edited by Gayle Letherby, Kate Williams, Philip Birch, Maureen E Cain

    This book brings together chapters by academics, researchers and practitioners to analyse how crimes such as sex work, domestic violence and rape and sexual assault have risen up the Government agenda in recent years. For example, the 'Paying the Price' consultation exercise on sex work in 2004,...

    Published July 1st 2008 by Willan

  10. Crimes Against Nature

    Environmental Criminology and Ecological Justice

    By Rob White

    Crimes Against Nature provides a systematic account and analysis of the key concerns of green criminology, written by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book draws upon the disciplines of environmental studies, environmental sociology and environmental management as well as...

    Published June 1st 2008 by Willan