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  1. Violent and Sexual Offenders

    Assessment, Treatment and Management

    Edited by Jane Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Philip Birch

    This book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of issues of assessment, treatment and management of dangerous offenders. It takes particular account of recent policy and legislative changes such as the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the development of initiatives to manage dangerous...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Willan

  2. 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 October 31st 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 September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Violence and Sex Work in Britain

    By Hilary Kinnell

    This book is concerned with violence in the sex industry. It aims to provide an understanding of the nature of violence against sex workers and the relationship between violence, government legislation and policy, and law enforcement practices - an essential task in view particularly of the&...

    Published September 30th 2008 by Willan

  5. 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 June 30th 2008 by Willan

  6. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression

    Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Barbara Fawcett, Fran Waugh

    Everyone working in health and social care is at one point or another confronted by violent behaviour and its consequences. Addressing Violence, Abuse and Oppression provides a broad overview of violence in relation to a range of groups and areas that involve human service professionals....

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  7. Holding Your Square

    By Christopher Mullins

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book is about the meanings of masculinities within the social networks of the streets of an American city (St Louis, Missouri), and how these shaped perceptions and enactments of violence. Based on a large number of interviews with offenders the author provides a rich description of life on...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Willan

  8. Murder

    By Shani D'Cruze, Sandra L. Walklate, Samantha Pegg

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    This book seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing a highly accessible account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. It uses detailed case studies as a way of exemplifying and exploring more general questions of socio-cultural responses to...

    Published March 31st 2006 by Willan

  9. The Violent Workplace

    By P.A.J Waddington, Doug Badger, Ray Bull

    The threat of violence concerns most people most profoundly. It has long been a topic of intensive academic, practical and political debate. In recent years the workplace has emerged as a recognized site of violence, threat and menace and this book will make a significant contribution to the...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Willan

  10. Workplace Violence

    Edited by Vaughan Bowie, Bonnie S. Fisher, Cary Cooper

    This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th 2001 and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence. It builds upon the expanded typology of...

    Published September 30th 2005 by Willan