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  1. Reducing Reoffending

    By Fergus McNeill, Bill Whyte

    Reducing Reoffending provides a critical overview of social work and community justice in Scotland, taking full account of recent developments. The book is divided into three comprehensive sections. Part one of the book provides a critical analysis of the challenge of reducing reoffending in...

    Published April 1st 2007 by Willan

  2. Drugs and Popular Culture

    Edited by Paul Manning

    The use of illegal drugs is so common that a number of commentators now refer to the 'normalisation' of drug consumption. It is surprising, then, that to date very little academic work has explored drug use as part of contemporary popular culture. This collection of readings will apply an...

    Published February 1st 2007 by Willan

  3. Issues in Green Criminology

    Edited by Piers Beirne, Nigel South

    Issues in Green Criminology: confronting harms against environments, humanity and other animals aims to provide, if not a manifesto, then at least a significant resource for thinking about green criminology, a rapidly developing field. It offers a set of specially written introductions and a...

    Published January 1st 2007 by Willan

  4. Crime Online

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes

    Crime Online is concerned to explore the dual capacity of the Internet to pervert and to democratize: it offers its users freedom, democracy, and communication with people around the world while at the same time generating anxieties concerning its potential to corrupt vulnerable minds and...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Willan

  5. Fraud

    By Alan Doig

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Fraud remains one of the most important crimes and causes billions of pounds of losses each year, many thousands of people are employed to try to prevent it, but it has remained largely neglected in the literature. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the main issues involved in fraud, its...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Willan

  6. The Price of Sex

    By Belinda Brooks-Gordon

    As a society we are buying more sex than ever before. Adult sex shops now take their place amongst retailers in the high street and lap dancing clubs compete for an increased share of the leisure economy; hotel chains offer sexually explicit films as part of their standard service, the party...

    Published July 1st 2006 by Willan

  7. Secure and Tranquil Travel

    Edited by Martha J. Smith, Derek B. Cornish

    Herein lie the answers to crime and disorder. So many people become dispirited, fatalistic or angry about crime instead of seeing crime problems, like business setbacks, as challenges or even opportunities. This book sets out a clear, systematic and demonstrably successful strategy for reducing the...

    Published May 1st 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 April 1st 2006 by Willan

  9. Crime Control, Politics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Benekos, Alida V. Merlo

    This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of...

    Published February 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Organised Crime

    By Alan Wright

    This book aims to provide an accessible introduction to the study of organised crime - about those who commit it, the effect it has on individuals, businesses and states, and the ways in which states and the international community have sought to contain it. It explores all facets of what has...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Willan