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ASBO nationThe criminalisation of nuisance

ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour (ASB) was a major preoccupation of New Labour's project of social and political renewal, with Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) a controversial addition to crime and disorder ... More

Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Roger Matthews

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs) have become the main sanction for dealing with anti-social behaviour in the United Kingdom. This book provides one of the first assessments of this sanction, ... More

Children and young people in custodyManaging the risk

Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Maggie Blyth, Chris Wright, and Robert Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last decade, the reformed youth justice system has seen increases in the numbers of children and young people in custody, a sharp rise in indeterminate sentences and the continuing deaths of ... More

Communities, identities and crime

Communities, identities and crime

Basia Spalek

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book explores the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice. Offering a refreshing perspective on equality and diversity developments that ... More

Criminalisation and advanced marginalityCritically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Peter Squires and John Lea (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book represents the first full-length critical and interdisciplinary assessment of Loïc Wacquant's work in English. Wacquant's challenging critique of the neo-liberal government of crime and the ... More

Dark secrets of childhoodMedia power, child abuse and public scandals

Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last few decades, public opinion has been traumatised by revelations of child abuse on a mass scale. It has become the major human rights story of the 21st century in Western society. This ... More

The governance of female drug usersWomen's experiences of drug policy

The governance of female drug users: Women's experiences of drug policy

Natasha Du Rose

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781847426727
eISBN:
9781447307839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426727.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is about the ways in which the governance of illicit drug use shapes female dependent drug users’ lives. It argues female drug users’ subjectivities, and hence their experiences, are shaped ... More

'Hate crime' and the city

'Hate crime' and the city

Paul Iganski

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The impression often conveyed by the media about hate crime offenders is that they are hate-fuelled individuals who, in acting out their extremely bigoted views, target their victims in premeditated ... More

Implementing restorative justice in children's residential care

Implementing restorative justice in children's residential care

Carol Hayden

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426482
eISBN:
9781447302568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426482.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Restorative justice (RJ) and restorative approaches (RAs) are becoming increasingly valued as a way of responding to a wide range of conflicts, including problem behaviour and offending behaviour. ... More

Moving on from Crime and Substance UseTransforming Identities

Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More

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