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UnleashedThe phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More

UprootedThe Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Uprooted: The Shipment of Poor Children to Canada, 1867-1917

Roy Parker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420145
eISBN:
9781447304142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420145.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Some 80,000 British children – many of them under the age of ten – were shipped from Britain to Canada by Poor Law authorities and voluntary bodies during the fifty years following Confederation in ... More

Values in criminology and community justice

Values in criminology and community justice

Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan, Anne Robinson, and Paul Senior (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This edited book considers the values both implicit and explicit in criminology and criminal justice. Taking Becker’s influential article “Whose Side Are We On?” (1967) as a starting point, the book ... More

Welfare rights and responsibilitiesContesting social citizenship

Welfare rights and responsibilities: Contesting social citizenship

Peter Dwyer

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342041
eISBN:
9781447304234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342041.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The British government is currently committed to radical reform of the welfare system underpinning social citizenship in the country. Welfare rights and responsibilities are a response to this, ... More

The well-being of children in the UK

The well-being of children in the UK

Jonathan Bradshaw (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The well-being of children is a vital and highly topical issue. This important new book is the third in a series, and updates the findings from a wide range of data to evaluate the outcomes of the ... More

The well-connected communityA networking approach to community development

The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Alison Gilchrist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Since the publication of the first edition of this book there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. ... More

Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Where Next For Criminal Justice?

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Successive governments have promised to reform criminal justice in England and Wales, and to make it more efficient and more effective in preventing and reducing crime. They have introduced a ... More

Women and alcoholSocial perspectives

Women and alcohol: Social perspectives

Patsy Staddon (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318880
eISBN:
9781447318903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318880.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Issues of gender and alcohol are approached in ways which demonstrate the need to look differently at our understandings of women’s alcohol use. The use of a social model enables contributing authors ... More

Young people and 'risk'

Young people and 'risk'

Maggie Blyth, Enver Solomon, and Kerry Baker (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Alongside the current media public preoccupation with high-risk offenders, there has been a shift towards a greater focus on risk and public protection in UK criminal justice policy. Much of the ... More

Youth and community empowerment in EuropeInternational perspectives

Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The current economic crisis with its gloomy implications for lost generations leaves many disadvantaged young people with ever diminishing opportunities. Violent youth protests in many countries have ... More

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