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Alcohol and moral regulationPublic attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Alcohol and moral regulation: Public attitudes, spirited measures and Victorian hangovers

Henry Yeomans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447309932
eISBN:
9781447310013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447309932.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drinking is frequently described as a contemporary, worsening and peculiarly British social problem that requires radical remedial regulation. Comparative data, however, undermines such views and ... More

Applying complexity theoryWhole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Aaron Pycroft and Clemens Bartollas (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Approaches based around complexity theory are increasingly being used in the study of organisations and the delivery of services. This is the first book to explore the application of complexity ... More

Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoatsAllocating blame in the criminal justice process

Blamestorming, blamemongers and scapegoats: Allocating blame in the criminal justice process

Gavin Dingwall and Tim Hillier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447305002
eISBN:
9781447311614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305002.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We live in a society that is increasingly preoccupied with allocating blame: when something goes wrong someone must be to blame. Bringing together philosophical, psychological, and sociological ... More

Coercion and Women Co-OffendersA Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Coercion and Women Co-Offenders: A Gendered Pathway Into Crime

Charlotte Barlow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447330981
eISBN:
9781447331025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447330981.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This publication explores the legal, media and social constructions of coercion as a pathway into crime for some co-offending women. Coercion has been increasingly acknowledged as a pathway into ... More

Demonising the OtherThe Criminalisation of Morality

Demonising the Other: The Criminalisation of Morality

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343417
eISBN:
9781447343455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The ethical question confronting all of us is how to live alongside each other where the other person is our neighbour, not our disposable enemy. This monograph refines thinking on the subject of the ... More

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal JusticeInternational Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... More

Female Serial Killers In Social ContextCriminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

Female Serial Killers In Social Context: Criminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

Elizabeth Yardley and David Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326458
eISBN:
9781447327639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

To date, approaches to understanding serial murder have focused on individual cases rather than the social context in which they occurred. This book marks a departure by situating nineteenth century ... More

Inside Crown CourtPersonal experiences and questions of legitimacy

Inside Crown Court: Personal experiences and questions of legitimacy

Jessica Jacobson, Gillian Hunter, and Amy Kirby

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447317050
eISBN:
9781447309901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Within the criminal justice system of England and Wales, the Crown Court is the arena in which serious criminal offences are prosecuted and sentenced. On the basis of ethnographic research findings, ... More

Leading Policing in EuropeAn empirical study of strategic police leadership

Leading Policing in Europe: An empirical study of strategic police leadership

Bryn Caless and Steve Tong

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447315728
eISBN:
9781447315865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315728.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Little is known about those at the command end of policing in Europe. This book details unique access to those at the top of Europe’s police forces, obtaining detailed comments from more than a ... More

A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

A Philosophy of the Social Construction of Crime

David Polizzi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447327325
eISBN:
9781447327646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327325.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

It is well known that the social definition of individuals and ethnic groups helps legitimize how they are addressed by law enforcement. The philosophy of the social construction of crime and ... More

Preventing Intimate Partner ViolenceInterdisciplinary Perspectives

Preventing Intimate Partner Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Claire Renzetti, Diane Follingstad, and Ann Coker (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447333050
eISBN:
9781447333104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333050.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book examines critical issues in prevention of intimate partner violence (IPV) at the individual, community, and systems levels. The contributors present an overview of the extant evidence from ... More

Regulating Police DetentionVoices from Behind Closed Doors

Regulating Police Detention: Voices from Behind Closed Doors

John Kendall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343516
eISBN:
9781447343714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Custody visitors are volunteers who, under a statutory scheme, make unannounced visits to police custody blocks and check on the welfare of detainees, in all parts of England and Wales. This book ... More

Responding to hate crimeThe case for connecting policy and research

Responding to hate crime: The case for connecting policy and research

Neil Chakraborti and Jon Garland (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308768
eISBN:
9781447311669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308768.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Why has so much hate crime policy seemingly ignored academic research? And why has so much of this research been conducted inside of its own separate academic bubble? This book addresses those ... More

Solitary ConfinementLived Experiences and Ethical Implications

Solitary Confinement: Lived Experiences and Ethical Implications

David Polizzi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447337539
eISBN:
9781447337553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337539.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Solitary confinement has been used in correctional practice since the very inception of the penitentiary system in the United States. However, by the late 1840’s, it usefulness as a rehabilitative ... More

The Street CasinoSurvival in violent street gangs

The Street Casino: Survival in violent street gangs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447317173
eISBN:
9781447317197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317173.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This work offers a new theoretical perspective on how young people survive the violent street gangs of south London. Using the principles of social field analysis and habitus from Pierre Bourdieu, ... More

What Matters In Policing?Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

What Matters In Policing?: Change, values and leadership in turbulent times

Auke van Dijk, Frank Hoogewoning, and Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326915
eISBN:
9781447326946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326915.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Policing–primarily the activities of the public police–is at a turning point and the pace of change is accelerating, with a renewed emphasis on crime reduction yet with austerity. Both the UK and The ... More

Women and Criminal JusticeFrom the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Jo Brayford and John Deering (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book focuses on developments since the publication in 2007 of the Corston Report into women and criminal justice. While some of its recommendations were accepted by government, actual policy has ... More

Young, Muslim and CriminalExperiences, Identities and Pathways into Crime

Young, Muslim and Criminal: Experiences, Identities and Pathways into Crime

Mohammed Qasim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447341482
eISBN:
9781447341536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341482.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

In recent years there has been significant negative attention towards young British male Muslims, who are perceived to be increasingly dangerous and criminal. However, very little is known about ... More

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