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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

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Kerry Baker and Alex Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs) are now one of the central features of government policy in the United Kingdom for managing the risk presented by violent and sexual offenders. ... More

Offenders in focusRisk, responsivity and diversity

Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Kathryn Farrow

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

A great deal has been written about developing effective practice against a backdrop of rapid change in criminal justice services. Much of this is research-oriented and not always accessible to ... More

Policing at the TopThe Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Policing at the Top: The Roles, Values and Attitudes of Chief Police Officers

Bryn Caless

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781447300168
eISBN:
9781447305507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The world of the chief police officer is not clearly understood, even by those within policing, or by those who have formal and political oversight of police command. The police themselves argue that ... More

Prevention and youth crimeIs early intervention working?

Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Maggie Blyth and Enver Solomon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The Youth Crime Action Plan, launched by the UK government in 2008, emphasises crime prevention and early intervention in different aspects of work with young people who offend or are considered to ... More

Risk and rehabilitationManagement and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Risk and rehabilitation: Management and treatment of substance misuse and mental health problems in the criminal justice system

Aaron Pycroft and John McKeane (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300205
eISBN:
9781447307778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300205.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The rise in a dominant risk paradigm focusing on public protection in criminal justice has seen the increased use of coercion to access treatment for people with substance misuse and mental health ... More

Securing respectBehavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Andrew Millie (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over recent years, the government focus on anti-social behaviour has been replaced by a focus on respect. Tony Blair's ‘Respect Action Plan’ was launched in January 2006, Gordon Brown spoke of ‘duty, ... More

Shoot to killPolice accountability, firearms and fatal force

Shoot to kill: Police accountability, firearms and fatal force

Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424730
eISBN:
9781447303350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424730.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell underground station in 2005 raised acute issues about operational practice, legitimacy, accountability and policy making regarding police use of ... More

Tackling prison overcrowdingBuild more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Tackling prison overcrowding: Build more prisons? Sentence fewer offenders?

Mike Hough, Rob Allen, and Enver Solomon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421104
eISBN:
9781447303657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421104.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book is a response to controversial proposals for prisons and sentencing set out in by Lord Patrick Carter's ‘Review of Prisons’, published in 2007. The Carter review proposed the construction ... More

Taking the crime out of sex workNew Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Gillian Abel, Lisa Fitzgerald, and Catherine Healy (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Zealand was the first country in the world to decriminalise all sectors of sex work. This book looks its experience of decriminalisation. It provides first-hand views and experiences of this ... More

Transforming ProbationSocial Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Transforming Probation: Social Theories and the Criminal Justice System

Philip Whitehead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327653
eISBN:
9781447327677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327653.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Although it is possible to trace a recent history of far reaching change in probation, the criminal justice system, and penal policy since the 1980s, it is of specific interest to excavate the period ... More

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