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The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies

The Criminalisation of Social Policy in Neoliberal Societies

Elizabeth Kiely and Katharina Swirak

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529202960
eISBN:
9781529203004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202960.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Focusing on the Criminalisation of Social Policy, this book explores the intersections between crime and social policy and the ways in which contemporary social policies in many different countries ... More

Critical Criminology and Literary Criticism

Critical Criminology and Literary Criticism

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529219678
eISBN:
9781529219708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529219678.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

There is increasing pressure on the humanities to justify their value and on criminology to undertake interdisciplinary research. In this book, the author establishes a new interdisciplinary ... More

Prisons of the World

Prisons of the World

Andrew Coyle

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447362470
eISBN:
9781447362500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447362470.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Using striking examples of imprisonment in different continents and cultures Prisons of the World raises fundamental questions about the manner in which governments and societies (mis)use prison as a ... More

Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological ResearchNothing about Us without Us'

Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological Research: Nothing about Us without Us'

Orla Lynch, James Windle, and Yasmine Ahmed (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529215526
eISBN:
9781529215557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529215526.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The people most impacted by criminal justice polices, and practices, are seldom included in the decision making processes that impact their lives. This edited volume builds on the sentiment ... More

The Pre-Crime SocietyCrime, Culture and Control in the Ultramodern Age

The Pre-Crime Society: Crime, Culture and Control in the Ultramodern Age

Bruce A. Arrigo and Brian G. Sellers (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529205251
eISBN:
9781529205299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205251.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

We live in a pre-crime society. Within this society, information technology strategies and techniques such as predictive policing, actuarial justice and surveillance penology are used to achieve ... More

European White-Collar CrimeExploring the Nature of European Realities

European White-Collar Crime: Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Nicholas Lord, Éva Inzelt, Wim Huisman, and Rita Faria (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212327
eISBN:
9781529212365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212327.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From corporate corruption and the facilitation of money laundering, to food fraud and labour exploitation, European citizens continue to be confronted by serious corporate and white-collar crimes. ... More

Ports, Crime and SecurityGoverning and Policing Seaports in a Changing World

Ports, Crime and Security: Governing and Policing Seaports in a Changing World

Anna Sergi, Alexandria Reid, Luca Storti, and Marleen Easton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529217711
eISBN:
9781529217742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529217711.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The Covid-19 pandemic, Brexit and the US-China trade dispute have heightened interest in the geopolitics and security of modern seaports. Ports are where contemporary societal dilemmas converge: the ... More

Philosophy Behind BarsGrowth and Development in Prison

Philosophy Behind Bars: Growth and Development in Prison

Kirstine Szifris

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529205541
eISBN:
9781529205572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205541.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book describes the experience and outcomes of engaging prisoners in philosophy education. Through philosophical dialogue, prisoners had the opportunity to discuss some of the ‘big’ questions in ... More

Visual Criminology

Visual Criminology

Bill McClanahan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529207446
eISBN:
9781529207491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207446.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

From its earliest days, criminology has been a visual discipline, and the processes of the visual remain significant in the production and configuration of harm, crime, and justice. Reflecting the ... More

Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth

Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth

Tim Hillier and Gavin Dingwall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529203189
eISBN:
9781529203226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203189.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Criminal Justice is popularly conceptualised as a pursuit of the truth. This book considers the extent to which this view reflects reality by exploring a number of key themes. The ‘pursuit of truth’ ... More

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