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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

Climate Change Criminology

Climate Change Criminology

Rob White

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change in this call to arms for criminology and criminologists. Industries ... 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

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

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

Criminology and Public TheologyOn Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Criminology and Public Theology: On Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Andrew Millie (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529207392
eISBN:
9781529207408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207392.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

At a time when criminal justice systems appear to be in a permanent state of crisis, in this collection leading scholars from criminology and theology have come together to challenge criminal justice ... More

A Criminology of Moral Order

A Criminology of Moral Order

Hans Boutellier

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529203752
eISBN:
9781529203943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Moral order is disturbed by criminal events. However, in a secularized and networked society a common moral ground is increasingly hard to find. People feel confused about the bigger issues of our ... More

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

A Criminology Of Narrative Fiction

Rafe McGregor

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208054
eISBN:
9781529208078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book answers the question of the usefulness of criminological fiction. Criminological fiction is fiction that can provide an explanation of the causes of crime or social harm and could, in ... More

A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

Randy Lippert and Kevin Walby

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202489
eISBN:
9781529202472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202489.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Policing and security provision are subjects central to criminology. Yet there are newer and neglected forms that are currently unscrutinised. By examining the work of community safety officers, ... More

A Criminology of War?

A Criminology of War?

Ross McGarry and Sandra Walklate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202595
eISBN:
9781529202649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With the academic study of ‘war’ gaining renewed popularity within criminology in recent years, this book illustrates the long-standing engagement with this social phenomenon within the discipline. ... 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

Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Critical Reflections on Women, Family, Crime and Justice

Isla Masson, Lucy Baldwin, and Natalie Booth (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447358688
eISBN:
9781447358718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447358688.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Drawing on original research from the Women, Family, Crime and Justice research network, this book sheds new light on the challenges and experiences of women and families who encounter the criminal ... 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

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

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

Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Robert McLean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Analysing criminal trajectories via the lens of group offending from childhood to adulthood, this book explores gang organisation as a means for gang business in the contemporary British context. The ... 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

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