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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

Battered Women's Protective StrategiesStronger Than You Know

Battered Women's Protective Strategies: Stronger Than You Know

Sherry Hamby

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199873654
eISBN:
9780199369645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873654.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

It is well known that many victims of domestic violence do not follow the conventional advice of the advocacy community. They do not call the police. They do not go to shelters or if they do go to ... More

Child Protection in AmericaPast, Present, and Future

Child Protection in America: Past, Present, and Future

John E. B. Myers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195169355
eISBN:
9780199893348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169355.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

Child abuse and neglect are serious social problems. Preventing maltreatment from occurring and, when prevention fails, intervening to protect children, are vital concerns for policy makers, the ... More

Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic ChurchGender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Child Sexual Abuse and the Catholic Church: Gender, Power, and Organizational Culture

Marie Keenan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199895670
eISBN:
9780199919604
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895670.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book engages the first-person narratives of a group of Roman Catholic clergy in depth and detail, offering a thorough analysis of the perpetrators' accounts of how and why they sexually abused ... More

Childhood VictimizationViolence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... 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

Comparative Perspectives on Gender ViolenceLessons From Efforts Worldwide

Comparative Perspectives on Gender Violence: Lessons From Efforts Worldwide

Rashmi Goel and Leigh Goodmark (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199346578
eISBN:
9780190258047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199346578.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The United States has uncritically exported its law and policy on gender violence without regard to effectiveness or cultural context, and without asking what we might learn from efforts to combat ... 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

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