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'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


Conclusion

Roger Matthews, Helen Easton, Daniel Briggs, and Ken Pease

in Assessing the use and impact of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420572
eISBN:
9781447301509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420572.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This has been an exploratory study of Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) in the United Kingdom based on a selective sample of offenders, agencies, victims and residents. It became evident in the ... More


Islamophobia: Lived Experiences of Online and Offline Victimisation

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447331964
eISBN:
9781447332008
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331964.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines British Islamophobia both in the cyber and physical world. Drawing from qualitative data elicited through a national UK-based study, this text considers the online and offline ... More


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


Young people and violence: balancing public protection with meeting needs

Gwyneth Boswell

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

In recent years, there have been political talks on the need to rebalance the criminal justice system in favour of the victims of crime. This ethos was reflected in the White Paper Justice for all ... More


Challenges and recommendations

Kate Moss and Paramjit Singh

in Women Rough Sleepers In Europe: Homelessness and victims of domestic abuse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447317098
eISBN:
9781447317104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317098.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The ethnographic research carried out across a number of European countries demonstrates that while there are some differences in the nature, experience of and response to women’s homelessness across ... More


‘Impressive progress alongside persistent problems’: rape law, policy and practice in the United States

Lynn Hecht Schafran and Jillian Weinberger

in International approaches to rape

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426208
eISBN:
9781447302629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426208.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the successes of the rape law reform movement, as well as the cultural and other barriers that continue to prevent fair treatment of rape cases. There is less research on male ... More


What happened in criminal justice: the 1980s

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the confidence that existed up to the 1960s; the period of disillusion which followed; and the strategy that the Conservative government developed during the first part of its ... More


Courts, punishment and sentencing

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on the roles of the courts and the criminal law. It reflects on the nature of punishment and changing attitudes towards its use, and on the structure and purpose of sentencing. ... More


Social identities in late modernity: offender and victim identity constructions

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the relevance of identity formations for criminology and their significance in a criminal justice context. Conceptualising today's society as late modernity, it argues that when ... More


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