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Towards a balanced and practical approach to anti-social behaviour management

Gillian Mayfield and Andy Mills

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter approaches the issue of addressing anti-social behaviour (ASB) in the United Kingdom from the perspective of practitioners and policy makers operating at a local level. It focuses on ... More


On the nature of experience and exclusivity: the police ‘closed shop’

Bryn Caless

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781447300168
eISBN:
9781447305507
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300168.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

There is debate as to whether outsiders could undertake the role of chief officer successfully and whether or not a National Police Force is feasible. This chapter presents the balance of chief ... More


A Probation officer’s story

Mike Guilfoyle

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter shares personal experiences and perceptions as a probation officer in a Central London Probation Office, covering an area with the highest overall crime rates in the capital. An ... More


Homicide Across Time and Place: Expanding Knowledge and Refining Focus

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

in When Men Murder Women

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199914784
eISBN:
9780190225469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Children and Families

Worldwide patterns of homicide are mostly driven by men murdering other men but they also involve a substantial proportion of men murdering women. As such, it is essential to disaggregate homicide ... More


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