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Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Kerry Baker and Alex Sutherland (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPAs) are now one of the central features of government policy in the United Kingdom for managing the risk presented by violent and sexual offenders. ... More


'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


Epilogue

Carmeta Albarus and Jonathan H. Mack

in The Making of Lee Boyd Malvo: The D.C. Sniper

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231143110
eISBN:
9780231512688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231143110.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This epilogue examines the lessons that can be learned from Lee Boyd Malvo's story. Ten years since the events recounted in the first three chapters of this book, John Muhammad has been executed and ... More


Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last few decades, public opinion has been traumatised by revelations of child abuse on a mass scale. It has become the major human rights story of the 21st century in Western society. This ... More


Organizing for Abolition

Elizabeth Beck, Sarah Britto, and Arlene Andrews

in In the Shadow of Death: Restorative Justice and Death Row Families

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195179415
eISBN:
9780199893799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179415.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

A key component to restorative justice and trauma-healing involves empowerment. This chapter explores the advocacy efforts of death row family members either in the death penalty abolition movement ... More


MAPPA for kids: discourses of security, risk and children's rights

Noel Whitty

in Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422156
eISBN:
9781447302841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422156.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As a stark example of the difficulties that policy makers will face in the future as Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) develop within youth justice (and elsewhere), this chapter ... More


Rights, command and accountability

Maurice Punch

in Shoot to kill: Police accountability, firearms and fatal force

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424730
eISBN:
9781447303350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424730.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

For the last four decades, the British Police has engaged itself in a continuous learning process regarding the use of firearms and the issues of rights, command and accountability. In wrestling ... More


Social justice, legitimacy and criminal justice

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/9781847428929.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter sets some parameters for the discussion that follows. It asks what people are doing when they talk about justice, especially criminal justice, and examines theories of justice and the ... More


Conclusions: understanding everyday ‘hate crime’

Paul Iganski

in 'Hate crime' and the city

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349408
eISBN:
9781447302476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349408.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This book has focused squarely on the foreground of ‘hate crime’ — informed largely by victims' accounts and reports of incidents to the police and in victimisation surveys. This chapter draws out ... More


The Prostitution Reform Act

Gillian Abel, Catherine Healy, Calum Bennachie, and Anna Reed

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter provides an overview of how sex work was regulated and controlled in New Zealand before the passing of the Prostitute Reform Act (PRA) of 2003. Prior to 2003, the regulation of sex work ... More


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