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Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With urban poverty rising and affordable housing disappearing, the homeless and other “disorderly” people continue to occupy public space in many American cities. Concerned about the alleged ill ... More


A New Model of School Discipline: Engaging Students and Preventing Behavior Problems

David R. Dupper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195378078
eISBN:
9780199777426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378078.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Mounting evidence shows that zero-tolerance policies, suspensions, and restrictive security policies fail to improve school safety and student behaviors, and are linked with increased risk of ... More


Tales of Terror from Juvenile Justice and Education

N. Dickon Reppucci, Jessica R. Meyer, and Jessica Owen Kostelnik

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of patterns of juvenile crime and school violence in the United States and then provides brief narrative histories of the development and impact of zero-tolerance ... More


Zero tolerance policing

Maurice Punch

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420558
eISBN:
9781447304395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420558.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

What is policing about and who defines it? This book examines these key issues by exploring the notion of zero tolerance and its application in different settings. Following its introduction in New ... More


Social Work and Restorative Justice: Implications for School System Practice

Michele V. Hamilton and Lesa Nitcy Hope

in Social Work and Restorative Justice: Skills for Dialogue, Peacemaking, and Reconciliation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195394641
eISBN:
9780199863365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394641.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter starts by pointing out a major contradiction in the current United States public school system. Ideally, schools are places where children acquire intellectual and social skills that ... More


From ‘toleration’ to zero tolerance: a view from the ground in Scotland

Ruth Morgan Thomas

in Regulating sex for sale: Prostitution policy reform in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421067
eISBN:
9781447303169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421067.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter puts forward a sex workers' rights perspective in relation to the notion of ‘zero tolerance’ of prostitution. It records some of the experiences and voices of sex workers, and presents ... More


The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The 40% drop in crime that occurred across the U.S. from 1991 to 2000 largely remains an unsolved mystery. Even more puzzling then is the crime rate drop in New York City, which lasted twice as long ... More


Zero tolerance policing: UK and the Netherlands

Maurice Punch

in Zero tolerance policing

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420558
eISBN:
9781447304395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420558.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses the emergence of zero tolerance policing in the UK and in the Netherlands. It first discusses the transfer of the zero tolerance policy (ZTP) in the UK which was surprisingly ... More


Introduction

Maurice Punch

in Zero tolerance policing

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420558
eISBN:
9781447304395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420558.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

For the past two decades, police organization has been under constant pressure. In the UK, this has come in the form of successive governments determined to reform the police into an effective and ... More


Why tackle anti-social behaviour?

Jessica Jacobson, Andrew Millie, and Mike Hough

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/9781847420282.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Governments vary over place and time in their enthusiasm for cracking down on anti-social behaviour (ASB). It is therefore reasonable to ask why they should take on this responsibility, and why they ... More


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