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Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Simon Harding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This is the first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to ‘convey status’ upon their owners. Such dogs are ... More


Implications of status dogs in public space

Simon Harding

in Unleashed: The phenomena of status dogs and weapon dogs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300274
eISBN:
9781447307594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300274.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

The implication of status dogs for public space relates to dog attacks on humans, children, other dogs, working dogs, the environment and include threats and intimidation of those using public space. ... More


Chew ‘em up or throw ‘em up? Disorganised responses to interpersonal(ity) disorder and social disease

Christopher Scanlon and John Adlam

in Public engagement and social science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447306863
eISBN:
9781447311546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306863.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter asks how the ‘Agora’ or ‘marketplace’ should be opened up and maintained as a public and social space to allow for inclusive conversations about the dynamics at the heart of communities. ... More


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