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Reengineering the Police

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chicago's community-policing initiative was formally inaugurated in April 1993. Dubbed CAPS (Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy), the program was developed, tested, and refined over a ... More


How Did Chicago Do?

Wesley G. Skogan

in Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.003.0068
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

How did Chicago do after more than a decade of community policing? This chapter explores the most important challenges facing the city and its police department, to find out whether CAPS (Chicago ... More


Sustaining community involvement in programme and project development

Webster Georgina

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the question of how to sustain community involvement in the management and development of programmes and projects. It highlights the dangers of tokenism and offers many pointers ... More


Urban policy and communities

Stuart Wilks-Heeg

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The late 1960s witnessed the emergence of geographically-targeted urban policy initiatives designed to address what the then Home Secretary James Callaghan described as the “deadly quagmire of need ... More


HIA and urban regeneration: the Ferrier estate, England

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0026
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the health impact assessment (HIA) for the Ferrier estate, England. Urban regeneration has been at the heart of government policy since the election of the New Labour ... More


The Future of State Punishment: The Role of Public Opinion in Sentencing

Julian V. Roberts

in Retributivism Has a Past: Has It a Future?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199798278
eISBN:
9780199919376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199798278.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers what role, if any, should public opinion play in determining sentencing policy and practice. The chapter is organized as follows. Section II describes and explores competing ... More


Building Connections: Mission, Community Partnerships, and Collaborations

Ruth G. McRoy, Jerry P. Flanzer, and Joan Levy Zlotnik

in Building Research Culture and Infrastructure

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195399646
eISBN:
9780199932757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399646.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter provides very specific strategies and approaches departments and schools of social work can use make connections to facilitate and enhance interdisciplinary research collaborations ... More


The policy context: user involvement – a case study in health and community settings

Lesley Greenaway and Bridget Roberts

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Professionals working across the caring professions are subject to new policy directions where government places communities at the heart of decision making, and where there is an expectation of ... More


International Order and US Structural Power: The US Relationship With China Since 1979

Rosemary Foot

in The Practice of Power: US Relations with China since 1949

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292920
eISBN:
9780191599286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292929.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter charts aspects of the relationship between China and the United States from the normalization of relations in 1979, up to 1994. The emphasis is on China’s closer involvement with the ... More


Social participation

Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg

in Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter addresses the issue of social participation. First, it looks at the reasons why people are or are not prepared to become involved with community issues. Second, it examines the potential ... More


Conclusions: mainstreaming community practice

Henderson Paul

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter concludes the book by drawing together conclusions from the earlier chapters to address the question of how community practice can be mainstreamed by organisations and programmes. It ... More


Communities at the heart? Community action and urban policy in the UK

Peter North

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the reality of rhetoric of community involvement in urban-regeneration partnership in Great Britain. It evaluates the effectiveness of Elephant Links Single Regeneration ... More


Survivors of domestic violence, community and care

Paula Wilcox

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter extends an earlier discussion on communities and their responsiveness to domestic violence survivors, drawing on empirical research carried out in 2005 and 2006 with survivors in the ... More


Neighbourhood as a new focus for action in the urban policies of West European states

Rob Atkinson and Laurence Carmichael

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets developments in UK urban policy in a European context. It examines a growing focus on neighbourhoods, which has been closely related to a concern with social exclusion within ... More


City survival within precarious communities – who pays the price of change?

Anne Power

in City survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420503
eISBN:
9781447301875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420503.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the gap between what families need and how city structures support their inhabitants. It notes that in theory at least, city governments try to equalise conditions on the ... More


Community development: historical overview

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of community development over the period of 40 years to provide a ‘backcloth’ for the changing practice of community development. The chapter begins with the 1960s ... More


Community Fixations

Christo Sims

in Disruptive Fixation: School Reform and the Pitfalls of Techno-Idealism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163987
eISBN:
9781400885299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163987.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how powerful factions of the local community—in this case privileged parents of the Downtown School for Design, Media, and Technology—can wrest a philanthropic intervention and ... More


Finding Compañeros

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes the changes brought about by community involvement. Community involvement works as an epiphany for Latino GBT activists. It is a process whereby the “old self” is transformed ... More


Growing the Base for Citizen Science: Recruiting and Engaging Participants

Miyoko Chu, Patricia Leonard, and Flisa Stevenson

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines strategies for recruiting and retaining participants in national citizen science projects based on insights that have emerged during fifteen years of marketing and communicating ... More


The Black Apostles: The Arkestra/UGMAA Ethos and Aesthetic

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the ethos and aesthetic of the Union of God's Musicians and Artists Ascension (UGMAA) and the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA). It suggests that the success of the ... More


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