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Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Peter Squires (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community safety emerged as a new approach to tackling and preventing local crime and disorder in the late 1980s and was adopted into mainstream policy by New Labour in the late '90s. Twenty years ... More


Resilient Fabians? Anti-social behaviour and community safety work in Wales

Adam Edwards and Gordon Hughes

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/9781847420282.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter summarises findings from research into the work of community safety managers in Wales, entailing responses to anti-social behaviour (ASB) in each of the 22 community safety partnerships ... More


The Impact of Incarceration on Community Safety

Todd R. Clear

in Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195305791
eISBN:
9780199943944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305791.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews theoretical and empirical studies on the impact of incarceration on community safety and it also notes that these studies sought to test empirically the coercive mobility ... More


The Victim’s Role in Prisoner Reentry

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter focuses on the current and potential roles that victims might play in managing prisoner reentry. It discusses the legal rights of victims to be notified of a parolee's release and to ... More


Community safety and victims: who is the victim of community safety?

Sandra Walklate

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter suggests an analysis of the mechanisms underlying the processes associated with the rise of victimhood and its impact. It offers a critical understanding of the current imagining of the ... More


Introduction: asking questions of community safety

Peter Squires

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter observes that the emergence of a substantive concern with what became known as ‘community safety’ policy marked a significant shift in forms of local and national governance. It notes ... More


Conclusion: contradictions and dilemmas: the rise and fall of community safety?

Peter Squires

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter concludes, having reviewed many dimensions of this area of policy development, with a fairly substantial charge sheet against it. It notes that the ‘official’ history of community safety ... More


Rough justice, enforcement or support: young people and their families in the community

Dawn E. Stephen and Peter Squires

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/9781861348715.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter considers the following questions: first, the balance, or, more properly, the relationships between enforcement and support in anti-social behaviour management work; second, the extent ... More


Community safety and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities

Derek McGhee

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the social and political climate in which hate crimes, whether racially motivated or as a result of homophobia, are increasingly being taken seriously by local authorities and ... More


Community safety, the family and domestic violence

Paula Wilcox

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the historical development of initiatives against ‘domestic violence’ (which have largely resulted from feminist organising), examining the influence of community safety ... More


The Community Institutions Involved and their Mechanisms of Governance

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the actors who are involved in Community regulation. It finds out how these actors operate and interrelate, the nature of the controls to which each is ... More


Young women, community safety and informal cultures

Lynda Measor

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the implications that community safety policies have for young women. It does not aim to offer a broad analysis of all the gender implications of the shift to community safety ... More


Do You Consider Revolution to Be a Crime?: Fighting for Police Reform

Simon Balto

in Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649597
eISBN:
9781469649610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649597.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The final chapter documents the wide range of Black-led activist efforts to reform the police at the end of the 1960s and in the early 1970s. The launching point is the assassination of Fred Hampton, ... More


Community safety and social exclusion

Lynn Hancock

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews the direction that ‘community safety’ and ‘social inclusion’ has taken since the 1998 Crime and Disorder Act and the Social Exclusion Unit's recommendation that a National ... More


Community safety and the private security sector

Mark Button

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the concept of ‘community safety’. It notes that its origins lie in politicians from the left seeking to widen the ownership of the problem of crime to organisations other than ... More


Community safety and young people: 21st-century homo sacer and the politics of injustice

Dawn E. Stephen

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the impact of the now dominant aspect of community safety policy: the management of ‘antisocial behaviour’ through ‘early interventions’. It firmly sets the tone for this ... More


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


Community Safety Officers and the British Invasion: Community Policing Frontiers

Randy K. Lippert and Kevin Walby

in A Criminology of Policing and Security Frontiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529202489
eISBN:
9781529202472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202489.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines community safety officers (CSOs), transitional agents who are linked to public police, and more broadly considers community policing frontiers. CSOs have been prominent local ... More


Social identities in late modernity: offender and victim identity constructions

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the relevance of identity formations for criminology and their significance in a criminal justice context. Conceptualising today's society as late modernity, it argues that when ... More


Policing at District Level/Policing with the Community

Desmond Rea and Robin Masefield

in Policing in Northern Ireland: Delivering the New Beginning?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781781381502
eISBN:
9781781382172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381502.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter deals with two main topics both of which were key recommendations of the Independent Commission – the establishment of district policing partnerships (DPPs) and the introduction of ... More


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