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Banishment and the Criminal Justice System

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents evidence of growth in the use of banishment and in the spatial extent of exclusion zones. It describes different sources of political pressure on the police and prosecutors to ... 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


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 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


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


The local politics of community safety: local policy for local people?

Matt Follett

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/9781861347305.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the role of local authorities in community safety policy development, incorporating findings from some recent research fieldwork. It attempts to show that many ... More


Policing 2010—Labour’s legacy

Timothy Brain

in A Future for Policing in England and Wales

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199684458
eISBN:
9780191807497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684458.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the Labour Party and their history of law enforcement reforms during their three consecutive reigns as majority, 1997–2010. It describes Tony Blair's rise through the ranks ... More


Failure to Reassure as Threat

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a detailed analysis of the case law governing the imposition of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first that the grounds for imposing an order are defined ... More


Introduction

Enver Solomon and Maggie Blyth

in Prevention and youth crime: Is early intervention working?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422637
eISBN:
9781447303060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422637.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Prevention rather than cure is the obvious, common-sense approach to dealing with any problem, and it is unsurprising that criminal justice policy has been driven by such an ideal. Shortly after ... More


The ASBO and the shift to punishment

Burney Elizabeth

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/9781847420282.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

New Labour's ‘tough on crime’ mantra heralded the introduction of a range of criminal justice policies intended to turn this into a reality, a tendency that has brought new instruments of punishment ... More


Days of Fear

Doug Rossinow

in The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169882
eISBN:
9780231538657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169882.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the climate of fear that plagued society in the 1980s. These fears, including fear of national decline, of enemies abroad, of dangerous classes at home, lay behind Reaganism’s ... More


A Probation officer’s story

Mike Guilfoyle

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/9781847420282.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter shares personal experiences and perceptions as a probation officer in a Central London Probation Office, covering an area with the highest overall crime rates in the capital. An ... More


Failure to Reassure as Public Wrong

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides detailed analysis of the case law on the criminal offence of breach of an Anti-Social Behaviour Order (ASBO). It demonstrates first, that the offence converts the conduct ... More


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