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Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Philippa C. Maddern

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This study explores the nature and meaning of violence in 15th-century England. The book examines violence on each side of the law — both in crime and in law enforcement — in order to uncover the ... More


Violent offenders

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Working with violent offenders can be professionally exciting, offering real opportunities to understand, and potentially change, complex human behaviours. At the same time, work with violent ... More


Communities, Coercive Mobility, and Public 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/9780195305791.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter argues that high levels of incarceration can damage social networks and social capital, increasing disorganization by impeding other forms of control. It explains that high incarceration ... More


Doing Business amid Criminal Violence: Companies and Civil Action in Mexico

Sandra Ley and Magdalena Guzmán

in Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190056896
eISBN:
9780190056933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056896.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Criminal violence has risen dramatically across Mexico in the last decade, and it has had devastating economic, social, and political consequences. How have Mexicans reacted to these violent trends? ... More


The New Asylum Seekers

María Cristina García

in The Refugee Challenge in Post-Cold War America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190655303
eISBN:
9780190697754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655303.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 discusses the US asylum bureaucracy. The number of asylum petitions increased in the post–Cold war era, creating a backlog of cases. This backlog, as well as growing concerns over the ... More


From Terror to War

in Civic War & the Corruption of the Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226522081
eISBN:
9780226522104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226522104.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses how the terror from the September 11 terrorist attacks was made into war. It describes how the U.S. government exploited the general continuity of our beliefs and institutions ... More


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