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50 facts everyone should know about crime and punishment in Britain

The truth behind the myths

This exciting book presents 50 key facts related to crime and criminal justice policy in Britain. Offering thought-provoking insights into the study of crime, this fascinating “go to” book reveals the myths and realities of crime in contemporary Britain.

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Achieving implementation and exchange

The science of delivering evidence based practices to at-risk youth

This book addresses the frustrating gap between research conducted on effective practices and the lack of routine use of such practices. The author introduces a model for reducing this gap, highlighting the roles of social networks, research evidence, practitioner/policymaker decision-making, research-practice-policy partnerships.

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Adolescent pathways and responsibilities

Evidence from the Young Lives study of Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam

This book compares how adolescents living in poverty in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam experience puberty, school, marriage, parenthood and work. It examines how poverty, geographical location and social exclusion affect key transitions, and how gender shapes children’s future opportunities.

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Alternatives to neoliberalism

Towards equality and democracy

With contributions from innovative social and policy analysts including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, this collection provides a revised framework for social democracy.

Austerity, community action, and the future of citizenship in Europe

Exploring secular and faith-based grassroots social action in Germany and the UK, this book provides new ways of thinking about social and political belonging and about the relations between individual, collective and State responsibility.

Bordering two unions

Northern Ireland and Brexit

This thorough analysis draws upon EU, UK, Irish and international law and sets the scene for a post-Brexit Northern Ireland by showing what the future might hold.

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Borders, mobility and belonging in the era of Brexit and Trump

Using cutting-edge academic work on migration and citizenship to address three themes central to current debates – borders and walls, mobility and travel, and belonging - the authors provide new insights into the politics of migration and citizenship in the UK and the US.

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Child sexual abuse: whose problem?

Reflections from Cleveland (Revised edition)

Re-issued with a new preface and concluding reflections and recommendations, this book provides an informed understanding of the Cleveland child abuse crisis of 1987 and draws links with current issues in child protection, such as historical and organised abuse.

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Children and young people's worlds

This substantially updated new edition sets out the contexts of children's and young people’s lives and encourages students to explore their complexities and contexts. Each chapter challenges students’ assumptions and examines crucial issues in the field, such as participation, race, and transnational childhoods.

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The class ceiling

Why it pays to be privileged

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Climate change criminology

Leading green criminologist Rob White asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series.

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Connecting families?

Information & Communication Technologies, generations, and the life course

Taking a life course and generational perspective, this collection examines topics such as work-life balance, transnational families, digital storytelling and mobile parenting. It offers tools that allow for an informed and critical understanding of ICTs and family dynamics.

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