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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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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.

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Basic income experiments

Theory, practice, and politics

This book offers a detailed review of completed, ongoing and planned basic income experiments in order to examine the value of and complications inherent in conducting such experiments and to provide best-practice guidelines for future social experimentation and policy development.

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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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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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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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Co-producing research

A community development approach

This book shows how community groups can work in partnership with universities to imagine better futures and make them happen, co-producing knowledge to achieve positive change.

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Community development

A critical approach

A fully updated edition of this bestselling textbook offers a radical approach to community development taking theories of Gramsci and Freire into the current context. The focus is on putting theory into action for those training, working or managing any social justice practice.

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A criminology of moral order

Moral order is disturbed by criminal events, however traditionally, issues around morality have been neglected by criminologists. Using the moral perspective Boutellier bridges the gap between people’s emotional opinions on crime, and criminologists rationalised answers to questions of crime and security.

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