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Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force

Instability and Insecurity in Post-conflict Societies

Based on unprecedented empirical research, this book assesses how institutional legacy and external intervention have shaped the structural conditions of corruption in the Afghan police force and state. Filling a major gap in the literature, this is an invaluable contribution to the literature and to anti-corruption policy in developing states.

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Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice

As marketisation and privatisation reshape the criminal justice system, this illuminating overview sets out their causes, scale and impacts.

With case studies and economic, sociological and criminological perspectives, leading academics consider the evolving roles of public, private and voluntary sectors and possible future reforms.

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Good Policing

Trust, Legitimacy and Authority

Renowned criminologist Mike Hough considers how the police service might build trust, legitimacy and compliance with the law in this important book. He challenges conventional thinking on crime, contrasts ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ policing styles and offers a fresh approach that secures compliance with the law through ethical policing.

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Participation in Courts and Tribunals

Concepts, Realities and Aspirations

While ‘effective participation’ is deemed a critical component of access to justice, the concept has rarely been subject to empirical analysis. This unique study helps to fill the significant knowledge gap and makes a compelling case for a principled commitment to supporting participation across the justice system of England and Wales and beyond.

Bristol Uni Press
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Preventing Sexual Violence

Problems and Possibilities

Leading experts explore current strategies and thinking in relation to prevention of sexual violence in this timely collection

With psychological, sociological and legal perspectives, it addresses longstanding and contemporary themes including sexual harassment and working with offenders, and maps new approaches to practice and prevention.

Bristol Uni Press
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Maternal Imprisonment and Family Life

From the Caregiver's Perspective

Exploring the untold experiences of family members and friends caring for the children of female prisoners in England and Wales, this book analyses the complex challenges of the ‘family sentence’ they serve and the realities of their disenfranchised status in society, policy and practice.

Policy Press
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County Lines

Exploitation and Drug Dealing amongst Urban Street Gangs

Drawing upon extensive research amongst gang members, dealers and drug users, this timely book provides a comprehensive insight into the ‘County Lines’ phenomenon.

Shedding new light on this urgent topic on government agendas, this is an invaluable contribution to the literature on gangs, youth violence and organised crime.

Bristol Uni Press
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Wildlife Criminology

The concept of wildlife criminology reaches new boundaries in this illuminating new study of exploitation of animals and its social implications. Reviewing harms like exploitation and trade, blood sports and wildlife as food, it considers the rights of animals as sentient beings and the impact of crimes on inter-human attitudes and violence.

Bristol Uni Press
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Towards Ethical Policing

The fundamental role of police officers in society is under fresh scrutiny in this stimulating book on ethical policing. Through a moral philosophical lens, Wood provides an up-to-date overview of police values and their impact. It is a timely contribution to police debate and essential reading for those studying and leading the profession.

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The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

This perceptive study explores the extent to which boxing has the potential to reduce violent attitudes among young offenders. Jump assesses conflicting evidence and presents in-depth case studies of fighters to ask whether boxing’s values of discipline and respect can create a support network that helps young men refrain from reoffending.

Bristol Uni Press
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The Research Journal

A Reflective Tool for Your First Independent Research Project

This brilliant book is a great guide for students undertaking their first piece of independent research. Regular critical reflection is an invaluable tool for helping you gain new insights, deal with practical issues as they arise and develop your understanding. This book gets you started in the habit of using a research journal.

Policy Press

Critical Perspectives on Police Leadership

This is a critical analysis of our understanding of police leadership and a bold new conceptualisation of the subject. Drawing on criminology, sociology and leadership studies and critical theory, leading authors Davis and Silvestri provide a critique of police leadership as a product of social, institutional and historical processes.

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