Publishing with Purpose
Criminology - All titles
Theory, law and policy for contemporary practice
'Offender management' for probation means continuing commitment to constructive work with individuals who break the law but in a changing multi-agency context. Providing a comprehensive introduction to criminal justice work, this book negotiates the structures set by law and policy.
The roles, values and attitudes of chief police officers
Chief police officers make far-reaching strategic command decisions about policing, armed responses, operations against criminals and allocation of resources yet they are often unknown even to their forces. In this ground-breaking social study, Bryn Caless presents their frank and sometimes controversial views.
'Where next for criminal justice?' considers the criminal justice policies which should be adopted, how they should be formed, and the principles and values which should be used.
An introduction to political crime provides a comprehensive and contemporary analysis of political crime including both violent and nonviolent crimes committed by and against the state in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and other advanced industrialized democracies since the 1960s.
The Phenomena of Status Dogs and Weapon Dogs
The first book in the UK or US to set on record the recent cultural phenomenon of the use of certain dog breeds - both legal and illegal - to 'convey status' upon their owners.
Current Understandings in Research, Policy and Practice
This is the first academic book to focus on adolescent-to-parent abuse and brings together international research and practice literature and combines it with original research to identify and critique current understandings in research, policy and practice.
Events of 2012
Human Rights Watch's twenty-third annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide.
Critically Exploring the Work of Loïc Wacquant
Written by criminologists and policy analysts, Criminalisation and advanced marginality offers a constructive but critical application of Wacquant's ideas.
Understanding crime and social policy encourages readers to reflect upon the close connections, and sometimes tensions, between crime reduction and social policy agendas.
An Eco-Justice Perspective
A systematic and critical discussion of the nature of environmental harm from an eco-justice perspective, challenging conventional criminological definitions of environmental harm. It features examples and illustrations from many national contexts.
This timely and thought-provoking collection of writings considers values in crime theory, criminal justice and research practice, uncovering the many different 'sides' that criminologists, policy makers and researchers take.