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Secrets and Silence

Child Sex Abuse from Cleveland to Savile and Beyond

Secrets and Silence reveals that the enquiry that followed the Cleveland child abuse scandal of 1987 was a cover-up. Doctors were discouraged and social workers disempowered - a legacy that leads all the way to the current Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

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Minority Ethnic Prisoners and the COVID-19 Lockdown

Issues, Impact and Implications

This insightful book identifies the risks posed by prison lockdowns to minority ethnic prisoners, foreign national prisoners and prisoners from Traveller and Roma communities who are disproportionately represented in prisons across the UK and Ireland.

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Giving Voice to Diversity in Criminological Research

‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

Incorporating the experiences of service users, academics, state and grassroots practitioners, this volume considers how researchers might bridge the gap between theory and lived experience. It furthers criminological scholarship by capturing the voices of marginalised groups and exploring how criminology can authentically incorporate these voices.

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Policing the Pandemic

How Public Health Becomes Public Order

Written in the context of the #Blacklivesmatter protests, this book explores why law enforcement responses to a public health emergency are prioritised over welfare provision and what this tells us about the state’s criminal justice institutions.

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The Pre-Crime Society

Crime, Culture, and Control in the Ultramodern Age

We live in a pre-crime society where technological strategies and techniques are employed to achieve hyper-securitization. Exploring theories, technologies and institutional practices, this pioneering book explains how the pre-crime society operates in the ‘ultramodern’ age and proposes new directions in crime control policy.

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Men’s Activism to End Violence Against Women

Voices from Spain, Sweden and the UK

This book draws attention to those men who take action to end violence against women, examining the social, cultural, political and economic factors that support them to take a public stance and demonstrating what kinds of circumstances might be less favourable for men to be more outspoken.

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European White-Collar Crime

Exploring the Nature of European Realities

Presenting an original series of provocative essays, this book offers a European framing of white-collar crime. Experts from different countries foreground what is unique, innovative, or different about white-collar and corporate crimes that are so strongly connected to Europe.

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Philosophy Behind Bars

Growth and Development in Prison

Male prisons can be dangerous places with a climate of distrust, but can long-term prisoners be given the space to reflect and grow ? This ground-breaking study found that engaging prisoners in philosophy education enabled them to think about some of the ‘big’ questions in life and as a result to see themselves and others differently.

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Visual Criminology

In this pioneering work, Bill McClanahan provides a concise overview of visual criminology. With examples of the most prominent methods at work in visual criminology, this book explores the visual perspective in relation to prisons, police, the environment, and drugs, while noting the complex ethical implications embedded in visual research.

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Ports, Crime and Security

Governing and Policing Seaports in a Changing World

The COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit and the US-China trade dispute have heightened interest in the geopolitics and security of modern ports.

Applying a multidisciplinary lens to the political economy of port security, this book presents a unique outlook on the social, economic and political factors that shape organised crime and governance.

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Criminal Justice and the Pursuit of Truth

Can the criminal justice system achieve justice based on its ability to determine the truth? This book investigates the concept of truth and scrutinises how well the criminal justice process facilitates truth-finding. It bridges the gap between what people expect from the justice system and what it can legitimately deliver.

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History and Memories of the Domestic Violence Movement

We've Come Further Than You Think

In this captivating book, activist and scholar Gill Hague recounts the inspiring story of the violence against women movement in the UK and beyond from 1960s onwards, examining the transformatory politics behind this movement through an important historical and international lens.

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