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Confronting Crime

Author : Michael Tonry
ISBN : 9781134028306
Genre : Social Science
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From Labour's promise to be 'tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime', controlling crime and reforming the criminal justice system has been one of the government's key priorities. This work covers the past record of the Labour government, focusing on effective ways of dealing with crime and offenders.

Crime Online

Author : Yvonne Jewkes
ISBN : 9781134009879
Genre : Social Science
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This text provides an account and an analysis of key issues within the field of cybercrime. It focuses on different constructions and manifestations of cybercrime and diverse responses to its regulation.

Hearing The Victim

Author : Anthony Bottoms
ISBN : 9781317436775
Genre : Social Science
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In recent years far more attention has been paid to victims of crime both in terms of awareness of the effect of crime upon their lives, and in changes that have been made to the criminal justice system to improve their rights and treatment. This process seems set to continue, with legislative plans announced to rebalance the criminal justice system in favour of the victim. This latest book in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series brings together leading authorities in the field to review the role of the victim in the criminal justice system in the context of these developments.

State Crime In The Global Age

Author : William J. Chambliss
ISBN : 9781134025558
Genre : Social Science
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This book brings together original writings from leading scholars in the field to explore the many ways that the use and abuse of state power results in grave social harms that outweigh, by far, the consequences of ordinary street crime. The topics covered include the crimes of empire, illegal war, the bombing of civilians, state sanctioned torture, state sacrifice of human lives, and judicial wrongdoing.

Police Custody

Author : Layla Skinns
ISBN : 9781136681172
Genre : Social Science
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Police custody acts as an important gateway to the criminal justice process. Much is at stake here for both staff and suspects as what happens in police custody can have important consequences further down the line. This book offers a timely contribution to research on police custody, which has been largely neglected for the last decade, and it is the first to examine the growing role given to civilians employed by the police or by private security companies within police custody areas. The book draws on a mixed-method study of two custody areas, one publicly-run, and the other largely privately-run. This empirical analysis explores anew suspects’ experiences of police custody from arrest to charge, including their access to due process rights such as phone calls, legal advice and detention reviews, as well as shedding light on the hitherto unexplored working relationships between the police, civilian police staff (public and private), legal advisers, doctors, appropriate adults and drug workers. These findings on the police custody process are used to examine pertinent socio-legal and theoretical matters connected to due process, the role of the police in policing, as well as procedural justice and legitimacy. The book integrates issues which are topical and of utmost empirical, theoretical and political significance, meaning that it is likely to have a broad appeal to students, academics, practitioners and policy-makers with an interest in the criminal justice process, policing and the sociology of law.

How Offenders Transform Their Lives

Author : Bonita Veysey
ISBN : 9781134028429
Genre : Social Science
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At a time when the scale of imprisonment in the United States has reached a historic high, researchers estimate that more than 600,000 individuals a year are released from prison to return to their home communities. These individuals have serious needs, such as finding employment and housing, reuniting with family members, and obtaining healthcare and treatment for alcohol and substance abuse problems. While research in this area has stressed these aspects of the transition from prison, a less explored area of research considers the role of internal identity shifts from that of an offender to one of citizen, and how this creates the conditions for desistance from criminal behavior both within the confines of a correctional facility and in the reentry process. This book presents a series of studies (mostly qualitative) that investigate individual identity transformation from offender status to pro-social, non-offending roles. Moreover, the work in this volume highlights the perspectives of the men and women who are current or formerly incarcerated people. Each piece provides an empirical analysis of the interaction between current or former prisoners and innovative pro-social programs and networks, which are grounded in the most current theoretical work about individual transformation and change. This book will be of interest to undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and lecturers in all fields within the social sciences, but especially criminology and criminal justice and sociology and social work/welfare.

Sex Offenders In The Community

Author : Amanda Matravers
ISBN : 9781134029143
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores current criminal justice responses to the management of individuals who are convicted of sexual offences. It aims to help policy-makers, practitioners and students to develop an informed position on this complex and increasingly controversial issue. Although the focus is primarily upon the UK context, contributions from North America (USA and Canada) provide an important comparative perspective.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043202
Genre : American literature
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015057956560
Genre : English literature
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Yearbook Of International Organizations 2011 2012

Author : Union of International Associations
ISBN : 9004203753
Genre : Business & Economics
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Providing both an international organizations and research bibliography, Volume 4 cites over 46,000 publications and information resources supplied by international organizations, and provides nearly 18,000 research citations under 40 subject headings. This volume also includes a research bibliography on international organizations and transnational associations. The "Yearbook of International Organizations" is also available online and as a complete set. Learn more at:

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