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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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Age-friendly cities and communities

A global perspective

This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices.

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Ageing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Spaces and Practices of Care

In-depth ethnographic analysis provides the pan-African evidence and analysis needed to move forward debates about who and how to address the long term care needs of older people in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Baby boomers

Time and ageing bodies

This ground-breaking study of the baby boomer generation reflects the intersection of time, ageing, body and identity to give a nuanced and enlightened understanding of the ageing process.

The Best Interests Assessor practice handbook

The first textbook to consider the Best Interests Assessor (BIA) role in depth, offering practical guidance and exploring its particular challenges in the context of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legal framework.

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Broken benefits

What's gone wrong with welfare reform

In Broken Benefits, Sam Royston argues that social security isn’t working, and without a change in direction, it will be even less fair in the future.
He provides an introductory guide to social security, correcting misunderstandings and presents practical ideas of how benefits should be reformed.

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Capability-promoting policies

Enhancing individual and social development

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Communicating and Engaging with Children and Young People

Making a difference

This bestselling, practice-focussed textbook will equip students and practitioners with the critical thinking and tools needed for effective practice in order to promote the welfare, protection and rights of children and young people.

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Community organising against racism

'Race', ethnicity and community development

Edited by Gary Craig

Gary Craig and his contributors blend theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, economic and political disadvantage.

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Countering Extremism in British Schools?

The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

In 2014 the ‘Trojan Horse’ affair, an alleged plot to ‘Islamify’ several state schools in Birmingham, caused a previously highly successful school to be vilified. Holmwood and O’Toole challenge the accepted narrative and show how it was used to justify an intrusive counter extremism agenda.

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Dead-end lives

Drugs and violence in the city shadows

Using vivid testimonies and images, Briggs and Monge document the stories and situations of the people who live in Valdemingómez , placing them in a political, economic and social context.

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Dementia and human rights

Launching the dementia debate into new and exciting territory, this book applies a human rights lens to interrogate the lived experience and policy response to dementia.

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