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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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Achieving implementation and exchange

The science of delivering evidence based practices to at-risk youth

This book addresses the frustrating gap between research conducted on effective practices and the lack of routine use of such practices. The author introduces a model for reducing this gap, highlighting the roles of social networks, research evidence, practitioner/policymaker decision-making, research-practice-policy partnerships.

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Ageing in everyday life

Materialities and embodiments

Edited by Stephen Katz

What does it mean to age in an ageist society? Applying interdisciplinary perspectives about everyday life to vital issues in older people’s lives, this is a critical guide to inform thinking and planning our ageing futures.

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Alternatives to neoliberalism

Towards equality and democracy

With contributions from innovative social and policy analysts including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, this collection provides a revised framework for social democracy.

Austerity, community action, and the future of citizenship in Europe

Explores secular and faith-based grassroots social action in Germany and the UK that has evolved in response to the shrinking of the welfare state. The book provides new ways of thinking about social and political belonging and about the relations between individual, collective and State responsibility.

Bordering two unions

Northern Ireland and Brexit

This thorough analysis draws upon EU, UK, Irish and international law and sets the scene for a post-Brexit Northern Ireland by showing what the future might hold.

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Borders, mobility and belonging in the era of Brexit and Trump

Using cutting-edge academic work on migration and citizenship to address three themes central to current debates – borders and walls, mobility and travel, and belonging - the authors provide new insights into the politics of migration and citizenship in the UK and the US.

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Children and young people's worlds

This substantially updated new edition sets out the contexts of children's and young people’s lives and encourages students to explore their complexities and contexts. Each chapter challenges students’ assumptions and examines crucial issues in the field, such as participation, race, and transnational childhoods.

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The class ceiling

Why it pays to be privileged

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Climate change criminology

Leading green criminologist Rob White asks what can be learned from the problem-solving focus of crime prevention to help face the challenges of climate change. Part of the New Horizons in Criminology series.

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Comedy and critique

Stand-up comedy and the professional ethos of laughter

Comedy and Critique explores British professional stand-up comedy in the wake of the Alternative Comedy movement of the late twentieth century, seeing it as an extension of the politics of the New Left: standing up for oneself as anti-racist, feminist and open to a queering of self and social institutions.

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Community groups in context

Local activities and actions

Collates knowledge and examines the role and nature of community groups and activities operating outside of the formal voluntary sector in the UK to develop a coherent understanding about these so-called “below the radar” organisations.