Social Policy Products

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organised in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan P. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Sociology Through Literature

    A Study of Kaaroor's Stories, 1st Edition

    By S. Devadas Pillai

    This book presents a comprehensive study of nearly 100 of Kaaroor’s short stories. Kaaroor Neelakanta Pillai is one among the Big Six of the New Wave in Malayalam literature which began in the mid-1940s. These writers wrote about the common man, peasants, fishermen, rickshaw pullers, under-paid…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge India

  • Criminalizing Dissent

    The Liberal State and the Problem of Legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Rob Watts

    While liberal-democratic states like America, Britain and Australia claim to value freedom of expression and the right to dissent, they have always actually criminalized dissent. This disposition has worsened since 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession. This ground-breaking study shows that just as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    The Criminalization of Political Dissent

  • Business Interests and the Development of the Modern Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dennie Oude Nijhuis

    This edited volume provides a synthesis on the question of business attitudes towards and its influence over the development of the modern welfare state. It gathers leading scholars in the field to offer both in-depth historical country case studies and comparative chapters that discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Political Economy of the Welfare State

  • Changing Narratives of Youth Crime

    From Social Causes to Threats to the Social, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Dollinger

    In recent years, Western societies have experienced a fundamental transformation in the way crime is understood and dealt with. Against the backdrop of a current great interest in narratives in criminology, this book draws on a narrative perspective to explore this transformation. Drawing on data…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Mental Health and Offending

    Care, Coercion and Control, 1st Edition

    By Julie D Trebilcock, Samantha K Weston

    This book explores the controversial relationship between mental health and offending and looks at the ways in which offenders with mental health problems are cared for, coerced and controlled by the criminal justice and mental health systems. It provides a much-needed criminological approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century

    How They Won, Why Liberals and Labor Lost, 1st Edition

    By G William Domhoff

    The Corporate Rich and the Power Elite in the Twentieth Century demonstrates exactly how the corporate rich developed and implemented the policies and created the government structures that allowed them to dominate the United States. The book is framed within three historical developments, that…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

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