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Crime, disorder, and community safety, a new agenda?, edited by Roger Mathews and John Pitts

Summary
This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime prevention, disorder and community safety in contemporary society. Bringing together nine original articles from leading national and international authorities on these issues, the book examines recent developments in relation to a number of specific groups - the disadvantaged, the socially excluded, youth, women and ethnic minorities. Topics covered include:* the increase in local authority responsibility for crime control and community safety* the development of inter-agency alliances* the chan
Table Of Contents
Crime, Disorder and Community Safety A new agenda?; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: beyond criminology?; 1 Identity, community and social exclusion; 2 Joined-up but fragmented: contradiction, ambiguity and ambivalence at the heart of New Labour's 'Third Way'; 3 Evaluation and evidence-led crime reduction policy and practice; 4 Crime, community safety and toleration; 5 'Broken Windows' and the culture wars: a response to selected critiques; 6 Ethnic minorities and community safety
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Edition
1st ed.
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (257 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780203470992

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