The Politics of Crime and Community

The Politics of Crime and Community

By: Gordon Hughes (author)Paperback

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Description

This timely book offers a wide-ranging and authoritative analysis of the complex issues and debates in the politics of crime and community safety.

About Author

GORDON HUGHES is Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, UK. He is Co-director of the European Society of Criminology's European Governance of Public Safety Research Network. He is the author of Understanding Crime Prevention and editor of Imagining Welfare Futures (1998). He is co-editor of Criminological Perspectives, Crime Prevention and Community Safety: New Directions and Crime Control and Community.

Contents

Crimes, Communities and Criminology.- Mapping the Preventative Turn.- Multi-Agency Partnerships and the Governance of Security.- Expertise and Agency in Community Safety and Crime Control.- The Management of the "Anti-Social" in Communities.- Strangers and Safe Havens?.- Urban Regeneration, Crime Reduction and Communities.- Criminological Futures.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333786970
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780333786970
  • weight: 379
  • ISBN10: 0333786971

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