Theory, Policy and Practice
By (author) Basia Spalek
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Crime Victims by Basia Spalek
Book DescriptionVictims of crime are receiving increasing amounts of attention from policy makers, agencies of the criminal justice system and researchers. This text offers a much-needed overview of theory and practice in the topical area of crime, victimization and criminal justice policy. Spalek explores the impact of crime upon victims, looks at the establishment of victim initiatives and pushes debates in the area forward. Engagingly presented with case studies and questions drawn from recent high-profile cases, such as the Potters Bar rail disaster and the Oklahoma City bombing. This comprehensive textbook is essential reading for anyone interested in victims or victimology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403935427
(234mm x 155mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 5-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Basia Spalek
Terror Crime Prevention with Communities, Paperback (February 2015)
Based on research in the US and UK, this book examines the involvement of Muslim communities in terror crime prevention work, exploring the complexities of community involvement as well as its advantages and examining how trusting relationships between police, security services and communites can be built.
Preventing Ideological Violence, Hardback (April 2013)
Preventing Ideological Violence: Communities, Police and Case Studies of 'Success' seeks to present the voices of police and community members who have been involved in engagement and partnership projects designed to prevent ideological violence whether that of paramilitaries, Al-Qa'ida inspired terrorists, or organized crime.
Ethnicity and Crime, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Basia Spalek
Brings together material in race and ethnic studies and provides different ways of thinking about race and ethnicity in relation to crime and the criminal justice system. This title features a collection of works that capture the main themes that arise from within this area of work.
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Author Biography - Basia Spalek
BASIA SPALEK is a Lecturer in Criminal Justice within the Institute of Applied Social Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.
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