This is the first textbook to offer a comprehensive and up-to-date account of police intelligence work based on current research, and to assess how intelligence may be used wisely and ethically to influence policing policy and practice.
This book delves into the corporate takeover of public morality, or 'woke capitalism'. Discussing the political causes that it has adopted, and the social causes that it has not, it argues that this extension of capitalism has negative implications for democracy's future.
Generation Share takes readers on a journey around the globe to meet the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing... Læs mere
Highlighting what can be learned from individual experiences, the book analyses the changing welfare and labour market policies which shape the lives of working carers in Finland, Sweden, Australia, England, Japan and Taiwan.
This exciting new book outlines the state of practice now in flux within structures created by New Labour but moving in a different direction... Læs mere
This book looks at the lives of six inspirational individuals who have made significant contributions to the well-being of disadvantaged... Læs mere
Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle provides the most up-to-date collection of new and emerging research relevant to contemporary debates on the relationship between class, culture, and later life.
In the second, revised edition of this indispensable book, the author looks behind 'the mirror of power' to discover the reality of civil society - or 'Big Society', as it has become known.
In this book, the authors seek to question if a 'criminology of war' is possible, whilst providing an implicit critique of mainstream criminology. They also examine how this seemingly 'new horizon' of the discipline might be usefully informed by sociology.
Challenging current thinking, this important book is the first to focus on the role of area-based initiatives to tackle the link between... Læs mere
Through a series of interdisciplinary case studies, this topical collection is the first to focus on protest camps as... Læs mere
Re-examining C.Wright Mills' legacy as a jumping off point, this original introduction to sociology illuminates global concepts, themes and practices that are... Læs mere