Criminology

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Criminal Artefacts

Governing Drugs and Users

UBC Press

By looking curiously on the criminal addict as an artefact of criminal justice, this book asks us to question why the criminalized drug user has become such a focus of contemporary criminal justice practices.

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Moving Toward Justice

Legal Traditions and Aboriginal Justice

Foreword by Tony Penikett; Edited by John Whyte
UBC Press, Purich Publishing

Exploring constitutional and administrative policy changes that underscore the urgent need for Aboriginal justice reform.

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Helping Defiant Men to Recognize their True Potential

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Aimed at professionals working with men who are challenging the boundaries of society or any man who feels frustrated by his life, the book offers detailed illustrative case studies, structured exercises and topics for discussion, which can be used by the individual or in a group context.

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Professional Risk and Working with People

Decision-Making in Health, Social Care and Criminal Justice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Professional Risk and Working with People provides advice on assessing and managing risks for all those employed to take risks with or on behalf of other people.The authors explore issues of risk assessment and management that provides readers with a broad knowledge of risk practices that can be applied across a range of disciplines. They ...

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Judicial Decision Making in Child Sexual Abuse Cases

UBC Press

Laws and definitions of sexual abuse may have changed since the 1980s, but this book demonstrates that interpretation of the law still depends on the social construction of children and on judges’ own understanding of what constitutes child sexual abuse.

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Nurturing Attachments

Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting.

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