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The British Dream by
One of Britain's most influential centre-left thinkers examines UK immigration policy and argues that there have been unforeseen consequences which urgently need to be addressed.
Criminal Justice by
America suffers overcrowded prisons, high recidivism rates, and weakened family and community relationships with ex-prisoners. This book offers new answers and unconventional suggestions for the rehabilitation of offenders.
Managing to Improve Public Services by
Managing to Improve Public Services shows how management can be harnessed to improve a range of public services (e.g. policing, health, local government) by examining them through different theoretical lenses (e.g. governance, innovation and change, performance metrics and management).
Public Services by
Griffiths, Kippin and Stoker bring together many of the country's leading academic and policy experts to explore the long-term challenges facing public services, and ask what the role of government, citizens and society should be in addressing them.
BTEC National Public Services Level 3 by
Make the grade in BTEC Level 3 National Public Services with the help of this textbook which provides both topic knowledge and advice on gathering evidence for your course.
BTEC Public Services Level 3 (Book 1) by
All mandatory and optional units for the extended diploma in uniformed Public Services, and all mandatory and optional units for the diploma in non-uniformed Public Services.
BTEC Public Services Level 3 (Book 2) by
All mandatory and optional units for the extended diploma in uniformed Public Services, and all mandatory and optional units for the diploma in non-uniformed Public Services
Criminal Justice by
This comprehensive textbook assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies, including the police, probation and prison services and the legal and youth justice systems.
Interculturalism: The New Era of Cohesion and Diversity by
Interculturalism is a new concept for managing community relations in a world defined by globalization and 'superdiversity'. This book argues that as countries become more diverse a new framework of interculturalism is needed to mediate these relationships, requiring new systems of governance to support it.
The Literature Review 2nd.ed. by
This outlines practical strategies for reading and note taking, and guides the reader on how to conduct a systematic search of the available literature, and uses cases and examples throughout to demonstrate best practice.
Multiculturalism and Interculturalism by
Both interculturalism and multiculturalism address the question of how states should forge unity from ethnic, cultural and religious diversity. This volume brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field to address these two different approaches.
Where to Find Books
Class numbers are used to organise books into subject order in the library. You will find the number on the spine of each book. Here are some of the key class numbers for public services.
302 Media & Society
320 - 330 Economics & Politics
333 Outdoor Leadership
340 - 346 Law & Criminal Justice
351 - 352 Public Services
361 - 363 Social Policy & Policing
364 - Criminal Justice
371. 30281 Study Skills
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