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Conflict or Cohesion
Community Cohesion by
Community Cohesion offers a new framework to break down the barriers between different communities and understand the more fundamental causes of racism and the 'fear of difference'. Concepts of multiculturalism, identity and citizenship are also reviewed and the developing practice of community cohesion is described.
The Power of Identity by
Manuel Castells deals with the social, political, and cultural dynamics associated with the technological transformation of our societies and with the globalisation of the economy.
Youth, Multiculturalism and Community Cohesion by
This book discusses the meaning and practice of British community cohesion policies, youth identities in racially-tense areas and the British government's attempts to 'prevent violent extremism' amongst young Muslims.
Community Cohesion in Crisis? by
Explores the policy responses of public, private, voluntary and community organisations and presents a wealth of new empirical research evidence about the dynamics of cohesion in UK neighbourhoods.
Leadership for Community Action by
Everyone says they want "good goverment," but getting the type of government you want requires more from its citizens than simply engaging in the passive consumption of society's benefits. Good, fair and effective government requires that all of us are actively engaged in the process.
Partnership and Multi-Agency working
Public Services by
Leading academic and policy experts explore the long-term challenges facing public services, and ask what the role of government, citizens and society should be in addressing them.
What Works in Offender Rehabilitation by
This comprehensive volume summarises the contemporary evidence base for offender assessment and rehabilitation, evaluating commonly used assessment frameworks and intervention strategies in a complete guide to best practice when working with a variety of offenders.
Multi-Agency Working in Criminal Justice by
Fully revised and expanded to encompass the most up-to-date theory, policy and practice, this comprehensive text considers the different aspects of multi-agency working within criminal justice, bringing together probation, policing, prison, social work, criminological and organizational studies perspectives.
Contemporary Issues in Public Policy
The Student's Companion to Social Policy by
Written by a wide range of experts in the field, it has been extensively updated and revised to take account of recent developments and debates and changing political and economic configurations.
Essays on the welfare state by
Richard Titmuss (1907-1973) was a pioneer in the field of social administration (now social policy) and this reissued classic contains a selection of his most famous writing on social issues.
Dissertations and Project Reports by
The essential guide to dissertations and project reports. The book breaks down the process into manageable chunks and covers everything from preparation and planning through to conducting research and writing up the finished article.
Research Methods by
Research methods in sociology; Social surveys; Experiments and the comparative method; Ethnography; Secondary data; Science and values
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