Criminal Law Directions

Author: Nicola Monaghan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198702280

Category: Law

Page: 427

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Criminal Law Directions is written in an engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics of Criminal Law courses with clarity. The book incorporates a wide range of learning features to offer students a high level of support. Learning objectives, thinking points, and a wide selection of tables and figures encourage active learning to ensure students understand the fundamental facts and principles, and enabling students to check their understanding of the subject as they progress through the course. Each chapter is finished with a run-down of the main topic points, a selection of short revision questions, as well as two long examination style questions. Outline answers to these questions are available online. The book's clear structure and cross-referencing enables students to navigate easily through the many aspects of criminal law, making this an ideal text for students new to the subject. An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support the student in their studies, including: DT Multiple choice questions DT Flashcard glossary DT Suggested approaches to the end of chapter exam questions . Suggested approaches to the end of chapter self-test questions
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Criminal Law Directions

Author: Nicola Monaghan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198753276

Category:

Page: 520

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Do you know the difference between murder and manslaughter? Are you confused by the concept of mens rea and accessorial liability? Criminal Law Directions tackles these and many more questions, introducing you to this exciting area of law. The Directions series has been written with you in mind. The ideal guide as you approach the subject for the first time, this book will help you: - Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly - Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear - Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: you'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law - Deepen and test your knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help you tackle assessments with confidence - Elevate your learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take your learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support you in your studies, including: - Multiple choice questions - Flashcard glossary - Guidance on answering the end of chapter exam questions - Guidance on answering the end of chapter self-test questions Additional lecturer resources include: - Diagrams from the text - A testbank of further multiple choice questions
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Human Rights Law Directions

Author: Howard Davis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199669376

Category: Law

Page: 523

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Innovative, stimulating, and easy to read, Human Rights Law Directions covers everything the law student new to the subject needs to know. A range of chapter features including 'case close-up' and 'discussion topic' boxes highlight key concepts and legal complexities.
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The Law Relating to Financial Crime in the United Kingdom

Author: Karen Harrison,Nicholas Ryder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317026012

Category: Law

Page: 260

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Outlining the different types of financial crime and their impact, this book is a user-friendly, up-to-date guide to the regulatory processes, systems and legislation which exist in the UK. Each chapter has a similar structure and covers individual financial crimes including money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, insider dealing, market abuse, bribery and corruption and finally tax avoidance and evasion. Offences are summarized and their extent is evaluated using national and international documents. Detailed assessments of financial institutions and regulatory bodies are made and the achievements of these institutions are analysed. Sentencing and policy options for different financial crimes are included and suggestions are made as to how criminal proceeds might be recovered. This second edition has been fully updated and includes a section on cybercrime and a new chapter on tax evasion. Case summaries have also been included in those chapters where a criminal justice route is used by the prosecuting authorities.
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Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series: An Introduction to the Profession of Social Work

Author: Elizabeth Segal,Karen Gerdes,Sue Steiner

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0840029101

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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The fourth edition of Segal, Gerdes, and Steiner’s AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK provides a balanced introduction to the social work profession and helps students to understand the role that the profession plays in the social welfare system. The authors’ supportive tone and experiential approach inspires interest in and enthusiasm toward future careers in social work. The book is designed to encourage both knowledge building and self-exploration--skills that are essential in developing good social work practice. Part of the Brooks/Cole Empowerment Series, the fourth edition is completely up to date and thoroughly integrates the core competencies and recommended practice behaviors outlined in the 2008 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Family Interventions in Domestic Violence

A Handbook of Gender-Inclusive Theory and Treatment

Author: John Hamel, LCSW,Tonia L. Nicholls, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103291

Category: Social Science

Page: 664

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In this exciting new book John Hamel, author of the ground-breaking Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, and Tonia Nicholls go beyond the traditional intervention theories of domestic violence practiced today. Offering alternative, unbiased and sometimes controversial views, theories, and current research, they, along with renowned contributors in the field, provide new treatment options that encompass a wide range of gender dynamics. Here are just some of the key principles covered: Interventions Should Be Based on a Thorough Unbiased Assessment Victim/Perpetrator Distinctions are Overstated, and Much Partner Abuse is Mutual Regardless of Perpetrator Gender, Child Witnesses to Partner Abuse are Adversely Affected, and are at Risk for Perpetrating Partner Abuse as Adults This new gender-inclusive approach to assessment and intervention provides a significant departure from traditional paradigms of domestic violence, and offers a much-needed awareness to effectively prevent violence in our communities today and for future generations.
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Crime and Public Policy

Author: James Q. Wilson,Joan Petersilia

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199315043

Category: Law

Page: 656

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Crime in the United States has fluctuated considerably over the past thirty years, as have the policy approaches to deal with it. During this time criminologists and other scholars have helped to shed light on the role of incarceration, prevention, drugs, guns, policing, and numerous other aspects to crime control. Yet the latest research is rarely heard in public discussions and is often missing from the desks of policymakers. This book accessibly summarizes the latest scientific information on the causes of crime and evidence about what does and does not work to control it. Thoroughly revised and updated, this new version of Crime and Public Policy will include twenty chapters and five new substantial entries. As with previous editions, each essay reviews the existing literature, discusses the methodological rigor of the studies, identifies what policies and programs the studies suggest, and then points to policies now implemented that fail to reflect the evidence. The chapters cover the principle institutions of the criminal justice system (juvenile justice, police, prisons, probation and parole, sentencing), how broader aspects of social life inhibit or encourage crime (biology, schools, families, communities), and topics currently generating a great deal of attention (criminal activities of gangs, sex offenders, prisoner reentry, changing crime rates). With contributions from trusted, leading scholars, Crime and Public Policy offers the most comprehensive and balanced guide to how the latest and best social science research informs the understanding of crime and its control for policymakers, community leaders, and students of crime and criminal justice.
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