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The New Home Office: An Introduction (Second Edition)

by Bryan Gibson
     
 

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This timely publication explains the duties and responsibilities of the Home Office following its reorganization in 2007.

The New Home Office provides an accessible introduction but with sufficient detail for the more critical reader seeking to understand both the historic and modern-day role of this key office of State. Easy to read - written in the style of the

Overview

This timely publication explains the duties and responsibilities of the Home Office following its reorganization in 2007.

The New Home Office provides an accessible introduction but with sufficient detail for the more critical reader seeking to understand both the historic and modern-day role of this key office of State. Easy to read - written in the style of the acclaimed Waterside Press Introductory Series - this handbook contains a wealth of information making it an indispensable resource. An ideal text for students and practitioners alike.

A closely observed account of the 21st century arrangements to ensure public safety, law enforcement and crime reduction in the UK.

Contents

Foreword, Preface and Charts
The Home Office: An Overview
Public Safety, Liberty and Protecting the Public
The Police and Policing
Crime Prevention and Crime Reduction
Terrorism and Emergency Powers
Border Controls, Immigration and Asylum
Safeguarding Personal Identity
Miscellaneous Home Office Responsibilities
The Changed Role of the Home Secretary
A Fresh Start and a New Era

Reviews

(of the First Edition with The New Ministry of Justice):

'Should be read by everybody involved in the Criminal Justice System': Internet Law Book Reviews

'Invaluable': Thames View

'Bryan Gibson and Waterside Press are to be congratulated on producing these stimulating books': Justice of the Peace

Author

Bryan Gibson is a barrister-at-law and a former a clerk to the justices. He is editor-in-chief of Waterside Press.

David Faulkner teaches at the Oxford Centre for Criminal justice Research and is a former Deputy Secretary of State at the Home Office.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904380498
Publisher:
Waterside Press
Publication date:
07/11/2008
Series:
Introductory Series
Edition description:
Revised/updated
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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