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Just a few of the areas we publish in include Crime and Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice History Delinquency, Historical Criminology, Organized Crime, Prisons, Probation, Sentencing and Punishment, and White Collar Crime.

Willan Publishing is now part of Routledge Criminology

Looking for Willan Publishing titles? They’re available here, through Routledge Criminology! Search the Willan backlist here or by clicking the logo. Otherwise, you can find all the Willan titles alongside our other criminology books from Routledge.

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Textbooks

  1. Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 10th Edition
    By Jeffery T. WalkerCraig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police, 10th edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial identification procedures, police power and its limitations, and civil liability of police officers and agencies... Read more... 

  2. Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th Edition 
    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis 

    Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also highlighting efforts to integrate and blend these frameworks... Read more...

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New Titles

  1. The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Edited by Gregg Barak 

    Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations... Read more...

  2. Intersectionality and Criminology

    Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime
    By Hillary Potter 

    The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis... Read more...

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Research & Reference

  1. White Collar Crime

    Coined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation", White-collar crime is now synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. Routledge have a growing number of books in this area, which we have listed below. Highlights include:

  2. New - The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe

    Edited by Judith Van Erp, Wim Huisman and Gudrun Vande Walle

    ‘This superb handbook brings together leading European scholars of white-collar and corporate crime. In light of the increasing globalization of manufacturing, markets, finance, and governance, its expansive coverage of landmark cases throughout Europe and European responses to them could not have appeared at a more opportune time. The editors and contributors are to be commended for enlarging our vision of white-collar and corporate crime as a problem of worldwide significance.’ - Michael L. Benson, Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, USA

    To order your copy and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 / $205 just click here

    (RRP £140 / $225. Valid until July 2015)

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General Interest

  1. NEW: Routledge Featured Authors Page

    Have you seen our new Featured Authors Page?... Read more... 

  2. CJ Update Newsletters

    CJ Update is a biannual electronic newsletter from Routledge and Anderson Publishing that disseminates news and information to criminal justice educators. Anderson joined Routledge on 19th September 2014.

    DOWNLOAD THE 2015 SPRING / SUMMER NEWSLETTER HERE >>>

    DOWNLOAD THE 2014 FALL / WINTER NEWSLETTER HERE >>>

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The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Criminology & Criminal Justice. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

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