This series offers a space for a ‘short format’ book series which showcases and puts the spotlight on new research in criminology. We are interested in books that fit the ‘short-form’ model; for example: theoretical think pieces, developments in criminal justice policy, paradigm shifting innovations in the fields, a compelling case study that would be of interest to an international readership. We would like to attract ‘big names’ as well as up-and-coming scholars; all books should speak and contribute to international criminological debates and conversations.
Co-production and Criminal Justice
Evidence-Based Offender Profiling
By Diana Johns, Catherine Flynn, Maggie Hall, Claire Spivakovsky, Shelley Turner
August 09, 2022
This book explores practical examples of co-production in criminal justice research and practice. Through a series of seven case studies, the authors examine what people do when they co-produce knowledge in criminal justice contexts: in prisons and youth detention centres; with criminalised women; ...
By Wendy Fitzgibbon
June 10, 2022
Building on her leading research in creative methodology, in this book Wendy Fitzgibbon explores and illustrates how Photovoice, a participatory, active research tool, can enable new insights and engagement with both marginalised people and those working with them in the criminal justice system. ...
By Charlotte Barlow, Sandra Walklate
January 19, 2022
This book offers a critical appreciation of the nature and impact of coercive control in interpersonal relationships. It examines what this concept means, who is impacted by the behaviours it captures, and how academics, policymakers, and policy advocates have responded to the increasing ...
By Harry Blagg, Tamara Tulich, Robyn Williams, Raewyn Mutch, Suzie Edward May, Dorothy Badry, Michelle Stewart
December 30, 2020
This book reflects multidisciplinary and cross-jurisdictional analysis of issues surrounding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) and the criminal justice system, and the impact on Aboriginal children, young people, and their families.This book provides the first comprehensive and ...
By Bryanna Fox, David P. Farrington, Andreas Kapardis, Olivia C. Hambly
February 28, 2020
Offender profiling is an investigative tool used to narrow down the range of potential suspects for a crime by predicting the personality, behavioral, and demographic characteristics that an offender is likely to possess, based upon information collected at the crime scene. While offender profiling...
By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher
December 18, 2019
Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence. Campaigns such as ‘Counting Dead Women’ in Australia, the ‘Femicide Census’ in England, the Canadian Femicide Observatory, and the emergence of family violence death review teams ...