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Routledge Library Editions: Criminology


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Reissuing seven works originally published between 1940 and 1997, this collection spans the time in which Criminology has been a recognised academic discipline. It offers a set of excellent works on diverse aspects of the field from nineteenth century criminality to burglary in the 1980s. The set includes a Dictionary and several works looking at the social and psychological side of crime.

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Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

1st Edition

By Various Authors
March 27, 2019

Reissuing seven works originally published between 1940 and 1997, this collection spans the time in which Criminology has been a recognised academic discipline. It offers a set of excellent works on diverse aspects of the field from nineteenth century criminality to burglary in the 1980s. The set ...

A Dictionary of Criminology

A Dictionary of Criminology

1st Edition

Edited By Dermot Walsh, Adrian Poole
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1983. This Dictionary provides a wide-ranging guide to concepts and terminology frequently used in criminology. It will not only inform and stimulate, but will also bring clarity and integration to a subject where the understanding of key words and phrases is essential. ...

Crime and Environment

Crime and Environment

1st Edition

By R. N. Davidson
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1981. This book unifies the diverse literature on the role of environmental factors in the uneven distribution of crime in society and provides an assessment of the validity of environmental explanations and their utility. It analyses and assesses the major work done by...

Crime and the Development of Modern Society Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France

Crime and the Development of Modern Society: Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France

1st Edition

By Howard Zehr
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and...

Heavy Business Commercial Burglary and Robbery

Heavy Business: Commercial Burglary and Robbery

1st Edition

By Dermot Walsh
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1986. Based on interviews with men in prison, this study takes two groups of convicted criminals: men convicted of robbery, and, for comparison, a sample of men convicted for breaking into commercial premises. It focuses on how victims are chosen, the decision-making ...

Postmodern Criminology

Postmodern Criminology

1st Edition

By Dragan Milovanovic
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1997. The use of postmodern criminology’s conceptual tools offers the potential for the development of a better understanding of the various configurations of repressive forces and directions for social change. This excellent text introduces the reader to the core ideas ...

Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars

Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars

1st Edition

By Hermann Mannheim
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1940. This ground-breaking work formed the foundation for modern criminology becoming an academic discipline within UK sociological studies. It concerns the history of crime, its causes and treatment in England during the preceding twenty-five years or so. Mannheim, through ...

Why Crime? Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint

Why Crime?: Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint

1st Edition

By Claud Mullins
July 15, 2020

Originally published in 1945. This book presents the developing opinions contemporary to the post-war period, of the social and psychological roots of criminal actions as seen through the viewpoint of a practising magistrate. Looking at the psychological treatment of delinquents in particular, ...

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