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Criminalization of Activism Historical, Present and Future Perspectives

Criminalization of Activism: Historical, Present and Future Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Valeria Vegh Weis
November 26, 2021

Criminalization of Activism draws on a multiplicity of perspectives and case studies from the Global South and Global North to show how protest has been subject to processes of criminalisation over time. Contributors are made of up scholars and activist from different disciplinary backgrounds, ...

Mass Shootings and Civilian Armament

Mass Shootings and Civilian Armament

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Alexei Anisin
November 12, 2021

Mass Shootings and Civilian Armament provides the first comprehensive multi-methodological analysis of the relationship between mass shootings and firearm purchases (as proxied by background checks) in the US on national level data from 1999-2020.   Since 1994, the number of civilian owned firearms...

Serial and Mass Murder Understanding Multicide through Offending Patterns, Explanations, and Outcomes

Serial and Mass Murder: Understanding Multicide through Offending Patterns, Explanations, and Outcomes

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Elizabeth Gurian
September 30, 2021

This book reframes the study of multicide (that is, serial and mass murder) to use objective measures, and aims to expand our understanding of multicide offending through descriptive and inferential statistical analyses of different homicide patterns of the offenders. Criminal homicide and multiple...

Child Protection in the Church An Anglican Case Study

Child Protection in the Church: An Anglican Case Study

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Michael A. Guerzoni
July 06, 2021

Child Protection in the Church investigates whether, amidst publicised promises of change from church institutions and the introduction of “safe church” policies and procedures, reform is actually occurring within Christian churches towards safeguarding, using a case study of the Anglican Diocese ...

Harm and Disorder in the Urban Space Social Control, Sense and Sensibility

Harm and Disorder in the Urban Space: Social Control, Sense and Sensibility

1st Edition

Edited By Nina Peršak, Anna Di Ronco
April 28, 2021

Bringing together an international group of authors, this book addresses the important issues lying at the intersection between urban space, on the one hand, and incivilities and urban harm, on the other. Progressive urbanisation not only influences people’s living conditions, their well-being and ...

Sexual Violence on Trial Local and Comparative Perspectives

Sexual Violence on Trial: Local and Comparative Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Rachel Killean, Eithne Dowds, Anne-Marie McAlinden
April 15, 2021

Sexual Violence on Trial provides a contemporary critical examination of the investigation, prosecution and cultural contexts of sexual violence. It draws on Northern Ireland as a case study, while also drawing on experiences from other jurisdictions across the United Kingdom and island of Ireland....

Digital Piracy A Global, Multidisciplinary Account

Digital Piracy: A Global, Multidisciplinary Account

1st Edition

Edited By Steven Caldwell Brown, Thomas J. Holt
March 31, 2021

Non-Commercial digital piracy has seen an unprecedented rise in the wake of the digital revolution; with wide-scale downloading and sharing of copyrighted media online, often committed by otherwise law-abiding citizens. Bringing together perspectives from criminology, psychology, business, and ...

Offender and Victim Networks in Human Trafficking

Offender and Victim Networks in Human Trafficking

1st Edition

By Ella Cockbain
March 31, 2021

Millions of pounds are spent every year trying to tackle human trafficking, modern slavery and child sexual exploitation. These are apparently threats perpetrated by ‘criminal masterminds’, spreading at a dizzying rate and approaching epidemic proportions – or so the story goes. Amid all the bold ...

The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care Multi-Agency Perspectives

The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care: Multi-Agency Perspectives

1st Edition

By Julie Shaw, Sarah Greenhow
December 28, 2020

The Criminalisation and Exploitation of Children in Care explores the results of a recent qualitative study, which focused on multi-agency responses to children and young people in residential and foster care who were at risk of criminalisation and/or exploitation and abuse. Recent high-profile ...

Preventing Sexual Harm Positive Criminology and Sexual Abuse

Preventing Sexual Harm: Positive Criminology and Sexual Abuse

1st Edition

By Stephanie Kewley, Sarah Pemberton, Mohammed Rahman
November 24, 2020

Preventing Sexual Harm provides an overview of current criminal justice strategies for tackling sexual violence, and highlights existing positive criminological approaches that could help prevent sexual abuse and harm.   Sexual violence is a complex, multi-faceted crime. Its causes and consequences...

Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide

Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion: An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide

1st Edition

By Kristen Lee Discola
November 09, 2020

Offering insights based on years of original research, Redefining Murder, Transforming Emotion: An Exploration of Forgiveness after Loss Due to Homicide investigates the ideas and experiences of individuals who have lost loved ones to homicide (co-victims) in order to advance our understanding of ...

Crime and Fear in Public Places Towards Safe, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities

Crime and Fear in Public Places: Towards Safe, Inclusive and Sustainable Cities

1st Edition

Edited By Vania Ceccato, Mahesh K. Nalla
July 16, 2020

The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429352775 has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. No city environment reflects the meaning of urban life better than a public place. A public ...

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