Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.


The full list of Routledge Criminology titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Blomberg, Julie Mestre Brancale, Kevin M. Beaver, William D. Bales

    Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy is a definitive sourcebook that is comprised of contributions from some of the most recognized experts in criminology and criminal justice policy. The book is essential reading for students taking upper level courses and seminars on crime, public…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29

  • Forensic Science

    A sociological introduction, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Lawless

    This book addresses a significant gap in the literature and provides a comprehensive overview of the sociology of forensic science. Drawing on a wealth of international research and case studies, this book explores the intersection of science, technology, law and society and examines the production…

    Hardback – 2016-02-10

  • Conservative Criminology

    A Call to Restore Balance to the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    By John Wright, Matt DeLisi

    Conservative Criminology serves as an important counterpoint to virtually every other academic text on crime. Hundreds of books have been written about crime and criminal justice policy from a variety of perspectives, including Marxist, liberal, progressive, feminist, radical, and post-modernist.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-25

  • Key Terms and Concepts for Investigation

    A Reference for Criminal, Private, and Military Investigators, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fay

    Key Terms and Concepts for Investigation provides students and practitioners with a compilation of concise, accurate articles on major topics pertaining to criminal, private, and military investigations. Each entry in this reference features a definition and then describes its function in…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23

  • The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    1st Edition

    By Iain Channing

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Power and Crime

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system, 1st Edition

    By Helen Johnston

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-26
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector, 1st Edition

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16

  • Voices from American Prisons

    Faith, Education and Healing, 1st Edition

    By Kaia Stern

    Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that…

    Hardback – 2014-06-10

  • Shades of Deviance

    A Primer on Crime, Deviance and Social Harm, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rowland Atkinson

    Written in a unique format, Shades of Deviance is a turbo-driven guide to crime and deviance, offering 56 politically engaged, thought-provoking and accessibly written accounts of a wide range of socially and legally prohibited acts. This book will be essential reading for undergraduate students in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-28

  • Crime in England 1880-1945

    The rough and the criminal, the policed and the incarcerated, 1st Edition

    By Barry Godfrey

    This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official…

    Paperback – 2013-10-09
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Crime in England 1688-1815

    1st Edition

    By David J Cox

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of…

    Hardback – 2013-09-24
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Understanding and Preventing Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ethel Quayle, Kurt M. Ribisl

    Over the last decade there has been dramatically increased interest in the ways that technology has been used in the abuse and exploitation of children, due in part to increasing numbers of convictions for child pornography-related offenses. Opinion swings between those who feel that there is a…

    Paperback – 2012-02-21