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Criminology

  • Animals and Criminal Justice

    By Carmen M. Cusack

    Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Since civil societies are ruled by law, they can be evaluated, both figuratively and literally, by how animals are treated in the criminal justice system. This book depicts…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Migration, Prostitution and Human Trafficking

    The Voice of Chinese Women

    By Min Liu

    Migration, Prostitution, and Human Trafficking examines the nature, magnitude, and gravity of prostitution and sex trafficking--and the relationship between them--in contemporary China. By researching the backgrounds, circumstances, and other factors that drive Chinese women to migrate to Shenzhen,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Rehabilitating Criminal Sexual Psychopaths

    Legislative Mandates, Clinical Quandaries

    By Nathaniel J. Pallone

    More than half the states in this country have legislation on sex offenders that distinguishes between those whose offense is incidental to other offenses ("felony" sexual offenders), and those who engage in "repetitive, habitual, or compulsive" sex offenses ("criminal sexual psychopaths"). This…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Delinquency and Drift Revisited, Volume 21

    The Criminology of David Matza and Beyond

    Edited by Thomas G. Blomberg, Frank T. Cullen, Christoffer Carlsson, Cheryl Lero Jonson

    Fifty years ago, David Matza wrote Delinquency and Drift, challenging the ways people thought about the development of criminals. Today, Delinquency and Drift Revisited reminds criminologists that they ignore Matza’s writings at their own intellectual peril. Matza’s work shows his insights on a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • The Creation of Dangerous Violent Criminals

    By Lonnie H Athens

    Lonnie H. Athens’ path-breaking work examines a problem that has baffled experts and the general public alike: How does a person become a predatory violent criminal? In the original edition, the process that Athens labeled “violentization” encompassed four stages: brutalization, defiance,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • On Crimes and Punishments

    5th Edition

    By Cesare Beccaria

    Cesare Beccaria's influential treatise On Crimes and Punishments is considered a foundational work in the field of criminology. Three major themes of the Enlightenment run through the treatise: the idea that the social contract forms the moral and political basis of the work's reformist zeal; the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Killing the Competition

    Economic Inequality and Homicide

    By Martin Daly

    Criminologists have known for decades that income inequality is the best predictor of the local homicide rate, but why this is so has eluded them. There is a simple, compelling answer: most homicides are the denouements of competitive interactions between men. Relatively speaking, where desired…

    Paperback – 2016-07-30
    Routledge

  • Fear of Crime

    Incivility and the Production of a Social Problem

    By Greta W. Salem

    Mass incarceration and lower crime rates have not made city dwellers feel safe. Programs designed to deal with this problem focus on increased police protection. In this study, Lewis and Salem question the validity of these assumptions and the effectiveness of this approach. Their five-year…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30
    Routledge

  • Governing the Police

    Experience in Six Democracies

    By David H Bayley, Philip C Stenning

    Every modern democracy in our increasingly complex world must confront a fundamental problem: how should politicians manage police, ensuring that they act in the public interest while avoiding the temptation to utilize them in a partisan manner? Drawing on first-hand experiences from six…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30
    Routledge

  • Qualitative Research in Criminology

    Advances in Criminological Theory

    By Wilson R. Palacios

    This volume investigates the significant role qualitative research plays in expanding and refining our understandings of crime and justice. It features seventeen original essays that discuss the relationship between methodology and theory. The result is a theoretically engaged volume that explores…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Criminology

    Selected Papers

    By Travis Hirschi

    Travis Hirschi is one of the most cited criminologists of the twentieth century. His work has provoked controversy and heated debates about the causes of crime, proper research methods, and the most effective policies to prevent and control crime. Known as a spokesperson for social control theory,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge

  • Challenging Criminological Theory

    The Legacy of Ruth Rosner Kornhauser

    By Francis T. Cullen

    This volume is divided into five sections that, when taken together, offer an informative account of the impact of Ruth Rosner Kornhauser's Social Sources of Delinquency on the development of American criminological thought. This classic book was her major contribution to the field.Section I tells…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

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