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Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ‘morally insane’, ‘psychopathic’ or ‘personality disordered’. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to…
Paperback – 2015-08-10
Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, ninth edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also…
Paperback – 2015-07-10
The years 2008 to 2013 saw a new generation of political protestors take to the streets. Riots disrupted many Western cities and new protest movements emerged, keen to address a bleak context of economic collapse and austerity politics. In this groundbreaking new study, Winlow, Hall, Briggs and…
Paperback – 2015-06-25
Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations. In contrast, the…
Hardback – 2015-06-17
Routledge International Handbooks
Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil…
Paperback – 2015-05-05
New Directions in Critical Criminology
Compelling and engagingly written, this book by former Attorney General of Ohio Jim Petro and his wife, writer Nancy Petro, takes the reader inside actual cases, summarizes extensive research on the causes and consequences of wrongful conviction, and exposes eight common myths that inspire false…
Paperback – 2014-07-17
The Psychology of Arson is the first book in its field to focus specifically on contemporary topics relevant to practitioners and professionals working with adolescent and adult deliberate firesetters. Rebekah Doley, Geoffrey Dickens and Theresa Gannon have integrated the very latest information…
Paperback – 2015-08-27
Why are people with excessive corporate power permitted to engage in wide-ranging forms of harm and victimization? How are governing bodies, originally established to protect and defend modern democracies from despotic and ancient regimes of abuse, abdicating their responsibilities and surrendering…
Paperback – 2015-08-26
Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the…
Hardback – 2015-08-25
Advances in Police Theory and Practice
Look Inside: Criminological Research for Beginners
...'a common-sense, no-nonsense introductory text' ... 'this text stands alone in its ambition - and its accomplishments'
Take a look inside Criminological Research for Beginners: A Student's Guide by Laura Caulfield and Jane Hill to see for yourself!
Click here to read a fascinating editorial entitled The Crimes of the Powerful are Under the Investigative Radars by Gregg Barak, the editor of The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful, June 2015.
This editorial by Gregg Barak first appeared in the Sociology and Criminology -Open Access journals, Aug 07, 2014. Gregg Barak has also published Media, Process, and the Social Construction of Crime, with Routledge in August 1995.
CJ Update is a biannual electronic newsletter from Routledge and Anderson Publishing that disseminates news and information to criminal justice educators. Anderson joined Routledge on 19th September 2014.