• Offending and Desistance: The importance of social relations book cover

    Offending and Desistance

    The importance of social relations, 1st Edition

    By Beth Weaver

    In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. While there is consensus across the body of desistance research that…

    Paperback – 2017-04-26
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Working with High-Risk Youth: A Relationship-based Practice Framework book cover

    Working with High-Risk Youth

    A Relationship-based Practice Framework, 1st Edition

    By Peter Smyth

    In the child welfare system some youth do well in their lives, but far too many do not experience positive outcomes by the time they are leaving government services. The youth often feel marginalized and that they were not involved in decisions about their own lives, leaving them with a sense of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-11

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arjan Blokland, Victor van der Geest

    Since its introduction in the latter half of the 1980s, the meticulous study of distinct criminal career dimensions, like onset, frequency, and crime mix, has yielded a wealth of information on the way crime develops over the life-span. Policymakers in turn have used this information in their…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States: The Balance of Needs and Rights book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Sexual Deviance and Society: A sociological examination book cover

    Sexual Deviance and Society

    A sociological examination, 1st Edition

    By Meredith G. F. Worthen

    In a society where sexualized media has become background noise, we are frequently discouraged from frank and open discussions about sex and offered few tools for understanding sexual behaviors and sexualities that are perceived as being out of the norm. This book encourages readers to establish…

    Paperback – 2016-06-13

  • Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Sociological Aspects of Crime and Delinquency (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Michael Phillipson

    The field of crime and delinquency attracts a great deal of heated and partial opinion, prejudice and other forms of mal-thinking. When there is a scientific approach there tends to be a psychological explanation. This book, first published in 1971, is a corrective to both trends. It is a…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge Revivals

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention: The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity book cover

    Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity, 1st Edition

    By Barbara J. Costello, Trina L. Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Quantitative methods tease out cause, effect, and spuriousness in the relationship between peer delinquency and personal delinquency, but these methods do…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01

  • Juvenile Delinquency: An integrated approach book cover

    Juvenile Delinquency

    An integrated approach, 3rd Edition

    By James Burfeind, Dawn Jeglum Bartusch

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to juvenile delinquency by defining and describing juvenile delinquency, examining explanations for delinquent behavior, and considering contemporary efforts to control delinquency through prevention and juvenile justice. The text cultivates an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10

  • Crime and Criminality: A multidisciplinary approach book cover

    Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach, 1st Edition

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30

  • Cyberbullying: From Theory to Intervention book cover


    From Theory to Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trijntje Völlink, Francine Dehue, Conor Mc Guckin

    The study of cyberbullying has exploded since its first appearance in a peer-reviewed journal article in 2005. Cyberbullying: From theory to intervention aims to make clear and practical sense of this proliferation of coverage by defining the problem of cyberbullying and examining its unique…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03
    Current Issues in Social Psychology

  • Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace: Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime book cover

    Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace

    Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Frank Weerman, Catrien Bijleveld

    This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Cultural Factors in Delinquency book cover

    Cultural Factors in Delinquency

    1st Edition

    Edited by R. H Ahrenfeldt, T. C. N. Gibbens

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23

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