Criminology & Criminal Justice: Historical Criminology

  • Homicide in the Attic Orators: Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context book cover

    Homicide in the Attic Orators

    Rhetoric, Ideology, and Context, 1st Edition

    By Christine Plastow

    This study identifies specific features in the legal procedure and social perception of homicide in Athens in the time of the orators, and examines how these features affected and were represented and utilised in forensic rhetoric. The socially transgressive nature of the crime in Athens resulted…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kathryn Henne, Rita Shah

    Featuring contributions from scholars from across the globe, Routledge Handbook of Public Criminologies is a comprehensive resource that addresses the challenges related to public conversations around crime and policy. In an era of fake news, misguided rhetoric about immigrants and refugees, and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
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  • White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain book cover

    White-Collar Crime in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By John Benson

    This book throws new light on white-collar crime, criminals and criminality in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain. It does so by considering the life of one man, Jesse Varley (1869-1929), who embezzled more than £80,000 from Wolverhampton's Corporation, and for a decade and more…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
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    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Criminal Bodies in the West: Iconography and Life after Death book cover

    Criminal Bodies in the West

    Iconography and Life after Death, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Schrift

    This book explores the cultural meanings of the criminal body in the west through historical and multidisciplinary frameworks, examining both how the criminal corpse was viewed as a repository of power and how it held significant cultural meaning as material relic. Authors situate the criminal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
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  • The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne C. Knittel, Zachary J. Goldberg

    The Routledge International Handbook of Perpetrator Studies traces the growth of an important interdisciplinary field, its foundations, key debates and core concerns, as well as highlighting current and emerging issues and approaches and pointing to new directions for enquiry. With a focus on the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-20 
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Myth of the Queer Criminal book cover

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal

    1st Edition

    By Jeffery P Dennis

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal documents over a century of writings by sociologists, psychologists, criminologists, and forensic scientists, in Europe and the United States, who asserted that LGBT persons were innately and uniquely criminal. Applying the tools of narratology and queer theory,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
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  • Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This Handbook…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
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  • Delinquency and Drift Revisited, Volume 21: The Criminology of David Matza and Beyond book cover

    Delinquency and Drift Revisited, Volume 21

    The Criminology of David Matza and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Blomberg, Francis 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
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  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
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  • Routledge Library Editions: Criminology book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Various

    Reissuing seven works originally published between 1940 and 1997, this collection spans the time in which Criminology has been a recognised academic discipline. It offers a set of excellent works on diverse aspects of the field from nineteenth century criminality to burglary in the 1980s. The set…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Crime and the Development of Modern Society: Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France book cover

    Crime and the Development of Modern Society

    Patterns of Criminality in Nineteenth Century Germany and France, 1st Edition

    By Howard Zehr

    Originally published in 1976. This study deals with crime as social history in Germany and France during the nineteenth century. It establishes the broad statistical patterns of crime over the century so that the crime phenomenon can be analysed in the light of the other main trends of economic and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Heavy Business: Commercial Burglary and Robbery book cover

    Heavy Business

    Commercial Burglary and Robbery, 1st Edition

    By Dermot Walsh

    Originally published in 1986. Based on interviews with men in prison, this study takes two groups of convicted criminals: men convicted of robbery, and, for comparison, a sample of men convicted for breaking into commercial premises. It focuses on how victims are chosen, the decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
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    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

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