Criminology & Criminal Justice: Historical Criminology

  • Crime and Society in England: 1750–1900 book cover

    Crime and Society in England

    1750–1900, 5th Edition

    By Clive Emsley

    Ranging from the middle of the eighteenth through to the end of the nineteenth century, Crime and Society in England 1750-1900 explores the developments in policing, the courts, and the penal system as England became increasingly industrialised and urbanised. Through a consideration of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    Themes In British Social History

  • Historical Justice book cover

    Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2017-08-16 
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime book cover

    American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values: Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900 book cover

    Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Annals of Crime: Some Extraordinary Women book cover

    Annals of Crime

    Some Extraordinary Women

    By W. H. Williamson

    This title, first published in 1930, examines the events of eleven female criminals and the conditions that surrounded their crimes. Annals of Crime explores whether the women mentioned would have committed these crimes if their circumstances had been different. This book will be of interest to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • The Lawbreaker: A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime book cover

    The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 'Rogues and Vagabonds': Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985 book cover

    'Rogues and Vagabonds'

    Vagrant Underworld in Britain 1815-1985

    By Lionel Rose

    In this lively social history, first published in 1988, Lionel Rose explores in detail the plight of the street poor between 1815 and 1985. He describes the Victorian ‘Rogues and Vagabonds’ who made elicit peddling, begging frauds and other petty crime their profession. He considers the relevant…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36 book cover

    Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    By Galen Broeker

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain book cover

    Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Edited by Victor Bailey

    In the years between 1750 and 1868, English criminal justice underwent significant changes. The two most crucial developments were the gradual establishment of an organised, regular police, and the emergence of new secondary punishments, following the restriction in the scope of the death penalty.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Crime in England: 1550-1800 book cover

    Crime in England

    1550-1800

    Edited by J S Cockburn

    This volume, first published in 1977, brings together eleven studies of crime and the administration of the criminal law in England during the early modern period. They represent a variety of approaches – legal, historical and sociological – to the study of historical crime. The initial essay in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • The Reform of Prisoners: 1830-1900 book cover

    The Reform of Prisoners

    1830-1900

    By Willam James Forsythe

    This study, first published in 1987, focuses on Victorian approaches to the moral reformation of prisoners, and aims to emphasise the ways in which the human value and social inclusion of prisoners were pursued. The author begins by discussing the evangelical view of social problems and human value…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

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