Criminology & Criminal Justice: Historical Criminology

  • 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 – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    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 – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Why Crime?: Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint book cover

    Why Crime?

    Some Causes and Remedies from the Psychological Standpoint, 1st Edition

    By Claud Mullins

    Originally published in 1945. This book presents the developing opinions contemporary to the post-war period, of the social and psychological roots of criminal actions as seen through the viewpoint of a practising magistrate. Looking at the psychological treatment of delinquents in particular,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Postmodern Criminology book cover

    Postmodern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Originally published in 1997. The use of postmodern criminology’s conceptual tools offers the potential for the development of a better understanding of the various configurations of repressive forces and directions for social change. This excellent text introduces the reader to the core ideas…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars book cover

    Social Aspects of Crime in England between the Wars

    1st Edition

    By Hermann Mannheim

    Originally published in 1940. This ground-breaking work formed the foundation for modern criminology becoming an academic discipline within UK sociological studies. It concerns the history of crime, its causes and treatment in England during the preceding twenty-five years or so. Mannheim, through…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • A Dictionary of Criminology book cover

    A Dictionary of Criminology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dermot Walsh, Adrian Poole

    Originally published in 1983. This Dictionary provides a wide-ranging guide to concepts and terminology frequently used in criminology. It will not only inform and stimulate, but will also bring clarity and integration to a subject where the understanding of key words and phrases is essential.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Crime and Environment book cover

    Crime and Environment

    1st Edition

    By R. N. Davidson

    Originally published in 1981. This book unifies the diverse literature on the role of environmental factors in the uneven distribution of crime in society and provides an assessment of the validity of environmental explanations and their utility. It analyses and assesses the major work done by…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • 100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016 book cover

    100 Years of Irish Republican Violence: 1916-2016

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Morrison, Paul Gill

    At Easter of 1916 an armed insurrection, launched by paramilitary republicans, took place in Ireland. When the General Post Office in Dublin was seized on Easter Monday, the rebels declared a free Irish Republic, independent from Great Britain. In the century that has passed since the Easter Rising…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Crime in Scotland 1660-1960: The Violent North? book cover

    Crime in Scotland 1660-1960

    The Violent North?, 1st Edition

    By Anne-Marie Kilday

    Scotland has often been regarded throughout history as "the violent north", but how true is this statement? Does Scotland deserve to be defined thus, and upon what foundations is this definition based? This book examines the history of crime in Scotland, questioning the labelling of Scotland as…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

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