Criminology & Criminal Justice: Historical Criminology

  • 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 – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System book cover

    A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

    3rd Edition

    By Mitchel P. Roth

    This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers…

    Paperback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-02-21
    Routledge

  • Public Indecency in England 1857-1960: 'A Serious and Growing Evil’ book cover

    Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’, 1st Edition

    By David J. Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Themes In British Social History

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Penal Reform: Margery Fry and the Howard League book cover

    The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League, 1st Edition

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform – an organization that has energetically lobbied for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam book cover

    Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

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