• The Violence of Neoliberalism: Crime, Harm and Inequality book cover

    The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Logic of Violence: An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade book cover

    The Logic of Violence

    An Ethnography of Dublin's Illegal Drug Trade, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Marsh

    Violence is widely associated with illegal drug markets, and is one of the features that can differentiate illegal capitalism from legitimate business. This book explores the perceived causes and functions of violence in an illegal drug market in Dublin City, Ireland. Understanding why violence…

    Hardback – 2019-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime: A Student Textbook book cover

    Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence book cover

    Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Conflict and the Social Bond: Peace in Modern Societies book cover

    Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Domestic and Family Violence: A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice book cover

    Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Victim Support and the Welfare State book cover

    Victim Support and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carina Gallo, Kerstin Svensson

    This book provides a rich analysis of the history of Swedish victim support. With the majority research on victim support centering on the Anglosphere, this book offers a unique case study for considering the role of the victim in the criminal justice system. While Sweden has enacted many laws to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Anti-Muslim Racism on Trial: Muslims, the Swedish Judiciary and the Possibility of Justice book cover

    Anti-Muslim Racism on Trial

    Muslims, the Swedish Judiciary and the Possibility of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Marta Kolankiewicz

    This book constitutes a critical engagement with debates on the possibilities and limits of fighting racism with the help of criminal law. With in-depth analyses of cases of anti-Muslim violence in Sweden—a mosque fire, hate speech and of a series of assaults—Anti-Muslim Racism on Trial sheds light…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • State Crime and Civil Activism: On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance book cover

    State Crime and Civil Activism

    On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Penny Green, Tony Ward

    State Crime and Civil Activism explores the work of non-government organisations (NGOs) challenging state violence and corruption in six countries – Colombia, Tunisia, Kenya, Turkey, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. It discusses the motives and methods of activists, and how they document and criticise…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Understanding Psychopathy: The Biopsychosocial Perspective book cover

    Understanding Psychopathy

    The Biopsychosocial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas D. Thomson

    Understanding Psychopathy is an essential, accessible new guide on psychopathy and its development. Through the lens of the biopsychosocial model, Thomson explores a wide range of factors contributing to the development of psychopathy, from the genetic to the environmental, supported by the latest…

    Paperback – 2019-04-12 
    Routledge
    New Frontiers in Forensic Psychology

  • Sport, Violence and Society: Second edition book cover

    Sport, Violence and Society

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge

  • 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

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