• Genocidal Democracy: Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence book cover

    Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence, 1st Edition

    By John D. Márquez

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access): The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy book cover

    Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access)

    The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sohela Nazneen, Sam Hickey, Eleni Sifaki

    The fact that women have achieved higher levels of political inclusion within low and middle income countries has generated much speculation about whether this is reaping broader benefits in tackling gender-based inequalities. This book uncovers the multiple political dynamics that influence…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • The Criminology of Food and Agriculture book cover

    The Criminology of Food and Agriculture

    1st Edition

    By Joseph F. Donnermeyer

    While scholarship in rural criminology has grown over the past twenty years, extensive studies related to the criminological dimensions of food and agriculture remain scattered. This book offers a much needed synthesis of a wide literature on the criminology of food and agriculture, drawing on…

    Hardback – 2019-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rural Criminology

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour: Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality book cover

    Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality, 2nd Edition

    By David W Jones

    Our understanding of criminal behaviour and its causes has been too long damaged by the failure to integrate the emotional, psychological, social and cultural influences on the way people behave. This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to criminal behaviour, examining and integrating…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

    A fundamental problem within state crime scholarship surrounds the way in which state violence and corruption come to be defined and labelled as criminal, since states rarely criminalise their own activities. Should ‘crime’ be conceptualized as a legal construct – something defined and punished by…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator: Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights book cover

    Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Gun Studies: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Gun Studies

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Carlson, Kristin A Goss, Harel Shapira

    As cultural, social, political, and historical objects, guns are rich with complex and contested significance. What guns mean, why they matter, and what policies should be undertaken to regulate guns remain issues of vigorous scholarly and public debate. Gun Studies offers fresh research and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans book cover

    Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Using in-depth field research and analysis of case studies, Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans focuses attention on the phenomenon of violence performed by Italian organised crime groups, devoting specific attention to the Camorra, which has been…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse: Theory, Methods, Action book cover

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Westmarland, Hannah Bows

    Feminist research on gender, violence and abuse has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, and has increased exponentially over this time on a global scale. Although situated in a predominantly qualitative tradition, research in the field has developed to include quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Callie Marie Rennison, Amanda K. Hall-Sanchez

    Violence is a serious public health problem. The number of violent deaths tells only part of the story, and many more survive violence and are left with permanent physical and emotional scars. Violence also erodes communities by reducing productivity, decreasing property values, and disrupting…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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

1Series in Violent Crime

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