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

    Researching Gender, Violence and Abuse

    Theory, Methods, Action

    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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People book cover

    Sexual Violence Against Older People

    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 – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

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

    Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies

    By Michalis Lianos

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: An International Perspective book cover

    Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Paperback – 2018-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Civil Resistance to State Crime book cover

    Civil Resistance to State Crime

    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

  • The Criminology of Food and Agriculture book cover

    The Criminology of Food and Agriculture

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rural Criminology

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

    Gun Studies

    Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Jennifer Carlson, Harel Shapira, Kristin A Goss

    As material objects, guns are one of the simplest mechanical tools. As cultural, social, political, and historical objects, however, 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…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge

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

    Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans

    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 the Camorra Clans focuses attention on the phenomenon of violence performed by Italian organized crime groups, devoting specific attention to the Camorra, which has…

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

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Violence Studies

    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 – 2018-11-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory: A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology book cover

    Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape book cover

    Revisiting the Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

    By Nicola Gavey

      Expanded and updated with a new chapter and extensive critical commentary, the revised edition of this award-winning book combines an overview of the existing literature on rape with an analysis of recent research to examine the psychological and cultural implications of contemporary sexual…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

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