• Transforming Cities: Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions book cover

    Transforming Cities

    Contested Governance and New Spatial Divisions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Jewson, Susanne Macgregor

    Transforming Cities examines the profound changes that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the twentieth century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and co-operation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • A Southern Criminology of Violence, Youth and Policing: Governing Insecurity in Urban Brazil book cover

    A Southern Criminology of Violence, Youth and Policing

    Governing Insecurity in Urban Brazil, 1st Edition

    By Roxana Pessoa Cavalcanti

    A Southern Criminology of Violence, Youth and Policing examines public experiences of insecurity and the social impacts of security programmes that aim to address violence in Brazil. This book contributes to the emerging field of southern criminology by engaging with the perils faced by people…

    Hardback – 2020-04-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • The Handbook of Collective Violence: Current Developments and Understanding book cover

    The Handbook of Collective Violence

    Current Developments and Understanding, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Ireland, Michael Lewis, Jane Ireland, Anthony C Lopez

    The first of its kind, the Handbook of Collective Violence covers a breadth of contexts in which collective violence occurs, bringing together international perspectives from psychology, criminology and sociology into one complete volume. There have been significant advances made in the last…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

  • Why We Kill: Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines book cover

    Why We Kill

    Understanding Violence Across Cultures and Disciplines, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Nancy Loucks, Sally Smith Holt, Joanna R. Adler

    Why We Kill examines violence in many of its manifestations, exploring how culture plays a role in people's understanding of violent action. Fully updated, with new chapters covering more conventional forms of homicide and mass shootings in the USA, this book examines psychological, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • Crime and Justice in the Trump Era book cover

    Crime and Justice in the Trump Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Francis T Cullen, Amanda Graham

    Crime and Justice in the Trump Era documents the impact of Trump administration policies on (1) violence against women, (2) the treatment of persons of color, (3) corporate and environmental crime (both domestic and international), and (4) federal crime control policy. First, the book examines how…

    Hardback – 2020-03-13 
    Routledge

  • Unarmed and Dangerous: Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police book cover

    Unarmed and Dangerous

    Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police, 1st Edition

    By Jon Shane, Zoë Swenson

    There is tremendous controversy across the United States (and beyond) when a police officer uses deadly force against an unarmed citizen, but often the conversation is devoid of contextual details. These details matter greatly as a matter of law and organizational legitimacy. In this short book,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality: Transforming the Discourse of

    Girls, Aggression, and Intersectionality

    Transforming the Discourse of "Mean Girls" in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krista Mcqueeney, Alicia A. Girgenti-Malone

    From media images of "mean girls" to the disproportionate punishment of Black, Latina and/or queer girls in schools and the justice system, female aggression has become a public concern. Scholars, educators, policymakers and parents are scrambling to respond to the perceived upsurge in girls’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Towards a Global Femicide Index: Counting the Costs book cover

    Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence. Campaigns such as ‘Counting Dead Women’ in Australia, the ‘Femicide Census’ in England, the Canadian Femicide Observatory, and the emergence of family violence death review teams…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02 
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • Rampage Shootings and Gun Control (Open Access): Politicization and Policy Change in Western Europe book cover

    Rampage Shootings and Gun Control (Open Access)

    Politicization and Policy Change in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    By Steffen Hurka

    While the causes of rampage violence have been analysed thoroughly in diverse academic disciplines, we hardly know anything about the factors that affect their consequences for public policy. This book addresses rampage shootings in Western Europe and their conditional impact on politicization and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Cumulative Extremism: A Comparative Historical Analysis book cover

    Cumulative Extremism

    A Comparative Historical Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Alexander J. Carter

    This book frames several historical incidents of violent movement-countermovement conflicts within the concept of ‘cumulative extremism’— the mutually reinforcing dynamic of radicalisation that can develop between two or more antagonistic groups. Drawing on several in-depth case studies, including…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective book cover

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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