Criminology & Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice History

  • Knowledge of Evil book cover

    Knowledge of Evil

    1st Edition

    By Alyson Brown, David Barrett

    This book aims to document and analyse the enduring involvement of children in the commercial sex trade in twentieth-century England. It uncovers new evidence to indicate the extent of under-age prostitution over this period, a much-neglected subject despite the increased visibility of children…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Willan

  • Disease and Crime: A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health book cover

    Disease and Crime

    A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Peckham

    This book maps the tensions, overlaps, and contradictions within and between social and biological understandings of disease and crime. It considers how and why disease—and, in particular, infectious disease—has come, reciprocally, to be framed as 'criminal.'…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set reissues ten books that explore the history of crime and punishment. The titles, which were originally published between 1970 and 1988, examine many different aspects of historical criminology over a span of over 400 years, with particular focus on the nineteenth-century. This set will be…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain: Audience, Justice, Memory book cover

    Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory, 1st Edition

    By Lizzie Seal

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Historical Geographies of Prisons: Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past book cover

    Historical Geographies of Prisons

    Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen M. Morin, Dominique Moran

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive historical-geographical lens to the development and evolution of correctional institutions as a specific subset of carceral geographies. This book analyzes and critiques global practices of incarceration, regimes of punishment, and their…

    Hardback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Crime in England 1688-1815 book cover

    Crime in England 1688-1815

    1st Edition

    By David J Cox

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Policing Twentieth Century Ireland: A History of An Garda Síochána book cover

    Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Conway

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Looking Back in Crime: What Happened on This Date in Criminal Justice History? book cover

    Looking Back in Crime

    What Happened on This Date in Criminal Justice History?, 1st Edition

    By James O. Windell

    Just as people are captivated by murder mysteries, detective stories, and legal shows, they are also compulsively interested in the history of criminal justice. Looking Back in Crime: What Happened on This Day in Criminal Justice History? features a treasure trove of important dates and significant…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • Crime in England 1815-1880: Experiencing the criminal justice system book cover

    Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system, 1st Edition

    By Helen Johnston

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the…

    Paperback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Crime and Justice since 1750 book cover

    Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge

  • Regulating Fraud (Routledge Revivals): White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process book cover

    Regulating Fraud (Routledge Revivals)

    White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process, 1st Edition

    By Michael Levi

    First published in 1987, this book discusses white-collar or commercial crime which has grown to be a major issue in our society today. Looking at research from North America and Britain, the book explores the way fraudsters are treated. It draws on various disciplines including Economics, Law,…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transforming Civil War Prisons: Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity book cover

    Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity, 1st Edition

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an…

    Paperback – 2014-08-14
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

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