Criminology & Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice History

  • Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900 book cover

    Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing with…

    Paperback – 2008-05-01

  • Police in the Age of Improvement book cover

    Police in the Age of Improvement

    1st Edition

    By David Barrie

    The study of police history in Scotland has largely been neglected. Little is known about the Scottish police's origins, development and character despite growing interest in the machinery of law enforcement in other parts of the United Kingdom. This book seeks to remedy this deficiency. Based on…

    Hardback – 2008-05-01

  • Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940 book cover

    Crime and Empire 1840 - 1940

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Graeme Dunstall

    This book is a major contribution to the comparative histories of crime and criminal justice, focusing on the legal regimes of the British empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Its overarching theme is the transformation and convergence of criminal justice systems during a…

    Paperback – 2005-02-01

  • Unhappy Dialogue book cover

    Unhappy Dialogue

    1st Edition

    By James Whitfield

    This book is concerned with the origins of the often difficult relationship between the Metropolitan Police and London's West Indian community, and is the first detailed account of the relationship between them during the crucial early decades of largescale immigration. It shows how and why the…

    Paperback – 2004-06-01

  • Comparative Histories of Crime book cover

    Comparative Histories of Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Godfrey, Clive Emsley, Graeme Dunstall

    This book aims to both reflect and take forward current thinking on comparative and cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. Its content is wide-ranging: some chapters discuss the value of comparative approaches in aiding understanding of comparative history, and providing…

    Paperback – 2003-09-01

  • Policing: A short history book cover

    Policing: A short history

    1st Edition

    By Philip Rawlings

    This book provides an overview of the history of policing in the UK. Its primary aim is to investigate the shifting nature of policing over time, and to provide a historical foundation to today's debates. Policing: a short history moves away from a focus on the origins of the 'new police', and…

    Paperback – 2001-08-01

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