Criminology & Criminal Justice: Criminology and Law

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects: The International Legal Framework book cover

    Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework, 1st Edition

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-30
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Future of Correctional Rehabilitation: Moving Beyond the RNR Model and Good Lives Model Debate book cover

    The Future of Correctional Rehabilitation

    Moving Beyond the RNR Model and Good Lives Model Debate, 1st Edition

    By Ronen Ziv

    In the aftermath of Martinson’s 1974 "nothing works" doctrine, scholars have made a concerted effort to develop an evidence-based corrections theory and practice to show "what works" to change offenders. Perhaps the most important contribution to this effort was made by a group of Canadian…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29

  • The Judgment of Culture: Cultural Assumptions in American Law book cover

    The Judgment of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22

  • The War on People who Use Drugs: The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society book cover

    The War on People who Use Drugs

    The Harms of Sweden's Aim for a Drug-Free Society, 1st Edition

    By Jay Levy

    This book explores the outcomes of Sweden’s aim to create a ‘drug-free society’ on the lived realities, health, and welfare of people who use drugs, and on the dynamics of Swedish drug use. Drawing on a wealth of empirical data, including extensive interview testimony and participant observation…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26

  • The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration book cover

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Pickering, Julie Ham

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice: From Gault to Montgomery book cover

    Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery, 1st Edition

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18

  • A Sociology of Crime: Second edition book cover

    A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-11

  • The Lawbreaker: A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime book cover

    The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime, 1st Edition

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge Revivals

  • Truth, Intentionality and Evidence: Anthropological Approaches to Crime book cover

    Truth, Intentionality and Evidence

    Anthropological Approaches to Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yazid Ben Hounet, Deborah Puccio-Den

    This book provides an anthropological exploration of the ways in which crime is perceived and defined, focusing on notions of truth, intentionality, and evidence. The chapters contain rich ethnographic case studies drawn from work in the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico and Europe. A variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31

  • Crime and Criminal Justice in America book cover

    Crime and Criminal Justice in America

    3rd Edition

    By Joycelyn Pollock

    Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, addresses the major controversial issues in U.S. policing, courts, and the correctional system. This book features unique graphics and contemporary data and research, developed by Joycelyn Pollock, criminologist, and University Distinguished…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36 book cover

    Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    1st Edition

    By Galen Broeker

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

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