• Slavery and the Death Penalty: A Study in Abolition book cover

    Slavery and the Death Penalty

    A Study in Abolition, 1st Edition

    By Bharat Malkani

    It has long been acknowledged that the death penalty in the United States of America has been shaped by the country’s history of slavery and racial violence, but this book considers the lesser-explored relationship between the two practices’ respective abolitionist movements. The book explains how…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt book cover

    Criminal Law and Precrime

    Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt, 1st Edition

    By Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar, Mark Doerksen

    In Philip K. Dick’s short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick’s allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-28 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Bodies in the West: Iconography and Life after Death book cover

    Criminal Bodies in the West

    Iconography and Life after Death, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa Schrift

    This book explores the cultural meanings of the criminal body in the west through historical and multidisciplinary frameworks, examining both how the criminal corpse was viewed as a repository of power and how it held significant cultural meaning as material relic. Authors situate the criminal…

    Hardback – 2019-12-26 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Investigation book cover

    The Art of Investigation

    1st Edition

    By Chelsea A. Binns, Bruce Sackman

    The Art of Investigation examines the qualities required to be a professional, thorough, and effective investigator. As the title suggests, it delves into more than the steps and procedures involved in managing an investigation, but the "soft" skills necessary to effectively direct and intuit along…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Qualitative Research in Criminology (1999) book cover

    Qualitative Research in Criminology (1999)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Brookman, Lesley Noaks, Emma Wincup

    Published in 1999, this text brings together detailed reflexive accounts of authors’ experiences of conducting research on a variety of criminological topics. The broad aim of the book is to critically review how qualitative methods can be effectively deployed in the area of criminology. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Interpreting Complex Forensic DNA Evidence book cover

    Interpreting Complex Forensic DNA Evidence

    1st Edition

    By Jane Moira Taupin

    Interpreting Complex Forensic DNA Evidence is a handy guide to recent advances—and emerging issues—in interpreting complex DNA evidence and profiles for use in criminal investigations. In certain cases, DNA cannot be connected to a specific biological material such as blood, semen or saliva. How or…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • The Crimmigrant Other: Migration and Penal Power book cover

    The Crimmigrant Other

    Migration and Penal Power, 1st Edition

    By Katja Franko

    Contemporary Western societies are increasingly geared towards the production of immigrant illegality. This book examines these processes and outlines how the figure of the "crimmigrant other" has emerged not only as a central object of media and political discourse, but also as a distinct penal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Becoming a Forensic Psychologist book cover

    Becoming a Forensic Psychologist

    1st Edition

    By David DeMatteo, Jaymes Fairfax-Columbo, Alisha Desai

    The paths to becoming a forensic psychologist are numerous and varied. Becoming a Forensic Psychologist provides insight into the process of pursuing a career in forensic psychology, from an introduction to the field itself to graduate school and beyond. This comprehensive guide extends beyond…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Critical Reflections on Evidence-Based Policing book cover

    Critical Reflections on Evidence-Based Policing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Fielding, Karen Bullock, Simon Holdaway

    Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) has over the last decade made an increasing mark in several fields, notably health and medicine, education and social welfare. In recent years it has begun to make its mark in criminal justice. As engagement with EBP has spread, it has begun to evolve from what might…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Injustice for All: America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It book cover

    Injustice for All

    America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

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