Routledge Advances in Criminology

This series explores the critical issues within criminology and offers the latest insight into the field through international case studies and timely theoretical debates.

  • Closing the Integration Gap in Criminology

    The Case for Criminal Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Glenn Walters

    Closing the Integration Gap in Criminology: The Case for Criminal Thinking offers a multi -stage model of theory integration that organizes verified risk factors around the construct of criminal thinking to provide an exemplar working paradigm for criminology. In the model, once relevant risk…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
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  • Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Using in-depth field research and analysis of case studies, Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in Camorra Clans focuses attention on the phenomenon of violence performed by Italian organised crime groups, devoting specific attention to the Camorra, which has been…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
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  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
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  • Frank Tannenbaum

    The Making of a Convict Criminologist, 1st Edition

    By Matthew G. Yeager

    Frank Tannenbaum and the Making of a Convict Criminologist is a historical biography about Columbia University professor Frank Tannenbaum and his contribution to American criminology. Tannenbaum was a major figure in criminology in the early twentieth century, and is known for his contributions to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
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  • Drugs and Popular Culture in the Age of New Media

    1st Edition

    By Paul Manning

    This book examines the history of popular drug cultures and mediated drug education, and the ways in which new media—including social networking and video file-sharing sites—transform the symbolic framework in which drugs and drug culture are represented.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16
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  • The Myth of Moral Panics

    Sex, Snuff, and Satan, 1st Edition

    By Bill Thompson, Andy Williams

    This study provides a comprehensive critique - forensic, historical, and theoretical - of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers from fundamental flaws that make it a myth rather than a viable academic perspective.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
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  • Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    1st Edition

    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler

    Surveys reveal that domestic abuse is more commonplace among teenagers and young adults than older populations, yet surprisingly little is written about young men’s involvement in it. Reporting on a three-year study based in the UK, this book explores young men’s involvement in domestic abuse,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
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  • Colonial Discourse and Gender in U.S. Criminal Courts

    Cultural Defenses and Prosecutions, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Braunmühl

    The occurrence in some criminal cases of "cultural defenses" on behalf of "minority" defendants has stirred much debate. This book is the first to illuminate how "cultural evidence" — i.e., "evidence" regarding ethnicity — is actually negotiated by attorneys, expert/lay witnesses, and defendants in…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
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  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Hardback – 2014-06-19
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  • Criminal Justice in International Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Willem de Lint, Marinella Marmo, Nerida Chazal

    This book adopts a critical criminological approach to analyze the production, representation and role of crime in the emerging international order. It analyzes the role of power and its influence on the dynamics of criminalization at an international level, facilitating an examination of the…

    Hardback – 2014-01-13
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  • European Developments in Corporate Criminal Liability

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Gobert, Ana-Maria Pascal

    When corporations carry on their business in a grossly negligent manner, or take a cavalier approach to risk management, the consequences can be catastrophic. The harm may be financial, as occurred when such well-regarded companies as Enron, Lehman Brothers, Worldcom and Barings collapsed, or it…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
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  • Security and Everyday Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vida Bajc, Willem de Lint

    When everyday social situations and cultural phenomena come to be associated with a threat to security, security becomes a value which competes with other values – particularly the right to privacy and human rights. In this comparison, security appears as an obvious choice over the loss of some…

    Paperback – 2013-08-06
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  • Women and Heroin Addiction in China's Changing Society

    1st Edition

    By Huan Gao

    Accompanying China’s economic reform and open-door policy in 1978, illicit drug use emerged in the late 1980s, and gradually developed into a serious social problem. Heroin was the dominant illicit drug consumed in the new drug epidemic, and the number of female heroin users has increased rapidly…

    Paperback – 2013-06-24
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  • Global Gambling

    Cultural Perspectives on Gambling Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sytze F. Kingma

    While most research has examined the legal, economic and psychological sides of gambling, this innovative collection offers a wide range of cultural perspectives on gambling organizations. Using both historical and present-day case studies from throughout the world, the authors seriously consider…

    Paperback – 2012-09-25
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  • Social Class and Crime

    A Biosocial Approach, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Social class has been at the forefront of sociological theories of crime from their inception. It is explicitly central to some theories such as anomie/strain and conflict, and nips aggressively at the periphery of others such as social control theory. Yet none of these theories engage in a…

    Paperback – 2012-09-05
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  • Biology and Criminology

    The Biosocial Synthesis, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Walsh

    Numerous criminologists have noted their dissatisfaction with the state of criminology. The need for a new paradigm for the 21st century is clear. However, many distrust biology as a factor in studies of criminal behavior, whether because of limited exposure or because the orientation of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-11
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  • Family Life and Youth Offending

    Home is Where the Hurt is, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal…

    Paperback – 2012-03-22
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  • Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Tomsen

    The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
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  • The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour

    Amoral Panics, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Waiton

    Antisocial behaviour is becoming a universally accepted problem and one that dominates the political and popular imagination. By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, this book reposes the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the…

    Paperback – 2009-06-09
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  • The Violence of Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
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  • China’s Death Penalty

    History, Law and Contemporary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe

    By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book…

    Paperback – 2009-03-06
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  • The Violence of Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01
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  • Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.

    1st Edition

    By Susan C. Boyd

    Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways. This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S. from 1912 to 2006…

    Hardback – 2007-12-13
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