Law: Historical Criminology - Criminology Law

  • Leading the Police: A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017 book cover

    Leading the Police

    A History of Chief Constables 1835–2017, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Stevenson, David J. Cox, Iain Channing

    In 2015 the College of Policing published its Leadership Review with specific reference to the type of leadership required to ensure that the next generation of Chief Constables and their management approach will be fit for purpose. Three key issues were highlighted as underpinning the effective…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Public Indecency in England 1857-1960: 'A Serious and Growing Evil’ book cover

    Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’, 1st Edition

    By David J. Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour in public by legal and legislative means through the use of a somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’. Remarkably however, public indecency remains a much…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • A Genealogy of Public Security: The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers book cover

    A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers, 1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014 book cover

    The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    1st Edition

    By Iain Channing

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Foucault, Crime and Power: Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Modern Financial Crime: Historical foundations and current problems in Britain book cover

    The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Wilson

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past book cover

    Law and the Politics of Memory

    Confronting the Past, 1st Edition

    By Stiina Loytomaki

    Law and the Politics of Memory: Confronting the Past examines law’s role as a tool of memory politics in the efforts of contemporary societies to work through the traumas of their past.  Using the examples of French colonialism and Vichy, as well as addressing the politics of memory…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • A Certain Share of Low Cunning: A History of the Bow Street Runners, 1792-1839 book cover

    A Certain Share of Low Cunning

    A History of the Bow Street Runners, 1792-1839, 1st Edition

    By David J. Cox

    This book provides an account and analysis of the history of the Bow Street Runners, precursors of today's police force. Through a detailed analysis of a wide range of both qualitative and quantitative research data, this book provides a fresh insight into their history, arguing that the use of Bow…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Origin of Organized Crime in America: The New York City Mafia, 1891–1931 book cover

    The Origin of Organized Crime in America

    The New York City Mafia, 1891–1931, 1st Edition

    By David Critchley

    While the later history of the New York Mafia has received extensive attention, what has been conspicuously absent until now is an accurate and conversant review of the formative years of Mafia organizational growth. David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment process, relations…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in American History

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