Law: Theoretical Criminology

  • Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory book cover

    Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Gennaro Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Deterrence, Choice, and Crime, Volume 23: Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Deterrence, Choice, and Crime, Volume 23

    Contemporary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel S. Nagin, Francis T. Cullen, Cheryl Lero Jonson

    Deterrence, Choice, and Crime explores the various dimensions of modern deterrence theory, relevant research, and practical applications. Beginning with the classical roots of deterrence theory in Cesare Beccaria’s profoundly important contributions to modern criminological thought, the book draws…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment: A Genealogy of the Penal Fine book cover

    Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner book cover

    Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Diana F. Johns

    Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Michel Foucault book cover

    Michel Foucault

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • Gender, Technology and Violence book cover

    Gender, Technology and Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Segrave, Laura Vitis

    Technological developments move at lightening pace and can bring with them new possibilities for social harm. This book brings together original empirical and theoretical work examining how digital technologies both create and sustain various forms of gendered violence and provide platforms for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Gender Responsive Justice: A Critical Appraisal book cover

    Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention book cover

    The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle M. Reynald, Benoit Leclerc

    The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and how they could…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The Post-Release Experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator: Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights book cover

    Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Pre-crime: Pre-emption, precaution and the future book cover

    Pre-crime

    Pre-emption, precaution and the future, 1st Edition

    By Jude McCulloch, Dean Wilson

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ‘would-be-criminals’ and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science fiction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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