Law: Criminology - Law

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    Hate Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Bean

    In the United Kingdom, an official definition of hate crime is ‘any criminal offence which is perceived, by the victim or any other person, to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards someone based on a personal characteristic’, but this critical criminological concept is increasingly…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Madness and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Bean

    Madness raises intriguing—and complex—criminological questions, not least the famous trio of ‘triability, responsibility, and punishability’. Furthermore, law-enforcement agencies frequently face a choice between invoking the criminal law or using mental-health remedies. And if and when sentences…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Human Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Bean

    Serious research into the problematic and distressing concept of human trafficking continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Now, to make some sense of the wide range…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks

    A thorny question faced by all civilized societies is what to do when people commit crime, and, in particular, how criminals are to be punished. Yet the nature of punishment, its justifications, aims, and effects has varied markedly throughout history and across—and within—cultures. These matters…

    Hardback – 2015-06-01
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Transnational Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Sheptycki

    A variety of crime phenomena—including, but by no means limited to, white-collar crime and corruption, environmental crime, and ‘traditional’ organized crime—vie for the attention of international policymakers and researchers. Crime-control responses differ across the globe and the editor of this…

    Hardback – 2015-03-05
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Forensic Psychology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer M. Brown

    In recent decades, the remit of forensic psychology has considerably widened. From an original, narrow focus on presenting evidence to the courts, its scope now spreads across the whole span of civil and criminal justice. Forensic psychologists are now intimately involved with suspects, offenders,…

    Hardback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Psychology

  • State Crime book cover

    State Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a…

    Hardback – 2014-09-15
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Race and Crime book cover

    Race and Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Coretta Phillips

    Serious research into the problematic and contested relationship between notions of race and crime continues to blossom. Indeed, the work of scholars in this cross-disciplinary field supports numerous international journals, regional organizations, and global conferences. Now, to make some sense of…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Organized Crime

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico Varese

    The systematic study of organized crime dates back to John Landesco’s classic of ethnography, Organized Crime in Chicago (1929). Since then, the field has grown considerably and, as well as criminologists and sociologists, the topic has been embraced by researchers from a broad range of disciplines…

    Hardback – 2010-05-05
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Restorative Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Hoyle

    Over the last decade or so, more has been more written and talked about restorative justice than any other criminological topic. In addition to the proliferation of published work, there have been numerous national and international conferences and seminars both within and outside the academy, and…

    Hardback – 2009-07-24
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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    Crime Reduction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Moss

    Across the globe, challenging and contentious issues about community safety and security increasingly exercise governments and police forces—as well as, for example, town planners and car-park designers. Consequently, as a specialist area within the wider discipline of criminology, crime reduction…

    Hardback – 2008-12-10
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

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