Law: Criminology - Law

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women: Law Reform and Society book cover

    Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society, 1st Edition

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting: Vulnerable Demons? book cover

    Moral Rhetoric and the Criminalisation of Squatting

    Vulnerable Demons?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lorna Fox O'Mahony, David O'Mahony, Robin Hickey

    This collection of critical essays considers the criminalisation of squatting from a range of different theoretical, policy and practice perspectives. While the practice of squatting has long been criminalised in some jurisdictions, the last few years have witnessed the emergence of a newly…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Towards a System of European Criminal Justice: The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence book cover

    Towards a System of European Criminal Justice

    The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Ryan

    With the developing landscape of a European criminal justice sphere comes an increasing imperative for scholars and practitioners to gain some insight into the diversity that exists in the criminal justice systems of European Union Member States. This book explores the mutual admissibility of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited book cover

    The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Gender Based Violence: National and international contexts book cover

    Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Asylum Seeking and the Global City book cover

    Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Vecchio

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • 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

  • Crime and Crime Reduction: The importance of group processes book cover

    Crime and Crime Reduction

    The importance of group processes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane L. Wood, Theresa A. Gannon

    The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders’ thoughts and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge

  • Criminalising the Purchase of Sex: Lessons from Sweden book cover

    Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden, 1st Edition

    By Jay Levy

    In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Transforming Criminal Justice?: Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation book cover

    Transforming Criminal Justice?

    Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation, 1st Edition

    By Jane Donoghue

    Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Amatrudo, Leslie William Blake

    We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights. Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System provides comprehensive coverage of human rights as it relates to the contemporary criminal justice system. As well as being a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity: The healing role of reparation book cover

    Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity

    The healing role of reparation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

    Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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