• The Crime of Maldevelopment: Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South book cover

    The Crime of Maldevelopment

    Economic Deregulation and Violence in the Global South, 1st Edition

    By María Laura Böhm

    This book explores the causal relationship between the deregulation of international economic interests and the forms of violence that prevail in a large part of the Global South. More specifically, this book tells the story of how transnational corporations benefitting from increasing deregulation…

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    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Natural Resources, Extraction and Indigenous Rights in Latin America: Exploring the Boundaries of Environmental and State-Corporate Crime in Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico book cover

    Natural Resources, Extraction and Indigenous Rights in Latin America

    Exploring the Boundaries of Environmental and State-Corporate Crime in Bolivia, Peru, and Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Marcela Torres Wong

    In 1989, the International Labor Organization stated that all indigenous peoples living in the postcolonial world were entitled to the right to prior consultation, over activities that could potentially impact their territories and traditional livelihoods. However, in many cases the economic…

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  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

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    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited: Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky book cover

    Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited

    Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lennon Y.C. Chang, Russell Brewer

    This volume brings together leading researchers to celebrate the significant contributions of Peter Grabosky to the field of Criminology, and in particular his work developing and adapting regulatory theory to the study of policing and security. Over the past three decades, his…

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    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Justice Research in an Era of Mass Mobility book cover

    Criminal Justice Research in an Era of Mass Mobility

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andriani Fili, Synnøve Jahnsen, Rebecca Powell

    We live in an era of mass mobility where governments remain committed to closing borders, engaging with securitisation discourses and restrictive immigration policies, which in turn nurture xenophobia and racism. It is within this wider context of social and political unrest that the contributors…

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  • Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful: Marxism, Crime and Deviance book cover

    Revisiting Crimes of the Powerful

    Marxism, Crime and Deviance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven Bittle, Laureen Snider, Steve Tombs, David Whyte

    Frank Pearce was the first scholar to use the term 'crimes of the powerful.' His ground-breaking book of the same name provided insightful critiques of liberal orthodox criminology, particularly in relation to labelling theory and symbolic interactionism, while making important contributions to…

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  • Torture as State Crime: A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer book cover

    Torture as State Crime

    A Criminological Analysis of the Transnational Institutional Torturer, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Collard

    Can we understand torture by focusing on the torture chamber or even on the states in which it is practiced, or do we have to consider the wider political context in which it is embedded? This is the central question of this book which explores concepts of state crime for understanding and…

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  • Market Criminology: State-Corporate Crime in the Petroleum Extraction Industry book cover

    Market Criminology

    State-Corporate Crime in the Petroleum Extraction Industry, 1st Edition

    By Ifeanyi Ezeonu

    Building on original research into the petroleum industry and on the theory of crimes of globalization, this book introduces the concept of Market Criminology: the criminology of preventable market-generated harms and the criminogenic effects of market rationality in variegated forms of capitalism.…

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  • Protests in the Information Age: Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance book cover

    Protests in the Information Age

    Social Movements, Digital Practices and Surveillance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lucas Melgaço, Jeffrey Monaghan

    Information and communication technologies have transformed the dynamics of contention in contemporary society. Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, and devices such as smartphones have increasingly played a central role in facilitating and mobilizing social movements…

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    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • The Political Economy of Punishment Today: Visions, Debates and Challenges book cover

    The Political Economy of Punishment Today

    Visions, Debates and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dario Melossi, Máximo Sozzo, José A Brandariz García

    Over the last fifteen years, the analytical field of punishment and society has witnessed an increase of research developing the connection between economic processes and the evolution of penality from different standpoints, focusing particularly on the increase of rates of incarceration in…

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    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation: Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict book cover

    Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Kristian Lasslett

    From the social cleansing of cities through to indigenous land struggles at the frontline of extraction megaprojects, planetary urbanisation is a contested process that is radically shaping social life and the sustainability of human civilisation. In this pioneering intervention, it is maintained…

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  • Realist Evaluation for Crime Science: Essays in Honour of Nick Tilley book cover

    Realist Evaluation for Crime Science

    Essays in Honour of Nick Tilley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Farrell, Aiden Sidebottom

    This collection of essays, published to mark the 20th anniversary of Realistic Evaluation, celebrates the work of Professor Nick Tilley and his significant influence on the fields of policing, crime reduction and evaluation. With contributions from colleagues, co-authors and former students, many…

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    Crime Science Series

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