Criminology & Delinquency Products

  • Peer Abuse Among Young People

    a contextual account

    By Carlene Firmin

    Peer on peer abuse is on the rise but there is a lack of literature on the topic. Taking a sociological and feminist perspective, this book reshapes the way this abuse is perceived by examining the interplay between the nature of the abuse and the gendered social context. Using case studies,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-30 
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • Forensic Psychotherapy

    Edited by Jessica Yakeley, Gill McGauley

    Forensic psychotherapy explores the roots of violent, sexual and antisocial behaviour. It is a relatively recently created discipline that applies psychoanalytic knowledge to the assessment, management and treatment of mentally disordered offenders, forming a bridge between traditional forensic…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Neil Gredecki

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Female-Perpetrated Sex Abuse

    Knowledge, Power, and the Cultural Conditions of Victimhood

    By Sherianne Kramer

    Sherianne Kramer is a registered South African research psychologist and psychology lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand. Her research interests are primarily focused within the critical psychology discipline and include crime, violence and injury prevention, female and child perpetrated…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Psychology of Fear, Crime and the Media

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Derek Chadee

    The media continue to have a significant persuasive influence on the public perception of crime, even when the information presented is not reflective of the crime rate or actual crime itself. There have been numerous theoretical studies on fear of crime in the media, but few have considered this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Psychology Press
    Researching Social Psychology

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Canter

    This thoroughly updated and revised new edition provides an essential overview of a full range of psychological contributions to the understanding of crime and the processes of dealing with offenders and helping their victims. From the cognitive, developmental and social processes that influence a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Psycho-Criminological Perspective of Criminal Justice in Asia

    Research and Practices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Beyond

    Edited by Heng Choon (Oliver) Chan, Samuel M.Y. Ho

    This book offers both theoretical and practical examinations of the psycho-criminology of criminal justice in Asia, with particular emphasis on the Hong Kong and Singapore contexts. It is designed to present the current state of the field, which addresses key topics in three major sub-areas –…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge Academic
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change

    By Jennifer A. Pealer

    Drawing on original research on the effectiveness of a therapeutic community (TC) in reducing recidivism among juvenile male offenders, Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change provides a comprehensive review of the current state of drug…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Working with Sex Offenders

    A Guide for Practitioners

    Edited by Daniel Wilcox, Marguerite Donathy, Rosie Gray, Clark Baim

    Working with Sex Offenders is a unique book which brings together leading practitioners in the field to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date distillation of relevant guidance to assist anyone who works with sex offenders.  The authors examine topics including assessment, treatment, supervision…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Working within the Forensic Paradigm

    Cross-discipline approaches for policy and practice

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, James Ogloff

    Forensic work occurs across the criminal justice sector and the legal and health professions and intersects with work in a range of areas, such as child protection, family welfare, mental health, offending, disability and addictions, family violence programmes, juvenile justice and sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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