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  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence, 2nd Edition

    By David W Jones

    Our understanding of criminal behaviour and its causes has been too long damaged by the failure to integrate the emotional, psychological, social and cultural influences on the way people behave. This book offers a concise and accessible introduction to criminal behaviour, examining and integrating…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Crime in Villages-in-the-City in China

    A Social and Behavioural Approach, 1st Edition

    By Zhanguo Liu, T. Wing Lo

    Rapid urbanization of economic zones in China has resulted in a special social phenomenon: "villages-in-the-city". Underdeveloped villages are absorbed during the expansion of urban areas, while retaining their rustic characteristics. Due to the rural characteristics of these areas, social security…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Behavioural Sciences

  • Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, Dylan B. Jackson

    The Routledge International Handbook of Delinquency and Health presents state-of-the-art research and theorizing on the intersections between health, delinquency, and the juvenile justice system. Organized into three parts—Theoretical and Empirical Foundations; Behavioral, Mental, and Physical…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organised in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Art and Art Therapy with the Imprisoned

    Re-Creating Identity, 1st Edition

    By David Gussak

    Through the author’s experiences, investigations and discussions with artists, art therapists and inmates from around the world, Art and Art Therapy with the Imprisoned: Re-Creating Identity comprehensively explores the efficacy, methods, and outcomes of art and art therapy within correctional…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Conflict and the Social Bond

    Peace in Modern Societies, 1st Edition

    By Michalis Lianos

    Is violent conflict inevitable? What is it in our social nature that makes us conduct wars, genocides and persecutions? The answer lies in how we are programmed to bond and form communities that demand loyalty in order to let us belong. The analysis in this book cuts through the social sciences in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Handbook of Police Psychology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jack Kitaeff

    The Handbook of Police Psychology features contributions from over 30 leading experts on the core matters of police psychology. The collection surveys everything from the beginnings of police psychology and early influences on the profession; to pre-employment screening, assessment, and evaluation;…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Deviance Among Physicians

    Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe, 1st Edition

    By Thaddeus L. Johnson, Natasha N. Johnson, Christina Policastro

    The concept of deviance is complex, given that norms vary considerably across groups, times, and places. Society tends to primarily recognize traditional portraits of deviants such as street-offenders and drug addicts. The label "deviant" is commonly cast upon society’s undesirables, but this…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04 
    Routledge

  • Intimate Partner Violence

    New Perspectives in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth A. Bates, Julie C. Taylor

    Since the 1970s the issue of intimate partner violence (IPV) has been explained through the patriarchal desire of men to control and dominate women, but this gendered perspective limits both our understanding of IPV and its treatment. Intimate Partner Violence: New Perspectives in Research and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge

  • Sport, Violence and Society

    2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge

  • Case Studies in Forensic Psychology

    Clinical Assessment and Treatment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Tully, Jennifer Bamford

    Case Studies in Forensic Psychology offers the reader a unique insight into the often-hidden world of psychological assessment and intervention with people who have committed serious crimes. The book contains a breadth of forensic case studies, and each chapter details the real forensic work that…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Heavy Business

    Commercial Burglary and Robbery, 1st Edition

    By Dermot Walsh

    Originally published in 1986. Based on interviews with men in prison, this study takes two groups of convicted criminals: men convicted of robbery, and, for comparison, a sample of men convicted for breaking into commercial premises. It focuses on how victims are chosen, the decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

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