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  • The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime

    Edited by Murray Lee, Gabe Mythen

    The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime brings together original and international state of the art contributions of theoretical, empirical, policy-related scholarship on the intersection of perceptions of crime, victimisation, vulnerability and risk. This is timely as fear of crime…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition

    Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On

    Edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin

    In 2007, the Corston Report recommended a far-reaching, radical ‘women-centred’ approach to women’s imprisonment in England and Wales. It suggested a ‘fundamental re-thinking’ about how services to support women in conflict with the law are delivered in custody and in the community, recommending…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Case for the Prosecution (1991)

    Police Suspects and the Construction of Criminality

    By Mike McConville, Andrew Sanders, Roger Leng

    Originally published in 1991, The Case for the Prosecution examines the entire process of arrest through to conviction.…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Uncovering the Crimes of Urbanisation

    Researching Corruption, Violence and Urban Conflict

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Perpetrating Genocide

    A Criminological Account

    By Kjell Anderson

    Focusing on the relationship between the micro level of perpetrator motivation and the macro level normative discourse, this book offers an in-depth explanation for the perpetration of genocide. It is the first comparative criminological treatment of genocide drawn from original field research,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

  • Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town

    Ghetto Chameleons

    By Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard

    Cape Town has some of the highest figures of violent crime in the world, but how is it that young men avoid and enact physical aggression and navigate stressful and dangerous situations? Surviving Gangs, Violence and Racism in Cape Town offers an ethnographic study of young men in Cape Town and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform celebrated its 150th Anniversary, an organization that has…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • International Practices of Criminal Justice

    Social and legal perspectives

    Edited by Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Ron Levi

    International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Edwin H. Sutherland

    By David O. Friedrichs, Aleksandra Jordanoska, Isabel Schoultz

    Edwin H. Sutherland is widely identified as the single most important and influential criminologist of the twentieth century. He is especially well-known for his path-breaking criminology textbook (first published in 1924), his promotion of a sociological (and scientific) approach to the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • Space, Time, Justice

    From Archaic Rituals to Contemporary Perspectives

    By David Marrani

    This book merges philosophical, psychoanalytical and legal perspectives to explore how spaces of justice are changing and the effect this has on the development of the administration of justice. There are as central themes: the idea of transgression as the starting point of the question of justice…

    Hardback – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge

  • Security and Terrorist Risk Assessments

    Foundations and Methods

    By Terje Aven, Seth Guikema

    Risk assessment for terrorist threats is a field of growing importance throughout the world. A number of different approaches and methods are used for terrorist risk assessment based on a variety of philosophically and practically different assumptions and starting points. However, the foundations…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    CRC Press

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