Crime and Society Products

  • Data-Driven Policing

    1st Edition

    By Kimberly Hassell, Rickie Lovell, Rebecca K. Murray

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Boys, Sex and Crime

    England and Australia, 1870-1930, 1st Edition

    By Yorick Smaal

    Hardback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Sport, Violence and Society

    Second edition, 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 – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence, 1st Edition

    By John D. Márquez

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Law and the Postcolonial

  • The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’

    Exploring Change and Continuity in Crime and Harm, 1st Edition

    By Justin Kotzé

    The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’ seeks to critically interrogate the supposed statistical decline of crime rates, thought to have occurred in a number of predominantly Western countries over the past two decades. Whilst this trend of declining crime rates seems profound, serious questions need to be…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Measuring Crime

    Behind the Statistics, 1st Edition

    By Sharon L. Lohr

    Crime statistics are everywhere, but how do you know when they’re valid? If a newspaper report says "the rate of overall violent crime decreased by 0.9 percent," how can you tell where that statistic came from, what it measures, and how accurate it is? Is it worth repeating or sharing? Measuring…

    Paperback – 2019-04-05 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm

    Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands, 1st Edition

    By James Heydon

    In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Loneliness

    A Social Problem, 1st Edition

    By Keming Yang

    In recent years its medical implications have brought loneliness to the centre of attention of mass media, government agents, and the general public. However, as this volume demonstrates, loneliness is not merely a psychological, individual or health issue. In multiple ways, it is a serious social…

    Hardback – 2019-03-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored from research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Gendered Injustice

    Uncovering the Lived Experience of Detained Girls, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Tosouni

    Without strong proof, policy advocates along with some scholars have causally linked declines in juvenile offending and incarceration with evidence-based and rehabilitation-oriented policy reform. Such studies have called for a shift back to rehabilitative ideals augmented by innovative strategies…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

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