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  • Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights

    By Layla Skinns

    Drawing on key theories about police powers as well as original empirical research, this book explores citizens’ rights and police powers in comparative perspective, examining the links between the police and society and also what these links should be.Skinns moves beyond Packer’s model of crime…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    By Hannah Bows

    Although feminist research on sexual violence has been an area of academic study since the late 1970s, much of this research has centred on younger women who are statistically more at risk of experiencing sexual violence. The result has been that older women have been largely ignored, or even…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Almost all of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 

  • Corruption, Mafia Power and Italian Soccer

    By Alberto Testa, Anna Sergi

    Sport is an institutionalised social practice that mirrors the prevailing political and social culture. In Italy, corruption has long been part of that culture, with Italian sport too beset by corruption. This important study explores the intricate relationships between politics, business, sport…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Intimate Partner Violence, Risk and Security

    Securing Women’s Lives in a Global World

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Intimate partner violence (IPV) is the most common type of violence against women, affecting 30 percent of women worldwide. Despite what is known about the high prevalence of IPV, such violence is not treated as seriously as other forms of violence and the risk of repeat violence and lethal…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Security and Justice

  • Women, Mobility and Incarceration

    By Rimple Mehta

    Thousands of people cross over from Bangladesh to India every year, most coming from extremely underprivileged backgrounds and have no knowledge of political borders or the criminalisation of border crossings. Drawing on original fieldwork, this book explores the experience of socio-economically…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice

    3rd Edition

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra L. Walklate

    This book examines the relationship between gender and crime and explores both the gendered nature of crime alongside the gendered nature of criminal victimisation. Covering theory, policy and practice, this new edition has been fully revised to reflect the wider changes, development and influence…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08 

  • Green Crimes and Dirty Money

    Edited by Toine Spapens, Rob White, Daan Van Uhm, Wim Huisman

    Environmental crimes are primarily driven by financial motives. The combined financial value of illicit trade in protected wildlife, illegal logging and waste trafficking is estimated to come directly after counterfeiting, the narcotic drugs trade and illegal gambling. Logically, the proceeds of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-08 
    Green Criminology

  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 

  • The Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights

    A Critical Early Review

    Edited by Inga Winkler, Carmel Williams

    The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015. The SDGs make the central promise to Leave No One Behind and include a dedicated goal to reduce inequalities. Human rights advocates have put great hopes in the SDGs as an instrument for transformative change. But do they bring about…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 

  • The Outlaw Biker Legacy of Violence

    By Thomas Barker

    Outlaw bikers represent a very small percentage of motorcycle riders who join motorcycle clubs, but they receive disproportionate attention due to their mystique, unconventional behavior, and violence. Although the outlaw biker phenomenon started in the United States, it has since spread throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11 

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

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