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  • Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

    A Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevention, Recognition, and Intervention

    Edited by Louise McOrmond-Plummer, Jennifer Y. Levy-Peck, Patricia Easteal

    Research shows that intimate partner sexual violence (IPSV) is the most common form of sexual assault. Professional focus is often on the victim, but more information is needed about the perpetrators in order to have a fuller understanding of this crime. The very nature of IPSV – sexual assault…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Race in the Shadow of Law

    State Violence in Contemporary Europe

    By Eddie Bruce-Jones

    Race in the Shadow of Law offers a critical legal analysis of European responses to institutional racism. It draws connections between contemporary legal knowledge practices and colonial systems of thought, arguing that many people of colour experience the law as a part of a racial problem, rather…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Criminology

    Connecting Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Aida Y. Hass, Chris Moloney, William J. Chambliss

    Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • How Can Human Rights Provide a New Perspective on Drug Control?

    By Melissa Bone

    Challenging the moral hegemony of the prohibitionist logic of the global drug regime, this book explores the human rights of individuals to consume psychoactive drugs. The current approach towards tackling the so-called ‘drugs problem’ is not working. By viewing drugs as the problem and trying to…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Drugs in Society

    Causes, Concepts, and Control, 8th Edition

    By Michael D. Lyman

    Drugs in Society: Causes, Concepts, and Control, Eighth Edition, focuses on the many critical areas of America's drug problem, providing a foundation for rational decision-making within this complex and multidisciplinary field. Lyman offers a comprehensive big-picture examination of the US drug…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30
    Routledge

  • Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice

    By Catherine Turner

    The field of transitional justice has expanded rapidly since the term first emerged in the late 1990s. Its intellectual development has, however, tended to follow practice rather than drive it. Addressing this gap, Violence, Law and the Impossibility of Transitional Justice pursues a comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Opening the Black Box

    The Work of Watching

    By Gavin J. D. Smith

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand

    By Greg Newbold

    Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand examines the recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the twentieth century to the present. Serving as the only New Zealand–specific criminal justice text, this book takes a direct look at what is unique…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Community and the Problem of Crime

    By Karen Evans

    The relationship between crime and community has a long history in criminological thought, from the early notion of the criminogenic community developed by the Chicago sociologists through to various crime prevention models in research and policy. This book offers a useful theoretical overview of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

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