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  • Arabs at Home and in the World

    Human Rights, Gender Politics, and Identity

    Edited by Karla McKanders

    This volume brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars from the United States, Middle East, and North Africa, to discuss and critically analyze the intersection of gender and human rights laws as applied to individuals of Arab descent. It seeks to raise consciousness at the intersection…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality, 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 – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement

    Global/International Perspectives on Illicit Enterprise

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko

    This collection presents an analysis of illicit networks and discusses the practical implications for law enforcement and crime prevention. The authors draw on a range of methodologies and apply them to a variety of international criminological settings, from illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability in Police Custody

    Police decision-making and the appropriate adult safeguard

    By Roxanna Fatemi-Dehaghani

    This book provides a nuanced and timely contribution to the question of vulnerability in police custody. It addresses the implementation of the appropriate adult safeguard in respect of adult suspects and explores police decision-making in this context. Drawing on empirical research carried out in…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Mafia Violence

    Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans

    Edited by Monica Massari, Vittorio Martone

    Using in-depth field research and analysis of case-studies, Mafia Violence: Political, Symbolic, and Economic Forms of Violence in the Camorra Clans focuses attention on the phenomenon of violence performed by Italian organized crime groups, devoting specific attention to the Camorra, which has…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Women Leading Justice

    Experiences and Insights

    By Elaine Gunnison, Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory

    A Metatheory for Biosocial Criminology

    By Anthony Walsh

    Some of the brightest minds in criminology who were nurtured on the strictly environmentalist paradigm of the 20th century have declared that biosocial criminology is the paradigm for the 21st century. This book attempts to unite this ever-growing field with the premier neurobiological theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • The Evolving Role of the Public Prosecutor

    Challenges and Innovations

    Edited by Victoria Colvin, Philip Stenning

    The modern public prosecutor is a figure both powerful and enigmatic. Legal scholars and criminologists often identify "three essential components" of criminal justice sytems: police, courts, and corrections. Yet increasingly, the public prosecutor occupies a distinct role independent from any of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Southern Criminology

    By Kerry Carrington, Russell Hogg, John Scott, Máximo Sozzo, Reece Walters

    Criminology has focused mainly on problems of crime and violence in the large population centres of the Global North to the exclusion of the global countryside, peripheries and antipodes. Southern Criminology is an innovative new approach that seeks to correct this bias. This book turns the origin…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • Black Girlhood, Resistance, and Punishment

    A Historical Intersectional Study of Black Girlhood in Virginia

    By Nishaun T. Battle

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

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