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  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Digital Piracy

    A Global, Multidisciplinary Account

    Edited by Steven Caldwell Brown, Thomas J. Holt

    Non-Commercial digital piracy has seen an unprecedented rise in the wake of the digital revolution; with wide-scale downloading and sharing of copyrighted media online, often committed by otherwise law-abiding citizens. Bringing together perspectives from criminology, psychology, law and business,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime 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 – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Transitions to Adulthood Through Recession

    Youth and Inequality in a European Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Sarah Irwin, Ann Nilsen

    Long running trends towards increasing inequality between the rich and poor across Europe have been exacerbated by the 2008 global financial crisis and its aftermath. As employment opportunities for young people diminish and as the welfare state is pulled back, pathways to adulthood change and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Youth, Young Adulthood and Society

  • Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

      This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Courts, Self-Determination and Criminal Justice

    By Valmaine Toki

    In New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Canada and other comparable jurisdictions, Indigenous peoples comprise a significantly disproportionate percentage of the prison population. For example, Maori, who comprise 15% of New Zealand’s population, make up 50% of its prisoners. For Maori women, the…

    Hardback – 2018-03-15 
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

  • Biometrics, Crime and Security

    By Marcus Smith, Monique Mann, Gregor Urbas

    This book addresses the use of biometrics – including fingerprint identification, DNA identification and facial recognition – in the criminal justice system: balancing the need to ensure society is protected from harms, such as crime and terrorism, while also preserving individual rights. It offers…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Sexual Intimacy and Gender Identity 'Fraud'

    Reframing the Legal and Ethical Debate

    By Alex Sharpe

    This book is a legal and political intervention into a contemporary debate concerning the appropriateness of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young gender non-conforming people for so-called ‘gender identity fraud.’ It comes down squarely against prosecution. To that end, it offers a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-06 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Penal Cultures and Female Desistance

    By Linnéa Österman

    This book makes a unique contribution to the internationalisation of criminological knowledge about gender and desistance through a qualitative cross-national exploration of the female route out of crime in Sweden and England. By situating the female desistance journey in diverse penal cultures,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

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