Cultural Criminology Products

  • Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century

    Critical Perspectives of Returning Home, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keesha M. M. Middlemass, CalvinJohn Smiley

    This groundbreaking edited volume evaluates prisoner reentry using a critical approach to demonstrate how the many issues surrounding reentry do not merely intersect but are in fact reinforcing and interdependent. The number of former incarcerated persons with a felony conviction living in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    Despite the increase in public concern with crime and police violence in minority communities, racial profiling, victimization of people of Color and a powerful "Black Lives Matter" movement started in direct response to incidents of excessive police force, the victimization of Latinos has been…

    Paperback – 2019-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement

    Global Perspectives On Illegal Enterprise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko

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

    Hardback – 2019-07-18
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Skinhead History, Identity, and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Borgeson, Robin Valeri

    Skinheads go beyond the societal stereotype of hate mongers, bigots, and Neo-Nazis. The community of skins also includes traditional skins (those that adhere to the original philosophy of the British movement in 1969), Skinheads Against Racial prejudice (SHARPS), and gay skins, female skins and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Dewey, Isabel Crowhurst, Chimaraoke Izugbara

    The Routledge International Handbook of Sex Industry Research unites 45 contributions from researchers, sex workers, activists, and practitioners who live and work in 28 countries throughout the world. Focusing tightly on the contemporary state of sex industry research through eight…

    Hardback – 2018-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Crime, Media and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Greg Martin

    Working broadly from the perspective of cultural criminology, Crime, Media and Culture engages with theories and debates about the nature of media-audience relations, examines representations of crime and justice in news media and fiction, and considers the growing significance of digital…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Meaning of Rehabilitation and its Impact on Parole

    There and Back Again in California, 1st Edition

    By Rita Shah

    This book queries the concept of rehabilitation to determine how, on a legislative and policy level, the term is defined as a goal of correctional systems. The book explores what rehabilitation is by investigating how, at different moments in time, its conceptualization has shaped, and been shaped…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Rural Jail Reentry

    Offender Needs and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Kyle C. Ward

    Today’s high recidivism rates, combined with the rising costs of jails and prisons, are increasingly seen as problems that must be addressed on both moral and financial grounds. Research on prison and jail reentry typically focuses on barriers stemming from employment, housing, mental health, and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Law, Cultural Diversity, and Criminal Defense

    1st Edition

    By Craig L. Carr, Lisa Johnson

    American legal scholars have debated for some time the need for a cultural defense in criminal proceedings where minority cultural information seems perti nent to a finding of criminal responsibility in situations where a minority cultural defendant has violated a valid criminal statute. This work…

    Hardback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Cultural Practices of Victimhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Hoondert, Paul Mutsaers, William Arfman

    Cultural Practices of Victimhood aims to set the agenda for a cultural study of victimhood. Words such as ‘victim’ and ‘victimhood’ represent shifting cultural signifiers, their meaning depending on the cultural context of their usage. Using case studies and through a practice-based approach,…

    Hardback – 2018-07-09
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

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