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  • Towards a Global Femicide Index

    Counting the Costs, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Walklate, Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Jude McCulloch, JaneMaree Maher

    Increasingly there is global attention on the prevalence of women’s deaths resulting from intimate partner violence.While there are global indices for deaths that relate to public violence, such as terrorism, there is to date no systematic global count of killings of women by their intimate…

    Hardback – 2020-01-03 
    Routledge
    Criminology in Focus

  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss

    This book explores the largely neglected relationship between men, masculinities and honour-based abuse (HBA). There is a common misconception that HBA – whether physical violence, emotional abuse or so-called ‘honour’ killings – occurs only against women. This book addresses the gap in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System

    Global Perspectives on Prevention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy O'Brien, Cédric Foussard

    Children who come into conflict with the law are more likely to have experienced violence or adversity than their non-offending peers. Exacerbating the deleterious effects of this childhood trauma, children’s contact with the criminal justice system poses undue risks of physical, sexual, and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing

    1st Edition

    By Emma K. Russell

    Despite ongoing challenges to the criminalisation and surveillance of queer lives, police leaders are now promoted as allies and defenders of LGBT rights. However, in this book, Emma K. Russell argues that the surface inclusion of select LGBT identities in the protective aspirations of the law…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Queering Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Perspectives on Criminality and Violence, 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 – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Private Security and Domestic Violence

    The Risks and Benefits of Private Security Companies Working With Victims of Domestic Violence, 1st Edition

    By Diarmaid Harkin

    Private companies are increasingly involved with the security of domestic violence victims. This has manifested in a number of ways, including private security companies working in partnership with domestic violence services, the proliferation of security-technology companies that seek a market…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Clinard and Quinney's Criminal Behavior Systems

    A Revised Edition, 4th Edition

    By A. Javier Treviño

    An important classic, familiar to virtually all criminologists, Clinard and Quinney’s Criminal Behavior Systems: A Revised Edition begins with a discussion of the construction of types of crime and then formulates and utilizes a useful typology of criminal behavior systems. It classifies crime into…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale, with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge

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