Theoretical Criminology Products

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Nick Tilley, Aiden Sidebottom

    This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided into five comprehensive parts: Part I,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology

    Edited by Arjan Blokland, Victor van der Geest

    Since its introduction in the latter half of the 1980s, the meticulous study of distinct criminal career dimensions, like onset, frequency and crime mix, has yielded a wealth of information on the way crime develops over the life span. Policymakers in turn have used this information in their…

    Hardback – 2017-02-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2016-12-16 
    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

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government, and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge

  • White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime

    Future selves and the constancy of change

    By Ben Hunter

    The MPs’ expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about ‘elite’ individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies

    Edited by Bruce Arrigo, Heather Bersot

    The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies presents the enduring debates and emerging challenges in crime and justice studies from an international and multi-disciplinary perspective. Guided by the pivotal, although vastly under-examined, role that consumerism, politics,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Conservative Criminology

    A Call to Restore Balance to the Social Sciences

    By John Wright, Matt DeLisi

    Conservative Criminology serves as an important counterpoint to virtually every other academic text on crime. Hundreds of books have been written about crime and criminal justice policy from a variety of perspectives, including Marxist, liberal, progressive, feminist, radical, and post-modernist.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge

  • Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

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