Theoretical Criminology Products

  • Handbook of Victims and Victimology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    This second edition of the Handbook of Victims and Victimology presents a comprehensively revised and updated set of essays, bringing together internationally recognised scholars and practitioners to offer substantial research informed overviews within their specialist fields of investigation. This…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology

    Edited by Michelle Brown, Eamonn Carrabine

    Dynamically written and richly illustrated, the Routledge International Handbook of Visual Criminology offers the first foundational primer on visual criminology. Spanning a variety of media and visual modes, this volume assembles established researchers whose work is essential to understanding the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts

    Edited by Avi Brisman, Eamonn Carrabine, Nigel South

    A comprehensive one-stop reference text, The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts (the "Companion") will find a place on every bookshelf, whether it be that of a budding scholar or a seasoned academic. Comprising over a hundred concise and authoritative essays written by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Gender, Technology and Violence

    Edited by Marie Segrave, Laura Vitis

    Technological developments move at lightening pace and can bring with them new possibilities for social harm. This book brings together original empirical and theoretical work examining how digital technologies both create and sustain various forms of gendered violence and provide platforms for…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Pre-crime

    Pre-emption, precaution and the future

    By Jude McCulloch, Dean Wilson

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ‘would-be-criminals’ and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science fiction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2017-03-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Michel Foucault

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • 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 – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

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