Theoretical Criminology Products

  • The Architecture of Desistance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Farrall

    The volume of studies into desistance has grown dramatically in recent years. Much of this research has focused on the internal dynamics of desistance such as decision-making, choice and restraint. Bringing together leading figures, and drawing upon case studies from around the world, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Thinking About Victimization

    Context and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Jillian J Turanovic, Travis C Pratt

    Bringing together cutting edge theory and research that bridges academic disciplines from criminology and criminal justice, to developmental psychology, sociology, and political science, Thinking About Victimization offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and refreshingly accessible overview of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-08 
    Routledge

  • Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’

    Exploring Change and Continuity in Crime and Harm, 1st Edition

    By Justin Kotzé

    The Myth of the ‘Crime Decline’ seeks to critically interrogate the supposed statistical decline of crime rates, thought to have occurred in a number of predominantly Western countries over the past two decades. Whilst this trend of declining crime rates seems profound, serious questions need to be…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Sustainable Development as Environmental Harm

    Rights, Regulation, and Injustice in the Canadian Oil Sands, 1st Edition

    By James Heydon

    In this in-depth analysis of First Nations opposition to the oil sands industry, James Heydon offers detailed empirical insight into Canadian oil sands regulation. The environmental consequences of the oil sands industry have been thoroughly explored by scholars from a variety of disciplines.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression

    Strategies for Challenging the Rise of the Right, 1st Edition

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Elliott Currie

    Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression provides a much-needed engagement with questions of justice and reform within the current phase of global capitalism, one that is marked not only by significant social inequality, but also political bifurcation. It offers guidance on progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Ends and Means in Policing

    1st Edition

    By John Kleinig

    Policing is a highly pragmatic occupation. It is designed to achieve the important social ends of peacekeeping and public safety, and is empowered to do so using means that are ordinarily seen as problematic; that is, the use of force, deception, and invasions of privacy, along with considerable…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Policing

  • Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Diana F. Johns

    Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Michel Foucault

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

  • Gender, Technology and Violence

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal, 1st Edition

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • The Future of Rational Choice for Crime Prevention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Danielle M. Reynald, Benoit Leclerc

    The rational choice perspective (RCP) is currently the core theoretical approach underpinning situational crime prevention (SCP). To date, many crimes have been studied through the lens of RCP, which increased our understanding of these phenomena, how they are committed and how they could…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Criminology at the Edge

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