Historical Criminology Products

  • Routledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This handbook…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Punishment

    2nd edition

    By Thom Brooks

    This new second edition of Punishment includes a revised and expanded defence of the groundbreaking unified theory of punishment that brings together elements of retribution, deterrence and rehabilitation into a new coherent framework. Thom Brooks expands the chapter length case studies from…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Crime and Society in England, 1750–1900

    5th Edition

    By Clive Emsley

    Ranging from the middle of the eighteenth through to the end of the nineteenth century, Crime and Society in England, 1750-1900 explores the developments in policing, the courts and the penal system as England became increasingly industrialised and urbanised. Through a consideration of the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Themes In British Social History

  • A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of modern police by tracing the evolution of "police science" and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th…

    Paperback – 2017-12-03 
    Routledge

  • The Myth of the Queer Criminal

    By Jeffery P Dennis

    The Myth of the Queer Criminal documents over a century of writings by sociologists, psychologists, criminologists, and forensic scientists, in Europe and the United States, who asserted that LGBT persons were innately and uniquely criminal. Applying the tools of narratology and queer theory,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform – an organization that has energetically lobbied for…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Delinquency and Drift Revisited, Volume 21

    The Criminology of David Matza and Beyond

    Edited by Thomas G. Blomberg, Francis T. Cullen, Christoffer Carlsson, Cheryl Lero Jonson

    Fifty years ago, David Matza wrote Delinquency and Drift, challenging the ways people thought about the development of criminals. Today, Delinquency and Drift Revisited reminds criminologists that they ignore Matza’s writings at their own intellectual peril. Matza’s work shows his insights on a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminological Theory

  • Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • American Smuggling as White Collar Crime

    By Lawrence Karson

    When Edwin Sutherland introduced the concept of white-collar crime, he referred to the respectable businessmen of his day who had, in the course of their occupations, violated the law whenever it was advantageous to do so. Yet since the founding of the American Republic, numerous otherwise…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Domestic Disturbances, Patriarchal Values

    Violence, Family and Sexuality in Early Modern Europe, 1600-1900

    Edited by Marianna Muravyeva

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of several national case studies on family violence between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, using court records as their main source. It raises important questions for research on early modern Europe: the notion of absolute power; sovereignty and its…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Annals of Crime

    Some Extraordinary Women

    By W. H. Williamson

    This title, first published in 1930, examines the events of eleven female criminals and the conditions that surrounded their crimes. Annals of Crime explores whether the women mentioned would have committed these crimes if their circumstances had been different. This book will be of interest to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

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