Theories of Crime 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

  • Mechanistic Criminology

    1st Edition

    By K. Ryan Proctor, Richard Niemeyer

    The science of criminology is at a crossroads. Despite accumulating a dizzying array of facts about crime, the field has yet to identify a body of theories that allow for the adequate prediction, explanation, and control of phenomena of central interest to criminologists. Mechanistic Criminology…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Evolutionary Analysis in the Social Sciences

  • Delinquency and Drift Revisited, Volume 21

    The Criminology of David Matza and Beyond, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Deviance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen E. Brown, Ophir Sefiha

    The Routledge Handbook on Deviance brings together original contributions on deviance, with a focus on new, emerging, and hidden forms of deviant behavior. The editors have curated a comprehensive collection highlighting the relativity of deviance, with chapters exploring the deviant behaviors…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Postmodern Criminology

    1st Edition

    By Dragan Milovanovic

    Originally published in 1997. The use of postmodern criminology’s conceptual tools offers the potential for the development of a better understanding of the various configurations of repressive forces and directions for social change. This excellent text introduces the reader to the core ideas…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • 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

  • Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection, Volume 22

    New Directions in Theory and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Weisburd, John E. Eck

    Unraveling the Crime-Place Connection examines in a new light how places enhance our understanding of crime and its control. While there has been much work in this area focused on policy, few have examined the underlying theories that inform this work. Theory has played a secondary role in the "…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Crime, Justice and the Media

    3rd Edition

    By Ian Marsh, Gaynor Melville

    Crime, Justice and the Media examines and analyses the relationship between the media and crime, criminals and the criminal justice system. This expanded and fully updated third edition considers how crime and criminals have been portrayed by the media throughout history, applying different…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07 
    Routledge

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