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  • Order and Conflict in Public Space

    Edited by Mattias De Backer, Lucas Melgaço, Georgiana Varna, Francesca Menichelli

    Which public and whose space? The understanding of public space as an arena where individuals can claim full use and access hides a reality of constant negotiation, conflict and surveillance. This collection uses case studies concerning the management, use, and transgression of public space to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • 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 – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology

    Edited by Joseph F Donnermeyer

    49% of the world’s population lives in small towns, villages and farms, yet until recent years criminological scholarship has focused almost exclusively on urban crimes. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology is the first major publication to bring together this growing body of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Global Perspectives on Desistance

    Reviewing what we know and looking to the future

    Edited by Joanna Shapland, Stephen Farrall, Anthony Bottoms

    In recent years attention has switched from how adolescents are attracted into crime, to how adults reduce their offending and then stop – the process of desistance. There are now around a dozen major longitudinal and in-depth studies around the world which have followed or are following offenders…

    Paperback – 2016-04-20 
    Routledge

  • Crimes of the Powerful

    An Introduction

    By Dawn Rothe, David Kauzlarich

    As politicians and the media perpetuate the stereotype of the ‘common criminal’, crimes committed by the powerful remain for the most part invisible or are reframed as a ‘bad decision’ or a ‘rare mistake’. This is a topic that remains marginalized within the field of criminology and criminal…

    Paperback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Global Issues in Crime and Justice

  • Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    The crime of homicide has long animated academic debate, community concern and political attention. The discussion has often centered on the perceived (in)adequacy of legal responses to homicide, questions of culpability, and divergent representations of victims and offenders. Within this, notions…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Doping and Public Health

    Edited by Nader Ahmadi, Arne Ljungqvist, Göran Svedsäter

    Doping – the use of performance-enhancing substances and methods – has long been a high-profile issue in sport but in recent years it has also become an issue in wider society. This important new book examines doping as a public health issue, drawing on a multi-disciplinary set of perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-08 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism

    Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies

    Edited by Michael Fredholm

    This volume examines the lone actor terrorist phenomenon, including the larger societal trends which may or may not have led to their acts of terrorism. With lone actor terrorism becoming an increasingly common threat, the contributors to this volume aim to answer the following questions: What…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    Hardback – 2016-01-31
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • The Surveillance Web

    By Mike McCahill

    The rise of CCTV and surveillance technologies has been one of the key developments in contemporary society, but its impact has often been analysed in a fragmented manner. This book addresses this issue by providing a detailed, micro-sociological account of the construction of a CCTV network in one…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Willan

  • Cybercrime in Progress

    Theory and prevention of technology-enabled offenses

    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler

    The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and computers has transformed the world and enabled individuals to engage in crimes in a multitude of new ways. Criminological scholarship on these issues has increased dramatically over the last decade, as have studies on ways to prevent and police…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • Frank Tannenbaum

    The Making of a Convict Criminologist

    By Matthew G. Yeager

    Frank Tannenbaum and the Making of a Convict Criminologist is a historical biography about Columbia University professor Frank Tannenbaum and his contribution to American criminology. Tannenbaum was a major figure in criminology in the early twentieth century, and is known for his contributions to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

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