Theories of Crime Products

  • 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 – 2017-01-30 

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Criminology

    Connecting Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Aida Y. Hass, Chris Moloney, William J. Chambliss

    Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 

  • Understanding Deradicalization

    Methods, Tools and Programs for Countering Violent Extremism

    By Daniel Koehler

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the different aspects of deradicalization theories, programs and methods. It analyzes the practical and theoretical aspects of deradicalization programs and the methods being employed to bring extremists and terrorist back to a non-violent life. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

    Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice, 11th Edition

    By Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton

    For nearly 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren’t the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 

  • Queer Sex Work

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 

  • White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime

    Future selves and the constancy of change

    By Ben Hunter

    The MPs’ expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about ‘elite’ individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Positive Criminology

    Edited by Natti Ronel, Dana Segev

    How can we best help offenders desist from crime, as well as help victims heal? This book engages with this question by offering its readers a comprehensive review of positive criminology in theory, research and practice. Positive criminology is a concept – a perspective – that places emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard Wortley, Michael Townsley

    Environmental criminology is a term that encompasses a range of overlapping perspectives. At its core, the many strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01 
    Crime Science Series

  • What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception, criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • An Introduction to Criminology (Routledge Revivals)

    By W. A. Bonger

    This book, first published in 1936, provides an introduction to the various branches of criminology, including criminal psychology and criminology as an applied science. This title also provides an overview of some of the different criminological schools and theories. This book will be of interest…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12
    Routledge Revivals

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