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  • Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

  • The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crime, Community and Morality RPD

    By Simon Green

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes…

    Paperback – 2015-09-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance

    By Martin Glynn

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Pre-crime

    Pre-emption, precaution and the future

    By Jude McCulloch, Dean Wilson

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ‘would-be-criminals’ and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science ?ction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Recidivism

    Explanation, prediction and prevention

    By Georgia Zara, David P. Farrington

    Criminal Recidivism intends to fill a gap in the criminological psychology literature by examining the processes underlying persistent criminal careers. This book aims to investigate criminal recidivism, and why, how and for how long an individual continues to commit crimes, whilst also reviewing…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Willan

  • Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler

    Surveys reveal that domestic abuse is more commonplace among teenagers and young adults than older populations, yet surprisingly little is written about young men’s involvement in it. Reporting on a three-year study based in the UK, this book explores young men’s involvement in domestic abuse,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Criminology

  • Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks…

    Hardback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Riots and Political Protest

    By Simon Winlow, Steve Hall, Daniel Briggs, James Treadwell

    The years 2008 to 2013 saw a new generation of political protestors take to the streets. Riots disrupted many Western cities and new protest movements emerged, keen to address a bleak context of economic collapse and austerity politics. In this groundbreaking new study, Winlow, Hall, Briggs and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Routledge

  • Victims

    Trauma, testimony and justice

    By Ross McGarry, Sandra Walklate

    The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

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