Violent Crime Products

  • Interrogating the Perpetrator

    Violation, Culpability, and Human Rights

    Edited by Cathy J Schlund-Vials, Samuel Martínez

    Set adjacent to "victims" and "bystanders," "perpetrators" are by no means marginalized figures in human rights scholarship. Nevertheless, the extent to which the perpetrator is not only socially imagined but also sociologically constructed remains a central concern in studies of state-authorized…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Terrorism in the Late Victorian Novel

    By B A Melchiori

    First published in 1985, this book looks at the ways in which the spate of terrorist activity in the 1880s was reflected in the novels of the time. Oscar Wilde, George Gissing, Henry James and George Bernard Shaw among others gave the terrorist venture a position in one or more of their novels.…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand

    By Greg Newbold

    Crime and Justice in New Zealand examines the recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the twentieth century to the present. Serving as the only New Zealand–specific criminal justice text, this book takes a direct look at what is unique about…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Violence

    From Theory to Research

    By Margaret A. Zahn, Henry H. Brownstein, Shelly L. Jackson

    Brings together theoretical and empirical papers prepared by noted researchers and theoreticians. The first part includes chapters by criminological theorists who apply their theory of crime particularly to violence. The second part contains chapters by researchers who look at the substantive area…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02
    Routledge

  • The Enigma of a Violent Woman

    A Critical Examination of the Case of Karla Homolka

    By Jennifer M. Kilty, Sylvie Frigon

    Karla Homolka has proven to be a figure of enduring interest to the public and media for the last 20 years. However, despite the widespread Canadian and international public commentary and media frenzy that has encircled this case, Homolka herself remains an enigma to most who write about her. In…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • 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

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge Academic

  • Violence against Women in Pornography

    By Walter S. DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    Violence against Women in Pornography illuminates the ways in which adult pornography hurts many women, both on and off screen. A growing body of social scientific knowledge shows that it is strongly associated with various types of violence against women in intimate relationships. Many women who…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge

  • Violence at Work

    Edited by MARTIN GILL, Bonnie S. Fisher, Vaughan Bowie

    Workplace violence has emerged as a growing concern in today's interdependent political economy, and increasing attention is being paid to the phenomenon both by business and in the academic world to identifying its causes and to devise strategies to prevent it. In this book a distinguished…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Willan

  • Men, Masculinities and Violence

    An Ethnographic Study

    By Anthony Ellis

    Why do some men use physical violence against others? How do some men come to value physical violence as a resource? Drawing on in-depth ethnographic research conducted with men involved in serious violence and crime over a period of two years in the North of England, Anthony Ellis addresses these…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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