Violent Crime Products

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • State Crime, Women and Gender

    By Victoria E. Collins

    The United Nations has called violence against women "the most pervasive, yet least recognized human rights abuse in the world" and there is a long-established history of the systematic victimization of women by the state during times of peace and conflict. This book contributes to the established…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Experiences of Islamophobia

    Living with Racism in the Neoliberal Era

    By James Carr

    Since 9/11 interest in Islamophobia has steadily increased – as has the number of academic publications discussing the phenomenon. However, theoretical expositions have dominated the field. Lived experiences of Islamophobia, by contrast, have received little attention. In recognition of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Pathways to Sexual Aggression

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc

    Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence

    Edited by Nicky Ali Jackson

    The Encyclopedia of Domestic Violence is a modern reference from the leading international scholars in domestic violence research. This ground-breaking project has created the first ever publication of an encyclopedia of domestic violence. The primary goal of the Encyclopedia is to provide…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24

  • Criminals and Terrorists in Partnership

    Unholy Alliance

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Daniela Irrera, Bill Tupman

    The nexus between terrorism and organised crime consists of a strategic alliance between two non-state actors who are able to exploit illegal markets, threaten the security of individuals, and influence policy-making on a global level. Recent Europol reports have pointed towards the importance of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24

  • Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21

  • Intersections of Crime and Terror

    Edited by James J.F. Forest

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14

  • Disordered Personalities and Crime

    An analysis of the history of moral insanity

    By David W. Jones

    Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ‘morally insane’, ‘psychopathic’ or ‘personality disordered’. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • The Violent Workplace

    By P.A.J Waddington, Doug Badger

    The threat of violence concerns most people most profoundly. It has long been a topic of intensive academic, practical and political debate. In recent years the workplace has emerged as a recognized site of violence, threat and menace and this book will make a significant contribution to the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

  • Workplace Violence

    Edited by Vaughan Bowie, Bonnie S. Fisher

    This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th 2001 and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence. It builds upon the expanded typology of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25

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