Violent Crime Products

  • Domestic and Family Violence

    A Critical Introduction to Knowledge and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Silke Meyer, Andrew Frost

    Domestic and family violence (DFV) is an enduring social and public health issue of endemic proportions and global scale with multiple and lasting consequences for those directly affected. This book tackles current debates in the field and addresses the social norms and settings that perpetuate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Victim Support and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    By Carina Gallo, Kerstin Svensson

    This book provides a rich analysis of the history of Swedish victim support. With the majority research on victim support centering on the Anglosphere, this book offers a unique case study for considering the role of the victim in the criminal justice system. While Sweden has enacted many laws to…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Anti-Muslim Racism on Trial

    Muslims, the Swedish Judiciary and the Possibility of Justice, 1st Edition

    By Marta Kolankiewicz

    This book constitutes a critical engagement with debates on the possibilities and limits of fighting racism with the help of criminal law. With in-depth analyses of cases of anti-Muslim violence in Sweden – a mosque fire, hate speech and of a series of assaults – Anti-Muslim Racism on Trial sheds…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • State Crime and Civil Activism

    On the Dialectics of Repression and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Penny Green, Tony Ward

    State Crime and Civil Activism explores the work of NGOs challenging state violence and corruption in six countries – Colombia, Tunisia, Kenya, Turkey, Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. It discusses the motives and methods of activists and how they document and criticise wrongdoing by governments. It…

    Hardback – 2019-04-22 
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Sport, Violence and Society

    Second edition, 2nd Edition

    By Kevin Young

    In this fully updated and revised new edition of his landmark study of violence in and around contemporary sport, Kevin Young offers a comprehensive sociological analysis of an issue of central importance within sport studies. The book explores organised and spontaneous violence, both on the field…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Psychopathy

    The Biopsychosocial Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas D. Thomson

    Understanding Psychopathy is an essential, accessible new guide on psychopathy and its development. Through the lens of the biopsychosocial model, Thomson explores a wide range of factors contributing to the development of psychopathy, from the genetic to the environmental, supported by the latest…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    New Frontiers in Forensic Psychology

  • Execution by Family

    A Theory of Honor Violence, 1st Edition

    By Mark Cooney

    Across many parts of the world, violence inflicted in the name of family honor is attracting an increasing amount of attention. Family honor violence, otherwise known as honor-based violence, is physical force inflicted primarily on women for conduct defined as dishonorable. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Heavy Business

    Commercial Burglary and Robbery, 1st Edition

    By Dermot Walsh

    Originally published in 1986. Based on interviews with men in prison, this study takes two groups of convicted criminals: men convicted of robbery, and, for comparison, a sample of men convicted for breaking into commercial premises. It focuses on how victims are chosen, the decision-making…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Criminology

  • Sexual Violence Against Older People

    1st Edition

    By Hannah Bows

    Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored from research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-22 
    Routledge
    Victims, Culture and Society

  • Negotiating Gender Equity in the Global South (Open Access)

    The Politics of Domestic Violence Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sohela Nazneen, Sam Hickey, Eleni Sifaki

    The fact that women have achieved higher levels of political inclusion within low- and middle-income countries has generated much speculation about whether this is reaping broader benefits in tackling gender-based inequalities. This book uncovers the multiple political dynamics that influence…

    Hardback – 2019-03-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge ISS Gender, Sexuality and Development Studies

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-16
    Routledge

  • Gender, Technology and Violence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marie Segrave, Laura Vitis

    Technological developments move at lightening pace and can bring with them new possibilities for social harm. This book brings together original empirical and theoretical work examining how digital technologies both create and sustain various forms of gendered violence and provide platforms for…

    Paperback – 2019-02-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

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