Crime and Crime Prevention Products

  • Mafia-type Organisations and Extortion in Italy

    The Camorra in Campania

    Edited by Giacomo Di Gennaro, Antonio La Spina

    Mafia-type organizations generate several distorting effects on the economy. In Italy their presence is endemic, and not only in Southern regions such as Sicily, Campania or Calabria. Such organizations endure the fierce and continuous pressure exerted by Italian anti-mafia policy, maybe the most…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01 

  • The Financial War on Terrorism

    A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001

    By Nicholas Ryder

    On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists committed the largest and deadliest terrorist attack in the United States of America. The response from the inter-national community, and in particular the US, was swift. President George Bush declared what has commonly been referred to as either the ‘War on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 

  • Global Organized Crime

    A 21st Century Approach

    By Mitchel P. Roth

    In the maelstrom of globalization and cyberspace, organized crime continues to defy definition. A diverse array of activities are perpetuated by criminal organizations, criminal groups and associations, and gangs, and it is clear that one specific label is no longer adequate. This book offers a…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 

  • 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 

  • Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • Cybercrime Through an Interdisciplinary Lens

    Edited by Thomas J. Holt

    Research on cybercrime has been largely bifurcated, with social science and computer science researchers working with different research agendas. These fields have produced parallel scholarship to understand cybercrime offending and victimization, as well as techniques to harden systems from…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Society and the Policeman's Role (Routledge Revivals)

    By Maureen E. Cain

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-10 
    Crime Science Series

  • 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

  • Alternative Offences and Defences to Murder

    An International Perspective

    By Kate Fitz-Gibbon

    Over the past three decades, the operation of the partial defence of provocation has attracted significant community attention, scholarly debate and political interest in an international range of jurisdictions. In fact, it is difficult to locate a jurisdiction that has not confronted to some…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    In recent years law, crime and justice have become increasingly politicised in Hong Kong. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of and introduction to the criminal justice system in Hong Kong, building upon recent events and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22

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