Crime and Crime Prevention Products

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims

    By Mark Button, Cassandra Cross

    Crime is undergoing a metamorphosis. The online technological revolution has created new opportunities for a wide variety of crimes which can be perpetrated upon an industrial scale, and crimes traditionally committed in an offline environment are increasingly being transitioned to an online…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By David Canter

    This thoroughly updated and revised new edition provides an essential overview of a full range of psychological contributions to the understanding of crime and the processes of dealing with offenders and helping their victims. From the cognitive, developmental and social processes that influence a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-02 
    Routledge
    Topics in Applied Psychology

  • Rural Crime and Community Safety

    By Vania A Ceccato

    Crime is often perceived as an urban issue rather than a problem that occurs in rural areas, but how far is this view tenable? This book explores the relationship between crime and community in rural areas and addresses the notion of safety as part of the community dynamics in such areas. Rural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • 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 fiction, 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Cybercrime in Progress

    Theory and prevention of technology-enabled offenses

    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler

    The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and computers has transformed the world and enabled individuals to engage in crimes in a multitude of new ways. Criminological scholarship on these issues has increased dramatically over the last decade, as have studies on ways to prevent and police…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Crime Science Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Nick Tilley, Aiden Sidebottom

    This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and the creation of safer communities. This book is divided into five comprehensive parts: Part I,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24 
    Routledge

  • Child Trafficking in the EU

    Policing and Protecting Europe’s Most Vulnerable

    By Pete Fussey, Paddy Rawlinson

    Drawing on empirical research conducted with police in the UK and Romania, Child Trafficking in the EU explores the way in which the ‘who’ and ‘how’ we police and protect as trafficker and trafficked is related to Western notions of innocence, guilt, childhood, and of the status of ‘deserving’…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change

    By Jennifer A. Pealer

    Drawing on original research on the effectiveness of a therapeutic community (TC) in reducing recidivism among juvenile male offenders, Correctional Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: Reducing Recidivism Through Behavior Change provides a comprehensive review of the current state of drug…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Prostitution Research in Context

    Methodology, Representation and Power

    Edited by Marlene Spanger, May-Len Skilbrei

    The starting point for this book is the question of how we research sex for sale and the implications of the choices we make in terms of epistemology and ethics. Which dilemmas and ethical aspects need to be taken into account when producing qualitative data within a highly politicised and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

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