Criminal Justice History Products

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Opening Schools and Closing Prisons

    Caring for Destitute and Delinquent Children in Scotland 1812–1872

    By Andrew G. Ralston

    The book covers the period from 1812, when the Tron Riot in Edinburgh dramatically drew attention to the ‘lamentable extent of juvenile depravity’, up to 1872, when the Education Act (Scotland) inaugurated a system of universal schooling. During the 1840s and 1850s in particular there was a move…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Land of White Gloves?

    A history of crime and punishment in Wales

    By Richard Ireland

    Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand

    By Greg Newbold

    Crime, Law 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…

    Paperback – 2016-05-27
    Routledge

  • Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11
    Routledge

  • The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel, Chiara Fonio, Pieter Wagenaar

    Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control? Are there more structural roots for the increase in surveillance?This book attempts to find…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Knowledge of Evil

    By Alyson Brown, David Barrett

    This book aims to document and analyse the enduring involvement of children in the commercial sex trade in twentieth-century England. It uncovers new evidence to indicate the extent of under-age prostitution over this period, a much-neglected subject despite the increased visibility of children…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Willan

  • Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology

    The Intersections

    Edited by Dragan Milovanovic, Martin D. Schwartz

    These essays, first published in 1996, focus on class, race, and gender as organising and analytical concepts in criminology. For many years, their importance in studying how the world relates to crime and its control was minimized or ignored. It is clear, however, that these concepts are of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Annals of Crime

    Some Extraordinary Women

    By W. H. Williamson

    This title, first published in 1930, examines the events of eleven female criminals and the conditions that surrounded their crimes. Annals of Crime explores whether the women mentioned would have committed these crimes if their circumstances had been different. This book will be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Women and Crime

    Edited by S. K. Mukherjee, Jocelynne A. Scutt

    First published in 1981. In the last few decades, interest in the study of crimes by women has increased. This interest has coincided with the accelerated momentum of the feminist movement and has led to claims that a rising female crime rate is somehow linked with the changing status of women. But…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

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