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  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case, In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge

  • A Sociology of Crime

    Second edition

    By Stephen Hester, Peter Eglin

    Hester and Eglin’s A Sociology of Crime has an outstanding reputation for its distinctive and systematic contribution to the criminological literature. Through detailed examples and analysis, it shows how crime is a product of processes of criminalisation constituted through the interactional and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Truth, Intentionality and Evidence

    Anthropological Approaches to Crime

    Edited by Yazid Ben Hounet, Deborah Puccio-Den

    This book provides an anthropological exploration of the ways in which crime is perceived and defined, focusing on notions of truth, intentionality, and evidence. The chapters contain rich ethnographic case studies drawn from work in the Middle East, Africa, India, Mexico and Europe. A variety of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04 
    Routledge

  • The Forensic Image: Scientific Visualization and DNA

    By Erin Kruger

    In the post-9/11 security environment, the use of genetic data has extended beyond the confines of the criminal legal domain and into the realms of national security, defense, immigration, humanitarian, army and military operations. As such, the function of genetic data has shifted from that of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System

    By Victoria Canning

    Britain is often heralded as a country in which the rights and welfare of survivors of conflict and persecution are well embedded, and where the standard of living conditions for those seeking asylum is relatively high. Drawing on a decade of activism and research in the North West of England, this…

    Hardback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Crime and Criminal Justice in America

    3rd Edition

    By Joycelyn Pollock

    Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, addresses the major controversial issues in U.S. policing, courts, and the correctional system. This book features unique graphics and contemporary data and research, developed by Joycelyn Pollock, criminologist, and University Distinguished…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

  • Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    By Galen Broeker

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Edited by Victor Bailey

    In the years between 1750 and 1868, English criminal justice underwent significant changes. The two most crucial developments were the gradual establishment of an organised, regular police, and the emergence of new secondary punishments, following the restriction in the scope of the death penalty.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Policing the Victorian Community

    The Formation of English Provincial Police Forces, 1856-80

    Edited by Carolyn Steedman

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Massacre of the Innocents

    Infanticide in Great Britain 1800-1939

    By Lionel Rose

    Before contraception was generally available, and when abortion was fraught with danger, infanticide was a common solution to the problem of unwanted children. Massacre of the Innocents, first published in 1986, shows the causes and consequences of the high tide of infanticide in Victorian Britain.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

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