Criminology and Justice Studies

Series Editors: Chester Britt, Shaun Gabbidon

Criminology and Justice Studies publishes books for undergraduate and graduate courses that model the best scholarship and innovative thinking in the criminology and criminal justice field today, but in a style that connects this scholarship to a wide audience of students, researchers, and possibly the general public.

We are particularly interested in proposals that offer a global perspective on crime and justice, that present a novel approach to more traditional areas of study, or that develop a new way to incorporate the wide and evolving array of digital technologies available to college and university instructors. If you have a publishing project to propose, we look forward to hearing from you! Please contact any of our Series Editors or the Routledge Editor, Joseph Parry.

Chester Britt, c.britt@neu.edu

Shaun Gabbidon, slg13@psu.edu

Nancy Rodriguez, nancy.rodriguez@asu.edu

Joseph Parry, joseph.parry@taylorandfrancis.com

  • Human Trafficking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    By Mary C. Burke

    With a range of contributing subject experts from different disciplines and professions, Human Trafficking comprehensively explains human trafficking as it exists and is being addressed in the twenty-first century. This book is for undergraduate and graduate interdisciplinary courses in human…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
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  • Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    3rd Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-10
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  • Criminal Justice Theory

    Explaining the Nature and Behavior of Criminal Justice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Edward R. Maguire, David E. Duffee

    Criminal Justice Theory, Second Edition is the first and only text, edited by U.S. criminal justice educators, on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice, not criminological theory. This new edition includes entirely new chapters as well as revisions to all others, with an eye to…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
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  • Understanding White-Collar Crime

    An Opportunity Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Michael L. Benson, Sally S. Simpson

    Unlike other books of its kind, Understanding White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective uses a coherent theoretical perspective in its coverage of white-collar crime. Using opportunity perspective, or the assumption that all crimes depend on offenders having some sort of opportunity to commit…

    Paperback – 2014-12-09
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  • Questioning Capital Punishment

    Law, Policy, and Practice

    By James R. Acker

    The death penalty has inspired controversy for centuries. Raising questions regarding capital punishment rather than answering them, Questioning Capital Punishment offers the footing needed to allow for more informed consideration and analysis of these controversies. Acker edits judicial decisions…

    Paperback – 2014-06-24
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  • Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

    Making Justice

    Edited by Marvin Zalman, Julia Carrano

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
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  • Crime and Networks

    Edited by Carlo Morselli

    This innovative collection of original essays showcases the use of social networks in the analysis and understanding of various forms of crime. More than any other past research endeavor, the seventeen chapters in this book apply to criminology the many conceptual and methodological options from…

    Paperback – 2013-09-26
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  • Research Methods in Crime and Justice

    By Brian L. Withrow

    This fresh and innovative hybrid text/online material for undergraduate CJ RESEARCH METHODS uniquely addresses the fundamental teaching issue for this course: how to communicate and successfully teach students that their future success as criminal justice practitioners is linked to their…

    Paperback – 2013-08-15
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  • Race, Law, and American Society

    1607-Present, 2nd Edition

    By Gloria J. Browne-Marshall

    This second edition of Gloria Browne-Marshall’s seminal work , tracing the history of racial discrimination in American law from colonial times to the present, is now available with major revisions. Throughout, she advocates for freedom and equality at the center, moving from their struggle for…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
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  • Human Trafficking

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    By Mary C. Burke

    The practice of one human being exploiting another in slavery-like conditions is not new. Today, it is called human trafficking. Social, political, and economic forces over the past 60 years have changed how and why this human rights abuse occurs. In order to solve this or any social problem, it is…

    Paperback – 2013-04-09
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  • Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice

    Causes and Remedies in North American and European Criminal Justice Systems

    Edited by C. Ronald Huff, Martin Killias

    This innovative work builds on Huff and Killias’ earlier publication (2008), but is broader and more thoroughly comparative in a number of important ways: (1) while focusing heavily on wrongful convictions, it places the subject of wrongful convictions in the broader contextual framework of…

    Paperback – 2013-02-26
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  • Crime and the Life Course

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Benson

    In recent years, the lifecourse perspective has become a popular theoretical orientation toward crime. Yet despite its growing importance in the field of criminology, most textbooks give it only cursory treatment. Crime and the Lifecourse: An Introduction by Michael L. Benson provides a…

    Paperback – 2012-07-26
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  • Voices from Criminal Justice

    Thinking and Reflecting on the System

    Edited by Heith Copes, Mark Pogrebin

    This innovative text/reader for undergraduate criminal justice courses in the United States provides a companion or alternative to traditional texts. Instead of providing a "catalog of information" this book gives students rich insights into what it is like to work within the system (as…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15
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  • When Crime Appears

    The Role of Emergence

    Edited by Jean Marie McGloin, Christopher J. Sullivan, Leslie W. Kennedy

    In recent years, the idea of emergence, which suggests that observed patterns in behavior and events are not fully reductive and stem from complex lower-level interactions, has begun to take hold in the social sciences. Criminologists have started to use this framework to improve our general…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
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  • A Theory of African American Offending

    Race, Racism, and Crime

    By James D. Unnever, Shaun L. Gabbidon

    A little more than a century ago, the famous social scientist W.E.B. Du Bois asserted that a true understanding of African American offending must be grounded in the "real conditions" of what it means to be black living in a racial stratified society. Today and according to official statistics,…

    Paperback – 2011-02-28
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  • Corrections

    Foundations for the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Jeanne B. Stinchcomb

    "Jeanne Stinchcomb’s book makes an excellent contribution to the field of corrections serving as a substantial resource for those teaching corrections and as a practical inspiration for those students who will ultimately lead the profession. Stinchomb carefully crafts a balanced perspective that…

    Paperback – 2011-02-11
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  • Community Policing

    A Police-Citizen Partnership

    By Michael J. Palmiotto

    This textbook discusses the role of community-oriented policing, including the police image, public expectations, ethics in law enforcement, community wellness, civilian review boards, and what the community can do to help decrease crime rates. In addition, the author covers basic interpersonal…

    Paperback – 2011-01-10
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  • The New Criminal Justice

    American Communities and the Changing World of Crime Control

    Edited by John Klofas, Natalie Kroovand Hipple, Edmund McGarrell

    Criminal Justice in the United States is in the midst of momentous changes: an era of low crime rates not seen since the 1960s, and a variety of budget crunches also exerting profound impacts on the system. This is the first book available to chronicle these changes and suggest a new, emerging…

    Paperback – 2010-02-23
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  • The Policing of Terrorism

    Organizational and Global Perspectives

    By Mathieu Deflem

    This book offers an analysis of the policing of terrorism in a variety of national and international contexts. Centered on developments since the events of September 11, 2001, the study devotes its empirical attention to important police aspects of counter-terrorism in the United States and…

    Paperback – 2009-12-16
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  • Lifers

    Seeking Redemption in Prison

    By John Irwin

    John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment – an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty…

    Paperback – 2009-06-23
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  • Today's White Collar Crime

    Legal, Investigative, and Theoretical Perspectives

    By Hank J. Brightman

    Written as a text for undergraduate courses, this book appeals to instructors interested in teaching the field of white-collar crime, both from a matter-of-fact investigative perspective as well as a decidedly academic endeavor. Accordingly, it goes beyond discussing the basic theories and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-23
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  • Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem.…

    Paperback – 2008-10-01
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  • Community Policing in America

    By Jeremy M. Wilson

    Although law enforcement officials have long recognized the need to cooperate with the communities they serve, recent efforts to enhance performance and maximize resources have resulted in a more strategic approach to collaboration among police, local governments, and community members.  The…

    Paperback – 2006-05-30
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