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  1. Youth Street Gangs

    A Critical Appraisal
    By David C. Brotherton

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil outside of history... Read more...

  2. Women, Crime and Justice author wins Outstanding Mentor Award at ACJS 2015

    Earlier this month during the Academy of Criminal Justice Annual Meeting, author of Women, Crime and Criminal Justice Rosemary Barbaret received an Outstanding Mentor Award... Read more...

  3. Just Authority? - Now Available in Paperback

    Just Authority? provides the most authoritative and comprehensive analysis thus far of the meaning, distribution and significance of trust in the police and the legitimacy of legal authorities... Read more...
     

  4. In Memoriam: Richard H. Ward

    Routledge author Richard H. (Dick) Ward died unexpectedly on February 17, 2015, at the age of 75. Ward was coauthor (with James W. Osterburg) of the highly acclaimed Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past, now in its seventh edition, working with Routledge (Anderson Publishing) editor Ellen S. Boyne since the planning and development of the first edition, which was published in 1992... Read more...

  5. Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Edited and introduced by leading experts in the field, Routledge’s Major Works collections are designed to meet today’s research, reference, and teaching needs. The Critical Concepts in Criminology series includes a number of titles within the subject area of Crime and Criminal Justice. An area of interest with a fast expanding body of literature, titles within this series provide an authoritative look at some of the key areas of interest within Criminology.

    Check out the series here!

  6. Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders
    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with domestic levels of crime. However, there are authoritative voices within criminology who have been studying war from the borders... Read more...

  7. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

    Edited by Heith Copes, J. Mitchell Miller

    Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related social control efforts. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology signals this momentum as the first major reference work dedicated to crime ethnography and related fieldwork orientations... Read more...

  8. Juvenile Justice

    An Introduction, 8th Edition
    By John T. Whitehead, Steven P. Lab

    Juvenile Justice: An Introduction, 8th edition, presents a comprehensive picture of juvenile offending, delinquency theories, and how juvenile justice actors and agencies react to delinquency. It covers the history and development of the juvenile justice system and the unique issues related to juveniles, offering evidence-based suggestions for successful interventions and treatment and examining the new balance model of juvenile court... Read more...

  9. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    14th Edition
    By Jacqueline R. Kanovitz

    Criminal justice professionals oftentimes do not receive the training they need to recognize the constitutional principles that apply to their daily work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of constitutional issues that affect criminal justice professionals... Read more...

  10. Did you see these Author Interviews and Articles in 2014?

    We hope you got the chance to watch or read these interviews and articles from our authors in 2014, but in case you didn’t, we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

    Click here to carry on reading >>>

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