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New and Forthcoming Titles from the Key Ideas in Criminology Series!

See what's new and upcoming from Routledge's Key Ideas in Criminology series! Key Ideas in Criminology explores the major concepts, issues, debates and controversies in criminology.

The series provides authoritative essays on central topics within the broader area of criminology. Each book adopts a strong individual ‘line’, constituting original essays rather than literature surveys and offers lively and agenda setting treatments of their subject matter.

These books will appeal to students, teachers and researchers in criminology, sociology, social policy, cultural studies, law and political science.
 

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  1. Contemporary Critical Criminology

    By Walter S. DeKeseredy

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    The concept of critical criminology – that crime and the present day processes of criminalization are rooted in the core structures of society – is of more relevance today than it has been at any other time. Written by an internationally renowned scholar, Contemporary Critical Criminology...

    Published August 10th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Public Criminology?

    By Ian Loader, Richard Sparks

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    What is the role and value of criminology in a democratic society? How do, and how should, its practitioners engage with politics and public policy? How can criminology find a voice in an agitated, insecure and intensely mediated world in which crime and punishment loom large in government agendas...

    Published July 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Policing

    Conceptualisations and Practices of Security

    By Michael Kempa, Clifford D. Shearing

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Policing draws upon a review of recent literature and ongoing research pertaining to innovations in policing, particularly in North America, the United Kingdom, Southern Africa, South America and Australia. It explores conceptions, institutions and technologies for policing in the...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Feminist Criminology

    By Claire M. Renzetti

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research. In this...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Security

    By Lucia Zedner

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Just a decade ago security had little claim to criminological attention. Today a combination of disciplinary paradigm shifts, policy changes, and world political events have pushed security to the forefront of the criminological agenda. Distinctions between public safety and private protection,...

    Published March 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge