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  1. Cultures of Desistance

    Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities
    By Adam Calverley

    In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behavior – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic differences in factors identified as affecting disengagement from offending... Read more...

  2. Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug taking decisions from adolescence to adulthood
    By Lisa Williams

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their decision making within the context of their everyday lives... Read more...

  3. Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice
    By Martin A. Andresen

    This text will be ideal for courses on crime prevention, where students are oftentimes encouraged to consider policy problems and apply theory to practice. This book offers up environmental criminology as a theoretical framework for making sense of complex neighbourhood problems, meaning that it will be perfect for modules on geography of crime, crime analysis and indeed, environmental criminology... Read more...

  4. Drugs and Crime, 4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is oftentimes less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding issues that have been marred by misunderstanding and a lack of consensus amongst experts... Read more...

  5. Middle Class Meltdown in America

    Causes, Consequences, and Remedies
    By Kevin T Leicht and Scott T Fitzgerald

    In accessible prose for North American undergraduate students, this short text provides a sociological understanding of the causes and consequences of growing middle class inequality, with an abundance of supporting, empirical data. The book also addresses what we, as individuals and as a society, can do to put middle class Americans on a sounder footing... Read more...

  6. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty and David Lyon

    The Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies is an international, accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies. The Handbook’s direct, authoritative style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts and humanities... Read more...

  7. Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory

    By Anthony Elliott and Charles Lemert

    Introduction to Contemporary Social Theory
    combines lively exposition and clarity with reflective social critique and original insights, and is a superb textbook with which to navigate the twists and turns of contemporary social theory as taught in the disciplines of sociology, politics, history, cultural studies and many more... Read more...

  8. The International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series

    Series Editors: Alison Summers and Nigel Bunker

    The ISPS (the International Society for the Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) has a history stretching back more than fifty years during which it has witnessed the relentless pursuit of biological explanations for psychosis. The tide is now turning again.

  9. Routledge Military and Strategic Studies CHOICE Reviewed Books

    Routledge is proud to produce some of the most respected and cutting-edge scholarship, and we revel in the opportunity to showcase this material with independent reviews. 

    April 2014: The Armed Conflict Database, the online resource from the IISS, has received a ‘Recommended’ rating!

    "Overall, the ACD provides a convenient and simple overview of individual conflicts around the world."

    Find out more and access sample content here!

  10. Beyond Air-Sea Battle

    The Adelphi Series: Free access to introductions

    The Adelphi Series is The International Institute of Strategic Studies' (IISS) principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research. Eight books are published each year and are designed to provide rigorous analysis of strategic and defense topics that will prove useful to academics, researchers, politicians and diplomats, as well as to foreign-affairs analysts, defense commentators and journalists.

    Find out more about the new additions to the Adelphi Series from The IISS and Routledge and read the introductions for free.

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