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  1. Review of ‘Understanding Penal Practice’ from Scottish Justice Matters

    “A book aiming to increase our understanding of penal practice without concentrating primarily upon prisons is to be welcomed. Focusing on community supervision this volume scores a hit from that perspective alone… This is a volume of many strengths: it is well-structured and keeps its focus on practitioners to enable in depth consideration… From the outset the editors were clear about their aims. The project is well-conceived and well executed and has resulted in an important collection that should be read by policymakers and community justice practitioners, in addition to a broad range of academics.”Scottish Justice Matters

    Learn more about Understanding Penal Practice, edited by Ioan Durnescu and Fergus McNeill here >>>

  2. Join “The Conversation” with Peter Squires

    Professor of Criminology and Public Policy at the University of Brighton, Peter Squires has published ten books (single or jointly authored, or edited, including Gun Crime in Global Contexts), and has made numerous contributions to journals and other media. He has a significant media profile, contributing regularly to TV, radio and news media debates on crime and criminal justice. His teaching and research interests extend across many sub-divisions of contemporary criminology, but specifically gun crime and gun control, gangs and youth crime. Professor Squires recently joined the ACPO Police National Independent Advisory Group on Criminal Use of Firearms.

    Join “The Conversation” with Peter Squires today. His most recent article, ‘Gun or taser? London attacks show choice is tough for police’ is available to read here >>>

  3. Human Smuggling and Border Crossings

    By Gabriella Sanchez

    Graphic narratives of tragedies involving the journeys of irregular migrants trying to reach destinations in the global north are common in the media and are blamed almost invariably on human smuggling facilitators, described as rapacious members of highly structured underground transnational criminal organizations, who take advantage of migrants and prey upon their vulnerability... Read more...

  4. Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behavior with the greatest specificity... Read more...

  5. Featured Author:Alison Young

    ‘My favorite criminologist in the world’ Banksy

  6. Featured Author: Ursula Smartt

    Ursula Smartt is an Associate Lecturer in Law at Surrey University, in charge of Media Law. She also teaches criminal and public law at the University of Portsmouth

  7. Cybercrime and Digital Forensics

    An Introduction
    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler, Kathryn C Seigfried-Spellar

    The emergence of the World Wide Web, smartphones, and Computer-Mediated Communications (CMCs) profoundly affect the way in which people interact online and offline. Individuals who engage in socially unacceptable or outright criminal acts increasingly utilize technology to connect with one another in ways that are not otherwise possible in the real world due to shame, social stigma, or risk of detection... Read more...

  8. Comparative Criminal Justice (3rd Edition)

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition... Read more...

  9. Routledge International Handbook of Diversity Studies

    Edited by Steven Vertovec

    In recent years the concept of ‘diversity’ has gained a leading place in academic thought, business practice and public policy worldwide. Although variously used, ‘diversity’ tends to refer to patterns of social difference in terms of certain key categories. Today the foremost categories shaping discourses and policies of diversity include race, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, sexuality and age... Read more...

  10. Digital Publics

    Cultural Political Economy, Financialisation and Creative Organisational Politics
    By John Michael Roberts

    Today we oftentimes hear academics, commentators, pundits, and politicians telling us that new media has transformed activism, providing an array of networks for ordinary people to become creatively involved in a multitude of social and political practices. But what exactly is the ideology lurking behind these positive claims made about digital publics... Read more...

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