'A Serious and Growing Evil’
Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour by use of the somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’ by legal and legislative means, though remarkably public indecency remains a much under-researched aspect and period...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Post-war legacies, present practices and new understandings
This book provides a survey of key issues in the study and management of War Crimes for academics, practitioners and policy makers and contextualises current issues in both a chronological historical dimension and a historical methodology. Approaching this topic in such a way allows the author to...
To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge
Gendering Understandings of Violence, Disorder and Protest in England and Wales 1784-2010
Though there has been much work on the change in attitudes towards violence since the late eighteenth century, little attention has been paid to the gendered profile of its development or the consequent differential cultural understandings of criminality manifested by men and women, as well as...
To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge
Crime and violence in the modern state
This ground-breaking collection of research-based chapters addresses the themes of shame, blame and culpability in their historical perspective in the broad area of crime, violence and the modern state, drawing on less familiar territories such as Russia and Greece, not just on material from...
Published January 2nd 2014 by Routledge