Series: Political Violence
This book explores the evolutionary context of terrorism and political violence. Evolutionary thinking has come to permeate both biological and social-science theorising, but has not yet been applied systematically to the areas of terrorism and political violence. While much serious criminality...
To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Key Ideas in Criminology
Prevention curtails freedom: cancer prevention entails not smoking; accident prevention entails putting pills in childproof containers; crime prevention entails not stealing things and hitting people. Prevention is usually seen as quite unexciting. Preventive medicine is less dramatic than surgery,...
To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Crime Science Series
Human physique and behaviour has been shaped by the pressures of natural selection. This is received wisdom in all scientifically informed circles. Currently, the topic of crime is rarely touched upon in textbooks on evolution and the topic of evolution rarely even mentioned in criminology...
Published April 11th 2013 by Willan