Trauma, Testimony and Justice
The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to...
To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge
Transgressing the Borders
It has been argued that criminologists have generally avoided the topic of war, but in recent years there have been a surge interest in this area and a range of studies, including work on mass violence and armed conflict, the war on terror, war crimes, genocide and sexual violence in war.This book...
To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge
Security, Risk and Resilience
Over the last decade there has been a significant growth in literature dealing with terrorism, though it is only more recently that scholars within mainstream sociology and criminology began to seriously grapple with the problem of terrorism and the questions that it poses for the discipline. This...
To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge
This book provides a lucid and highly acclaimed introduction to gender issues in crime and criminal justice, central to any understanding of crime and criminal justice policy and practice. This second edition has been updated to take full account of recent developments, particularly in the areas...
Published January 10th 2013 by Willan
The Victim and the Criminal Justice Process
Series: Routledge Revivals
First published in 1989, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the victims of crime and the way in which they are treated in society generally, and in the criminal justice process in particular. The study of victims of crime is important to academics, the wider community...
Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge
Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories is a wide-ranging collection of essays exploring the stories that can be told by and about objects and those who choose to collect them. Examining objects and collecting in different historical, social and institutional contexts, an international,...
Published May 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology
In the late 1950s, Barbara Wootton memorably remarked that if men behaved like women the criminal courts would be idle and the prisons empty. Wootton was among the first to ask fundamental and challenging questions of criminology; about its structure as a discipline and its explanatory potential...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes – and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, bullying, rape and murder as well as domestic violence. Written by leading academics from a variety...
Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge
Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation
The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of...
Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge
Series: The Basics
As crime continues to be a high profile issue troubling politicians, the public and the media alike, the study of criminology has boomed. Providing an international and comparative introduction to the discipline, Criminology: The Basics is an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical...
Published May 23rd 2011 by Routledge