The years 2008-12 saw waves of political and social protest take place across the world, from the Occupy Movement, to the Arab Spring, to the London riots. These protests took place in the context of the global economic crash and the immediate political response. This book uses original empirical...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
Towards a new Ultra-Realism
This book provides a short, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Ultra-Realism: a unique and radical school of criminological thought that has been developed by the authors over a number of years. After first outlining existing schools of thought, their major intellectual flaws and...
To Be Published May 18th 2015 by Routledge
Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it...
Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge
This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of...
Published June 12th 2012 by Routledge
Crime, Exclusion and the New Culture of Narcissm
This book offers the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's criminal identities and consumer culture. Using unique data taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession, the book aims to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities,...
Published September 1st 2008 by Willan