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Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

Edited by Kim Stevenson, Judith Rowbotham, David Nash

This series is a collaboration between Routledge and the SOLON consortium (promoting studies in law, crime and history), to present cutting edge interdisciplinary research in crime and criminal justice history, through monographs and thematic collected editions which reflect on key issues and dilemmas in criminology and socio-legal studies by locating them within a historical dimension. The series emphasizes inspiring historical and historiographical methodological approaches to contextualise and understand current priorities and problems and aims to highlight the best, most innovative interdisciplinary work from both new and established scholars in the field, through focusing on the enduring historical resonances to current core criminological and socio-legal issues.

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  1. Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory

    By Lizzie Seal

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Shame, Blame, and Culpability

    Crime and violence in the modern state

    Edited by Judith Rowbotham, Marianna Muravyeva, David Nash

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána

    By Vicky Conway

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

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