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Routledge Advances in Criminology

This series explores the critical issues within criminology and offers the latest insight into the field through international case studies and timely theoretical debates.

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11-18 of 18 results in Routledge Advances in Criminology
  1. Biology and Criminology

    The Biosocial Synthesis

    By Anthony Walsh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Numerous criminologists have noted their dissatisfaction with the state of criminology. The need for a new paradigm for the 21st century is clear. However, many distrust biology as a factor in studies of criminal behavior, whether because of limited exposure or because the orientation of...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Family Life and Youth Offending

    Home is Where the Hurt is

    By Raymond Arthur

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The contention that young people commit offences due to inadequate parenting and parental difficulties has been an abiding feature of the debates on juvenile offending. Previously this evidence has been used to design prevention programmes for young offenders who have been processed by the criminal...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Violence of Incarceration

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality

    By Stephen Tomsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour

    Amoral Panics

    By Stuart Waiton

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Antisocial behaviour is becoming a universally accepted problem and one that dominates the political and popular imagination. By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, this book reposes the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Violence of Incarceration

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. China’s Death Penalty

    History, Law and Contemporary Practices

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Hooked: Drug War Films in Britain, Canada, and the U.S.

    By Susan C. Boyd

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Drug prohibition emerged at the same time as the discovery of film, and their histories intersect in interesting ways. This book examines the ideological assumptions embedded in the narrative and imagery of one hundred fictional drug films produced in Britain, Canada, and the U.S. from 1912 to 2006...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Young Men and Domestic Abuse
    By David Gadd, Claire Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Stephanie Alger, Ian Butler
    To Be Published March 14th 2015

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