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1-10 of 17 results in Routledge Studies in Crime and Society
Transgressing the Borders
It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with...
Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge
As politicians, public bodies and non-Governmental organisations continue to profess an interest in making peace with the past, this highly original study explores the motivation, significance and legacy of ‘making public’ experiences of state violence in Northern Ireland. Based on a synthesis of...
Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge
Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,...
Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
Examining sex worker clients
Sex work has been a contentious issue in a variety of ways throughout history – socially, morally, ethically, religiously and politically. Traditionally noted as one of the oldest professions in the world, sex work has commonly been demonised and is often viewed as a social disgrace. While sex work...
Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge
Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival
Women’s incarceration is on the rise globally and this has significant intergenerational, economic and humanitarian costs for communities across the world. While there have been efforts to implement reform, particularly in countries such as Canada, UK, US and Australia, the growing evidence...
Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Language and the Just Society
The words we use to talk about justice have an enormous impact on our everyday lives. As the first in-depth, ethnographic study of language, Talking Criminal Justice examines the speech of moral entrepreneurs to illustrate how our justice language encourages social control and punishment. This...
Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge
National and international contexts
This book aims to bring together the pioneering research on gender based violence that has been conducted by the Centre for Gender and Violence Research at the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol. Topics discussed include violence in young people’s relationships, prostitution policy,...
Published August 18th 2014 by Routledge
Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes
Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their interactions with victims can potentially affect the victim’s reaction to and recovery...
Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge
This study examines the ways in which the moral community is "talked into being" in relation to crime, and the objects of concern that typically occupy its attention. It maps the imagined moral universe of the virtuous and the criminal and charts the relations between these two groups in the "...
Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge
Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control? Are there more structural roots for the increase in surveillance?This book attempts to find...
Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge
Collective Violence, Democracy and Protest Policing
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Prostitution in the Community: Attitudes, Action and Resistance
To Be Published June 29th 2015
Rural Crime and Community Safety
To Be Published July 22nd 2015
State Crime, Women and Gender
To Be Published October 7th 2015
Men, Masculinities and Violence: An Ethnographic Study
To Be Published November 30th 2015
Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: International Perspectives
To Be Published January 31st 2016
Child Trafficking in the EU
To Be Published April 15th 2016
Order and Conflict in Public Space
To Be Published May 1st 2016