New and Published Books
1-10 of 13 results in Routledge Studies in Crime and Society
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 19th 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 17th 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 10th 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 4th 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 April 30th 2014 by Routledge
Within criminology ‘the state’ is often ignored as an active participant, or represented as a neutral force. While state crime studies have proliferated, criminologists have not paid attention to the history and impact of resistance to state crime. This book recognises that crimes of the state...
Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge
Labour, Regulation and the Political Economy of the Stripping Industry
Striptease and other types of erotic dance increasingly make up a large, lucrative and visible part of the sex industries in the United Kingdom and 'lap dancing' has become the focus of many important contemporary debates about gender, work and sexuality. This new book from Teela Sanders and Kate...
Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge
Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes...
Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge
Theorizing the Surveillance Subject
Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book...
Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge
Labour, Mobility and Sexual Services
Sex work has always attracted policy, public and prurient interest. Currently, legal frameworks in developed countries range from prohibition, through partial legalisation to active regulation. Globalisation has increased women’s mobility between developing and developed countries at the same time...
Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge
Queer Sex Work
To Be Published January 29th 2015
Transitional Justice and Legacies of State Violence
To Be Published February 16th 2015
Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders
To Be Published February 26th 2015
Why Men Buy Sex: Examining sex worker clients
To Be Published March 1st 2015
Rural Crime and Community Safety
To Be Published April 30th 2015
Child Trafficking in the EU
To Be Published June 14th 2015
Men, Masculinities and Violence: An Ethnographic Study
To Be Published June 14th 2015