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  1. Queer Sex Work

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Why Men Buy Sex

    Examining sex worker clients

    By Philip Birch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  3. Women Exiting Prison

    Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival

    Edited by Bree Carlton, Marie Segrave

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  4. Talking Criminal Justice

    Language and the Just Society

    By Michael J Coyle

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and 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

  5. Understanding Gender Based Violence

    National and international contexts

    Edited by Nadia Aghtaie, Geetanjali Gangoli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  6. Rape, Victims, and Investigations

    Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes

    By Shana L Maier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  7. Collective Morality and Crime in the Americas

    By Christopher Birkbeck

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  8. Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel, Chiara Fonio, Pieter Wagenaar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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

  9. State Crime and Resistance

    Edited by Elizabeth Stanley, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Flexible Workers

    Labour, Regulation and the Political Economy of the Stripping Industry

    By Teela Sanders, Kate Hardy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    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 9th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Transitional Justice and Legacies of State Violence
    By Lisa White
    To Be Published March 18th 2015
  2. Criminology and War: Transgressing the Borders
    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry
    To Be Published April 3rd 2015
  3. Collective Violence, Democracy and Protest Policing
    By David R Mansley
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  4. Prostitution in the Community: Attitudes, Action and Resistance
    By Sarah Kingston
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015
  5. Rural Crime and Community Safety
    By Vania A Ceccato
    To Be Published July 22nd 2015
  6. State Crime, Women and Gender
    By Victoria Ellen Collins
    To Be Published October 15th 2015
  7. Child Trafficking in the EU
    By Pete Fussey, Paddy Rawlinson
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  8. Men, Masculinities and Violence: An Ethnographic Study
    By Anthony Ellis
    To Be Published November 30th 2015
  9. Homicide, Gender and Responsibility: International Perspectives
    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate
    To Be Published January 31st 2016

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