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  1. The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. State Crime

    Edited by William Chambliss, Chris Moloney

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    In modern times, the most egregious crimes are undoubtedly those committed, incited, or condoned by states (as well as by de facto authorities exerting political and military control over a substantial territory, such as FARC in Colombia). Indeed, both within and without the academy, there is a...

    Published September 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Criminal Law and Policy in the European Union

    By Samuli Miettinen

    Series: Routledge Research in EU Law

    This book takes stock of the development of EU criminal law from the establishment of the ECSC to the first European Union criminal law directives passed after the Lisbon Treaty. The work considers criminal offences established at EU level, the effects of EU law on national criminalization, the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Asylum Seeking and the Global City

    By Francesco Vecchio

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Asylum seeking and the global city are two major contemporary subjects of analysis to emerge both in the literature and in public and official discourses on human rights, urban socioeconomic change and national security. Based on extensive, original ethnographic research, this book examines the...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Radicalization

    The Life Writings of Political Prisoners

    By Melissa Dearey

    Expanding the influence of auto/biography studies into cultural criminology, Radicalization: The Life Writings of Political Prisoners addresses the origins, processes and cultures of terrorist criminality and political resistance in a globalized world. Criminologists and penologists have long been...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. Street Art, Public City

    Law, Crime and the Urban Imagination

    By Alison Young

    What is street art? Who is the street artist? Why is street art a crime? Since the late 1990s, a distinctive cultural practice has emerged in many cities: street art, involving the placement of uncommissioned artworks in public places. Sometimes regarded as a variant of graffiti, sometimes called...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge