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New and Published Books

  1. Secrecy, Law and Society

    Edited by Greg Martin, Rebecca Scott Bray, Miiko Kumar

    Commentators have shown how a ‘culture of security’ ushered in after the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 has involved exceptional legal measures and increased recourse to secrecy on the basis of protecting public safety and safeguarding national security. In this context, scholars have...

    To Be Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Punishment

    Edited by Richard Jones, Richard Sparks

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    A thorny question faced by all civilized societies is what to do when people commit crime, and, in particular, how criminals are to be punished. Yet the nature of punishment, its justifications, aims, and effects has varied markedly throughout history and across—and within—cultures. These matters...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A. Schlosser

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Revitalizing Criminological Theory:

    Towards a new Ultra-Realism

    By Steve Hall, Simon Winlow

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides a short, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Ultra-Realism: a unique and radical school of criminological thought that has been developed by the authors over a number of years. After first outlining existing schools of thought, their major intellectual flaws and...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Victims and Restorative Justice

    Edited by Inge Vanfraechem, Daniela Bolívar Fernández, Ivo Aertsen

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Out of Sight

    By Robert McAuley

    Youth crime is simultaneously a social problem and an intrinsic part of consumer culture: while images of gangs and gangsters are used to sell global commodities, young people not in work and education are labelled as antisocial and susceptible to crime. This book focuses on the lives of a group...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  9. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Making Crime Television

    Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast

    By Anita Lam

    This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As a unique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process, Making Crime Television:...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge