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New and Published Books

  1. Youth Street Gangs

    A critical appraisal

    By David C. Brotherton

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Gangs have been heavily pathologized in the last several decades. In comparison to the pioneering Chicago School's work on gangs in the 1920s we have moved away from a humanistic appraisal of and sensitivity toward the phenomenon and have allowed the gang to become a highly plastic folk devil...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice

    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe

    Edited by Judith van Erp, Wim Huisman, Gudrun Vande Walle

    The study of white-collar crime remains a central concern for criminologists around the world and research concentrates on its nature, prevalence, causes and responses. However, most books on white-collar crime tend to focus on Anglo-American examples, which is surprising given the amount of rich...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender Politics in Transitional Justice

    By Catherine O'Rourke

    Series: Transitional Justice

    What role do transitional justice processes play in determining the gender outcomes of transitions from conflict and authoritarianism? What is the impact of transitional justice processes on the human rights of women in states emerging from political violence? Gender Politics in Transitional...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Restorative Justice in Transition

    By Kerry Clamp

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    This book explores how restorative justice is used and what its potential benefits are in situations where the state has been either explicitly or implicitly involved in human rights abuses. Restorative justice is increasingly becoming a popular mechanism to respond to crime in democratic settings...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Collective Violence, Democracy and Protest Policing

    By David R Mansley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    In this book David Mansley argues that the frequency with which violence intrudes on to the streets is related to both how society is governed and how it is policed. With the help of an innovative methodology, he quantifies and tests three variables – collective violence, democracy and protest...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

    Edited by Perry Stanislas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Municipal Corporate Security in International Context

    By Kevin Walby, Randy K Lippert

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Corporate security is a form of regulation that involves centralized management of access control, physical security, personnel security, and information security inside an organization. For all the research on public policing, national security, and private contract security in sociology,...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge