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  1. Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime

    Future selves and the constancy of change

    By Ben Hunter

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    The MPs’ expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about ‘elite’ individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Qualitative Criminology

    Edited by Heith Copes, J. Mitchell Miller

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry. After decades of limited use, there has been a notable resurgence in crime ethnography, naturalistic inquiry, and related forms of fieldwork addressing crime and related...

    Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Judicial Institutions

    The architecture of international justice at home and abroad, 2nd Edition

    By Richard J. Goldstone, Adam M. Smith

    Series: Global Institutions

    This fully-updated and much expanded second edition provides a much needed, short and accessible introduction to the current debates in international humanitarian law. Written by a former UN Chief Prosecutor and a leading international law expert, this book analyses the legal and political...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Transitional Justice and Legacies of State Violence

    By Lisa White

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    As politicians, public bodies and non-Governmental organisations continue to profess an interest in making peace with the past, this highly original study explores the motivation, significance and legacy of ‘making public’ experiences of state violence in Northern Ireland. Based on a synthesis of...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    3rd Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and...

    Published March 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Policing in Hong Kong

    History and Reform

    By Kam C. Wong

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the...

    Published March 5th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Transnational Crime

    Edited by James Sheptycki

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    A variety of crime phenomena—including, but by no means limited to, white-collar crime and corruption, environmental crime, and ‘traditional’ organized crime—vie for the attention of international policymakers and researchers. Crime-control responses differ across the globe and the editor of this...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge