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New and Published Books

  1. A Hands-On Introduction to Forensic Science

    Cracking the Case

    By Mark Okuda, Frank H. Stephenson, PhD.

    One failing of many forensic science textbooks is the isolation of chapters into compartmentalized units. This format prevents students from understanding the connection between material learned in previous chapters with that of the current chapter. Using a unique format, A Hands-On Introduction to...

    Published October 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Criminal Law

    Edited by Neil Boister, Robert J. Currie

    Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them. Transnational criminal law covers both the international treaty obligations which require States to introduce specific substantive measures into their...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Opening the Black Box

    The Work of Watching

    By Gavin J. D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Black Flag (Routledge Revivals)

    A look back at the strange case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

    By Brian Jackson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this book reassesses the case of Sacco and Vanzetti, two Italian immigrant anarchists living in Boston in 1920. The pair were accused of a payroll robbery and the murder of two guards for which they were arrested and, after a long trial based on inadequate and prejudiced...

    Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

    Edited by Sharon Pickering, Julie Ham

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship often driven by some of the original lines of inquiry of the Chicago School. Historically,...

    Published September 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge