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New and Published Books

  1. No-Body Homicide Cases

    A Practical Guide to Investigating, Prosecuting, and Winning Cases When the Victim Is Missing

    By Thomas A.(Tad) DiBiase

    How do you prove someone guilty of murder when the best piece of evidence—the victim’s body—is missing? Exclusively dedicated to the investigation and prosecution of no-body homicide cases, this book provides the author’s insight gained from investigating and trying a no-body case along with what...

    Published November 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Human Smuggling and Border Crossings

    By Gabriella Sanchez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Graphic narratives of tragedies involving the journeys of irregular migrants trying to reach destinations in the global north are common in the media and are blamed almost invariably on human smuggling facilitators, described as rapacious members of highly structured underground transnational...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations

    A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

    By Dennis G. Fitzgerald

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

    Published November 4th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Fighting Financial Crime in the Global Economic Crisis

    Edited by Nicholas Ryder, Umut Turksen, Sabine Hassler

    Series: The Law of Financial Crime

    Many commentators, regulatory agencies and politicians have blamed the risky behaviour of both financial institutions and their actors for the collapse of the United States sub-prime mortgage market which in turn precipitated the global 'Credit Crunch'. This edited volume explores how financial...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Anti-Terrorism Law and Normalising Northern Ireland

    By Jessie Blackbourn

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    The Northern Ireland peace process has been heralded by those involved as a successful example of transformation from a violent conflict to a peaceful society. This book examines the implementation of the Belfast Agreement in Northern Ireland, and evaluates whether its goal to establish a normal,...

    Published July 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Green Cultural Criminology

    Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

    By Avi Brisman, Nigel South

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations. It spans the micro to the macro—from individual-level environmental crimes and...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Drugs and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding...

    Published March 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Changing Lives, Changing Drug Journeys

    Drug taking decisions from adolescence to adulthood

    By Lisa Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book describes how a group of young people make decisions about drug taking. It charts the decision making process of recreational drug takers and non-drug takers as they mature from adolescence into young adulthood. With a focus upon their perceptions of different drugs, it situates their...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge