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  1. Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

    Edited by Walter S. DeKeseredy, Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is a collection of original essays specifically designed to offer students, faculty, policy makers, and others an in-depth overview of the most up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions made by critical criminologists around the...

    Published October 25th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Immigration, Social Integration and Crime

    A Cross-National Approach

    By Luigi M. Solivetti

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    The problem of social control has constituted the acid test for the entire issue of immigration and integration. But whilst recent studies show that the crime rate for non-nationals is three, four or more, times higher than that of the country’s 'own' citizens, academic interest in these statistics...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy

    Edited by Julia Davidson, Petter Gottschalk

    Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a...

    Published August 17th 2011 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Administrative Reforms and Democratic Governance

    Edited by Jean-Michel Eymeri-Douzans, Jon Pierre

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    After a quarter of a century of implementation of New Public Management (NPM) reform strategies, this book assesses the major real outcomes of these reforms on states and public sectors, at both the organisational level and a more political level. Unlike most previous accounts of reform, this book...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal

    A Sociology of Rights

    By Lydia Morris

    Asylum, Welfare and the Cosmopolitan Ideal: A Sociology of Rights puts forward the argument that rights must be understood as part of a social process: a terrain for strategies of inclusion and exclusion but also of contestation and negotiation. Engaging debate about how ‘cosmopolitan’ principles...

    Published December 23rd 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Community Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Todd R Clear, John R Hamilton, Jr., Eric Cadora

    Community Justice discusses concepts of community within the context of justice policy and programs, and addresses the important relationship between the criminal justice system and the community in the USA. Taking a bold stance in the criminal justice debate, this book argues that crime management...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Immigration and American Democracy

    Subverting the Rule of Law

    By Robert Koulish

    While the idea of immigration embodies America’s rhetorical commitment to democracy, recent immigration control policies also showcase abysmal failures in democratic practice. Immigration and American Democracy examines these failures in terms of state sovereignty, neoliberalism, and...

    Published December 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Drugs

    America's Holy War

    By Arthur Benavie

    Using the best scientific evidence, Drugs: America's Holy War explores the impact and cost of America’s "War on Drugs" – both in tax spending and in human terms. Is it possible that US drug policies are helping to proliferate, not prevent, a multitude of social ills including: homicide, property...

    Published November 23rd 2008 by Routledge