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  1. Policing and Human Rights

    The Meaning of Violence and Justice in the Everyday Policing of Johannesburg

    By Julia Hornberger

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    Policing and Human Rights analyses the implementation of human rights standards, tracing them from the nodal points of their production in Geneva, through the board rooms of national police management and training facilities, to the streets of downtown Johannesburg. This book deals with how...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Surveillance, Capital and Resistance

    Theorizing the Surveillance Subject

    By Michael McCahill, Rachel L. Finn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Surveillance, Capital and Resistance is a major contribution to current debates on the subjective experience of surveillance. Based on a large research project undertaken in a Northern City in the UK and focusing mainly on the use of surveillance in the context of policing and security, the book...

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice

    By Martin A. Andresen

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Just Authority?

    Trust in the Police in England and Wales

    By Jonathan Jackson, Ben Bradford, Betsy Stanko, Katrin Hohl

    What does it mean to trust the police? What makes the police legitimate in the eyes of the policed? What builds trust, legitimacy and cooperation, and what undermines the bond between police and the public? These questions are central to current debates concerning the relationship between the...

    Published January 26th 2014 by Willan

  6. Online Child Sexual Abuse

    Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World

    By Elena Martellozzo

    Online Child Sexual Abuse: Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World addresses the complex, multi-faceted and, at times, counter-intuitive relationships between online grooming behaviours, risk assessment, police practices, and the actual danger of subsequent abuse in...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Crimes of Mobility

    Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

    By Ana Aliverti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion and control against those who defy the state’s powers over its territory and...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Science of Crime Measurement

    Issues for Spatially-Referenced Crime Data

    By Martin A. Andresen

    Crime statistics are ubiquitous in modern society – but how accurate are they? This book investigates the science of crime measurement focussing on four main questions: how do we count crime? How do we calculate crime rates? Are there other measurements of crime? What are the issues surrounding...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico and the Americas

    The Gangs and Cartels Wage War

    Edited by Robert J Bunker

    In recent years, the south-western border of the United States has come under increasing pressure from the activities of Mexican narco-insurgents. These insurgents have developed rapidly from beginnings as nebulous gangs into networked cartels that have exposed the porosity of the border. These...

    Published July 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Sex Trafficking

    A Private Law Response

    By Tsachi Keren-Paz

    Sex Trafficking: A Private Law Response examines existing and potential causes of action against sex traffickers, clients and the state and argues for fair and effective private law remedies. Combining a theoretical inquiry about the borders of liability in torts and restitution with a political...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge