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  1. Police Culture

    Themes and Concepts

    By Tom Cockcroft

    Police culture has for over half a century attracted interest from academics, students, policy-makers, police institutions and the general public. However, the literature of this area has proven to be diverse, sprawling and prone to contradiction which has led to an enthralling yet intricate body...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Biometrics

    Bodies, Technologies, Biopolitics

    By Joseph Pugliese

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    Biometric technologies, such as finger- or facial-scan, are being deployed across a variety of social contexts in order to facilitate and guarantee identity verification and authentication. In the post-9/11 world, biometric technologies have experienced an extraordinary period of growth as concerns...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Foundations of Offender Rehabilitation

    By Sharon Casey, Andrew Day, Jim Vess, Tony Ward

    The past three decades has seen dramatic changes in the way in which the criminal justice system responds to those who break the law. The old claim in the field of correctional psychology that "nothing works" has strongly been refuted in the face of evidence from rehabilitation programmes that do...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Policing in an Age of Austerity

    A postcolonial perspective

    By Graham Ellison, Mike Brogden

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Serial Killers

    Psychiatry, Criminology and Responsibility

    By Francesca Biagi-Chai

    Francesca Biagi-Chai’s book - a translation from the French of Le Cas Landru - tackles the issue of criminal responsibility in the case of serial killers, and other 'mad' people who are nonetheless deemed to be answerable before the law. The author, a Lacanian psychoanalyst and senior psychiatrist...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation

    By Danielle Tyson

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The partial defence of provocation is one of the most controversial doctrines within the criminal law. It has now been abolished in a number of international jurisdictions. Addressing the trajectory of debates about reform of the provocation defence across different jurisdictions, Sex, Culpability...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  7. Biology and Criminology

    The Biosocial Synthesis

    By Anthony Walsh

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Numerous criminologists have noted their dissatisfaction with the state of criminology. The need for a new paradigm for the 21st century is clear. However, many distrust biology as a factor in studies of criminal behavior, whether because of limited exposure or because the orientation of...

    Published July 10th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Legitimacy and Compliance in Criminal Justice

    Edited by Adam Crawford, Anthea Hucklesby

    Questions of legitimacy and issues of compliance lie at the heart of criminal justice systems and policies. Recent years have seen greater recognition and awareness of the essential role of legitimacy, trust and public confidence in underpinning the effectiveness of criminal justice practices and...

    Published June 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. New Directions in Criminological Theory

    Edited by Steve Hall, Simon Winlow

    This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Crime Control and Community

    Edited by Gordon Hughes, Adam Edwards

    Community-based crime control has become one of the principal policy responses to crime and disorder across western societies, and is regarded now as one of the keys to successful crime prevention and reduction. The aim of this book is to bring together findings from case studies of community-based...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge