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  1. Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána

    By Vicky Conway

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these...

    To Be Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth-century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England

    By Ken MacMillan

    Stories of True Crime in Tudor and Stuart England is an original collection of thirty stories of true crime during the period 1580-1700. Published in short books known as chapbooks, these stories proliferated in early modern popular literature. The chapbooks included in this collection describe...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Living Through Terror

    Edited by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

    In the era of war on terror, the term terror has tended to be applied to its sudden eruptions in the metropolises of the global north. This volume directs its attention to terror’s manifestations in other locations and lives. The title Living Through Terror refers both to the pervasiveness of...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Public Indecency in England 1857-1960

    'A Serious and Growing Evil’

    By David J Cox, Kim Stevenson, Candida Harris, Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Throughout the nineteenth century and twentieth century, various attempts were made to define and control problematic behaviour by use of the somewhat nebulous concept of ‘indecency’ by legal and legislative means, though remarkably public indecency remains a much under-researched aspect and period...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Crime in Ireland Since 1800

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Genealogy of Public Security

    The Theory and History of Modern Police Powers

    By Giuseppe Campesi

    There are many histories of the police as a law-enforcement institution, but no genealogy of the police as a form of power. This book provides a genealogy of the modern police by tracing the evolution of ‘police science’ and of police institutions in Europe, from the ancien régime to the early 19th...

    To Be Published August 30th 2015 by Routledge

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