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  1. Crime and the Rise of Modern America

    A History from 1865–1941

    By Kristofer Allerfeldt

    In Crime and the Rise of Modern America, Kristofer Allerfeldt studies the crimes, criminals, and law enforcement that contributed to a uniquely American system of crime and punishment from the end of the Civil War to the eve of World War II to understand how the rapidly-changing technology of...

    Published February 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Public Criminology?

    By Ian Loader, Richard Sparks

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    What is the role and value of criminology in a democratic society? How do, and how should, its practitioners engage with politics and public policy? How can criminology find a voice in an agitated, insecure and intensely mediated world in which crime and punishment loom large in government agendas...

    Published July 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology

    Edited by Keith Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology brings the history of criminological thought alive through a collection of fascinating life stories. The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and...

    Published November 26th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe, 1500-1900

    Edited by Richard McMahon

    This book explores the relationship between crime, law and popular culture in Europe from the sixteenth century onwards. How was crime understood and dealt with by ordinary people and to what degree did they resort to or reject the official law and criminal justice system as a means of dealing with...

    Published April 30th 2008 by Willan

  5. International Criminology

    A Critical Introduction

    By Rob Watts, Judith Bessant, Richard Hil

    International Criminology is an easy-access critical introduction to how conventional criminologists in the international arena think about and research crime. By using examples from the US, UK and Australia, the authors outline key ideas, vocabulary, assumptions and findings of the discipline...

    Published February 13th 2008 by Routledge

  6. A History of Drug Use in Sport: 1876 – 1976

    Beyond Good and Evil

    By Paul Dimeo

    This book offers a new history of drug use in sport. It argues that the idea of taking drugs to enhance performance has not always been the crisis or ‘evil’ we now think it is. Instead, the late nineteenth century was a time of some experimentation and innovation largely unhindered by talk of...

    Published July 10th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Chicago School of Criminology, 1914-1945

    Edited by Piers Beirne

    Between 1915 and the early 1940s, sociological research in the United States was dominated by various academic disciplines at the University of Chicago, particularly those of political science and sociology. To journalists, social reformers and sociologists the ever-changing and fascinating...

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge


    Brothers in Crime by Clifford Shaw, Henry D. McKay and James F. McDonald

    Edited by Piers Bierne

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge


    The Hobo: The Sociology of the Homeless Man by Nels Anderson

    Edited by Piers Bierne

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge


    Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Areas by Clifford Shaw and Henry D. McKay

    Edited by Piers Bierne

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 6th 2005 by Routledge