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New and Published Books

  1. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. International Developments in Investigative Interviewing

    Edited by Tom Williamson, Becky Milne

    This book examines international developments in investigative interviewing. It analyses the cases and other factors leading to the paradigm shift in a number of countries, it considers issues that are of current interest to practitioners and academics including the continuing calls for the use of...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  3. Collective Violence, Democracy and Protest Policing

    By David R Mansley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    In this book David Mansley argues that the frequency with which violence intrudes on to the streets is related to both how society is governed and how it is policed. With the help of an innovative methodology, he quantifies and tests three variables – collective violence, democracy and protest...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

    Edited by Perry Stanislas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Investigative Interviewing

    Edited by Tom Williamson

    The objective of this book is to review the position of investigative interviewing in a variety of different countries, with different types of criminal justice systems, and consists of chapters written by leading authorities in the field, both academics and practitioners. A wide range of often...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  7. 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...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Preventing Violence in Australia

    Policy, Practice and Solutions

    Edited by Andrew Day, Ephrem Fernandez MD

    This book has been written for all of those who are interested in understanding and preventing violence in Australia. Whether it occurs in the home, in the workplace, whilst out socialising or on the sports field, the personal, social, and economic costs of violence are often profound. Not only...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Federation Press

  9. Children of Prisoners

    Edited by Anna Eriksson, Catherine Flynn

    Children of Prisoners will focus on a much-overlooked criminological issue: children whose parents are incarcerated. The papers are drawn from a range of disciplines and comprise a combination of research findings and practice reflections, addressing complementary areas and topics including: care...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Federation Press

  10. Narco-Cults

    Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars

    By Tony M. Kail

    Those who know about how spirituality plays into the world of drug smuggling have likely heard of Santa Muerte, Jesus Malverde, and Santería, but the details of the more obscure African religions and Latin American folk saints and cults often remain a mystery. While the vast majority of these...

    Published April 15th 2015 by CRC Press