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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 139 new and published books in the subject of Theories of Crime — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Public Order and Private Lives (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Law and Order

    By Michael Brake, Chris Hale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Public Order and Private Lives is a radical examination of the political forces which shaped the law and order debate in Britain at that time. The authors offer a significant and provoking analysis of Conservative policies on crime, showing that, ironically, they created...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Radicalization

    The Life Writings of Political Prisoners

    By Melissa Dearey

    Expanding the influence of auto/biography studies into cultural criminology, Radicalization: The Life Writings of Political Prisoners addresses the origins, processes and cultures of terrorist criminality and political resistance in a globalized world. Criminologists and penologists have long been...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  3. Criminal Enterprise

    By Christopher Harding

    This is a study of agency in the field of criminal liability, considering the respective roles of individuals and organisations and the allocation of criminal responsibility to these different kinds of actor. The issue of criminal responsibility, which is informed by both the sociological analysis...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Willan

  4. Crime, Truth and Justice

    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt

    This book is concerned to analyse the production of criminological knowledge, with particular reference to one of the most important institutions in the western world involved in this -the official inquiry. The core focus of this book is thus to investigate the structures and processes of official...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Willan

  5. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Edited by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb, Paul Giannasi, John Grieve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively it examines a range of pertinent areas with the ultimate aim of providing a...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation

    By Robert C. Winters, Julie L. Globokar, Cliff Roberson

    An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation is a student-friendly textbook that defines and explains the concepts of crime, criminal law, and criminology. Ideal for a one-semester course, the book compares and contrasts early criminal behavior and today’s modern forms of crime. It also explores...

    Published June 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

    Edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough, Klara Kerezsi, René Lévy, Sonja Snacken

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and to counterbalance the impact of the – sometimes insular and ethnocentric – Anglo-American...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Cesare Lombroso Handbook

    Edited by Paul Knepper, Per Jørgen Ystehede

    The Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso (1835 – 1909) is the single-most important figure in the founding of criminology and the study of aberrant conduct in the human sciences. The Cesare Lombroso Handbook brings together essays by leading Lombroso scholars and is divided into four main parts,...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Abolition Revisited
    By Thomas Mathiesen
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  2. Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching
    By Gavin J. D. Smith
    To Be Published September 12th 2014
  3. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research
    Edited by Wesley Jennings
    To Be Published October 24th 2014
  4. Crime Linkage: Theory, Research, and Practice
    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  5. Feminism and Global Justice
    By Kerry Carrington
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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