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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Willan

  3. 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...

    To Be Published August 15th 2014 by Willan

  4. The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call...

    To Be Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Opening the Black Box

    The Work of Watching

    By Gavin J. D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern...

    To Be Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Crime Linkage

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    A sufficient body of psychological research has amassed in the area of behavioural consistency and the detection of serial offenders. A number of innovations are also taking place in the field which have important implications for the practice of crime linkage and its use by police and the courts....

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research

    Edited by Wesley Jennings

    This book provides a comprehensive dissemination of theoretically grounded and empirically sound research on sex offenders and sex offending. It uses diverse methodological approaches with implications for the research of criminal justice policy and practice. The chapters derive from and focus on...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Feminism and Global Justice

    By Kerry Carrington

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that for feminism to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the 21st century requires...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have evolved...

    To Be Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge