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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Green Cultural Criminology

    Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

    By Avi Brisman, Nigel South

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations. It spans the micro to the macro—from individual-level environmental crimes and...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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. The book compares and contrasts the differences between early criminal behavior and today's modern forms of crime. It also explores society’s...

    To Be Published June 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. 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...

    To Be Published July 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 14th 2014 by Willan

  6. 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 14th 2014 by Willan

  7. 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 September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematizations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematization of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. Its central concern is to consider how crime has been conceived as problem, and to address the responses that have been suggested to deal with it. The book uses developments in Denmark –...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge