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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Criminal Recidivism

    Explanation, prediction and prevention

    By Georgia Zara, David P. Farrington

    Criminal Recidivism intends to fill a gap in the criminological psychology literature by examining the processes underlying persistent criminal careers. This book aims to investigate criminal recidivism, and why, how and for how long an individual continues to commit crimes, whilst also reviewing...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Willan

  2. Young Men and Domestic Abuse

    By David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger, Ian Butler

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Surveys reveal that domestic abuse is more commonplace among teenagers and young adults than older populations, yet surprisingly little is written about young men’s involvement in it. Reporting on a three-year study based in the UK, this book explores young men’s involvement in domestic abuse,...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Pre-crime

    Pre-emption, precaution and the future

    By Jude McCulloch, Dean Wilson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Pre-crime aims to pre-empt ‘would-be-criminals’ and predict future crime. Although the term is borrowed from science ?ction, the drive to predict and pre-empt crime is a present-day reality. This book critically explores this major twenty-first century development in crime and justice. This first...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance

    By Martin Glynn

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Crime, Community and Morality RPD

    By Simon Green

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes...

    To Be Published September 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses...

    To Be Published October 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Frank Tannenbaum

    The Making of a Convict Criminologist

    By Matthew Yeager

    Frank Tannenbaum and the Making of a Convict Criminologist is a historical biography about Columbia University professor Frank Tannenbaum and his contribution to American criminology. Tannenbaum was a major figure in criminology in the early twentieth century, and then changed his focus largely to...

    To Be Published November 19th 2015 by Routledge