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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. 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 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis 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...

    To Be Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Folk Devils and Moral Panics

    By Stanley Cohen

    Series: Routledge Classics

    'Richly documented and convincingly presented' -- New Society Mods and Rockers, skinheads, video nasties, designer drugs, bogus asylum seeks and hoodies. Every era has its own moral panics. It was Stanley Cohen’s classic account, first published in the early 1970s and regularly revised, that...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities

    Beyond the Usual Distinctions

    By Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and...

    To Be Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    To Be Published January 6th 2015 by Routledge