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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Revitalizing Criminological Theory:

    Towards a new Ultra-Realism

    By Steve Hall, Simon Winlow

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides a short, comprehensive and accessible introduction to Ultra-Realism: a unique and radical school of criminological thought that has been developed by the authors over a number of years. After first outlining existing schools of thought, their major intellectual flaws and...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Edited by Gregg Barak

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations. In contrast, the...

    To Be Published June 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cognition and Crime

    Offender Decision Making and Script Analyses

    Edited by Benoit Leclerc, Richard Wortley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Victims

    Trauma, testimony and justice

    By Ross McGarry, Sandra Walklate

    The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Riots and Political Protest

    By Simon Winlow, Steve Hall, Daniel Briggs, James Treadwell

    The years 2008 to 2013 saw a new generation of political protestors take to the streets. Riots disrupted many Western cities and new protest movements emerged, keen to address a bleak context of economic collapse and austerity politics. In this groundbreaking new study, Winlow, Hall, Briggs and...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 20th 2015 by Willan