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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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  1. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. What is Criminology About?

    Philosophical Reflections

    Edited by Don Crewe, Ronnie Lippens

    Since its inception criminology has had trouble answering the question of what it is about. But although many consider the answer to this question to be self-evident, this book pursues the provocative possibility that criminology does not know what the object of its study is; it merely knows what...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Positive Criminology

    Edited by Natti Ronel, Dana Segev

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Positive criminology is an approach that places emphasis on forces of integration and social inclusion that are experienced positively by target individual and groups, and may contribute to positive change within the individual or group. It offers a more holistic view, which acknowledges that...

    To Be Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queer Sex Work

    Edited by Mary Laing, Katy Pilcher, Nicola Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Sex work is a subject of significant contestation across academic disciplines, as well as within legal, medical, moral, feminist, political and socio-cultural discourses. A large body of research exists, but much of this focuses on the sale of sex by women to men and ignores other performances,...

    To Be Published January 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Criminology and War

    Transgressing the Borders

    Edited by Sandra Walklate, Ross McGarry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    It is widely observed that the study of war has been paid limited attention within criminology. This is intellectually curious given that acts of war have occurred persistently throughout history and perpetuate criminal acts, victimisation and human rights violations on a scale unprecedented with...

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Preventing Genocide and Mass Killing

    A criminological approach

    By Taylor Seybolt

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book is about the prevention of genocide and mass killing, presenting a pragmatic theory founded on the theories of crime prevention. A series of mass atrocities over the past decade and a half, together with the emergence of the normative belief that governments are responsible for the...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Lone-Actor Terrorists

    A behavioural analysis

    By Paul Gill

    Series: Political Violence

    This book provides the first detailed empirical analysis of lone-actor terrorism. Focusing upon a range of factors, including who lone-actor terrorists are, how they differ from each other (and from other kinds of terrorists), their developmental pathways into terrorism, their pre-attack behaviors...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    3rd Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic populations. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge