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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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  1. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Re-Imagining Juvenile Justice

    By Barry Goldson

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Re-imagining Juvenile Justice explores major concepts, issues, debates and controversies in the field of juvenile justice both nationally and internationally. It seeks to fundamentally reconceptualise or, as the title implies, ‘re-imagine’ juvenile justice. The book historicises contemporary...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cybercrime in Progress

    Theory and Prevention of Technology-Enabled Offenses

    By Thomas J Holt, Adam M Bossler

    Series: Crime Science Series

    The research literature on cybercrime has increased dramatically over the last decade as scholars from criminology, sociology, computer science/engineering, and information security have examined these issues from both technical and social science perspectives. This book offers a comprehensive...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics

    Edited by Jonathan Jacobs, Jonathan Jackson

    The study of criminal justice ethics considers crucial criminological and philosophical issues, such as the meaning of right and wrong, what constitutes proper conduct, the nature of justice, and the practical moral problems that institutions and actors face. Research and analysis in this area is...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book introduces, articulates and lays out a progressive agenda for Queer Criminology. Just as Feminist Criminology was a response to male-centred criminological studies, Queer Criminology moves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) issues from the margins to the centre of...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different...

    To Be Published November 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Criminology of Pleasure

    By Mike McGuire, Simon Hallsworth

    The Criminology of Pleasure offers a new way of thinking about crime and crime control, as it maintains that the very rationale of the criminal justice system lies in the channelling of desire and regulating of pleasure. Criminology has only confronted the importance of the desire/pleasure...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Juvenile Delinquency

    An Integrated Approach, 3rd Edition

    By James Burfeind, Dawn Jeglum Bartusch

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to juvenile delinquency, looking at the nature and extent of delinquency, theoretical explanations for its prevalence and the response from the criminal justice system. This book adopts an integrated approach, placing research in its theoretical context...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge International Handbook of Life-Course Criminology

    Edited by Arjan Blokland, Victor van der Geest

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The importance of life-course criminology for both academic criminology and criminal justice policy is hard to exaggerate. Since its introduction in the latter half of the 1980s, the meticulous study of distinct career dimensions, like onset, frequency and crime mix, has yielded a wealth of...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge