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Forthcoming Theories of Crime Books

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  1. Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Richard Wortley, Michael Townsley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    The environmental perspective in criminology comprises a range of overlapping theories and approaches. At the core, it is bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful analyses of these environmental influences...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Theorizing Resistance

    Music, Politics, and the Crimes of the Powerful

    By David Kauzlarich

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Theorizing Resistance examines the extent to which music constructions provide windows for opposition and resistance to forms of state crime and violence such as war, human rights abuses, oppression, and corruption. The analysis is based on rich ethnographic, documentary, and participant...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  3. 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 2016 by Routledge

  4. 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 February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Crime Prevention

    Theory, Methods and Evaluation

    By Martin A. Andresen

    The field of crime prevention is a mainstay in criminology and criminal justice. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the field, examining its theoretical development, methods of prevention and the way in which these methods are tested and evaluated. Core coverage includes: A modern...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  6. Sport and Criminology

    A Critical Perspective

    By Laura Kelly, Peter Millward, Emma Poulton

    Series: Frontiers of Sport

    Sport and crime are both culturally and politically significant aspects of social life, both interesting sites within which to study social practices and processes. Despite sharing some obvious touchstone issues, such as violence, security and corruption, the disciplines of sport studies and...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Criminology

    Edited by Joseph F Donnermeyer

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Traditionally criminologists have tended to focus their attention on urban crimes, yet in recent years a number of books and articles have shifted their focus towards the rural. This is unsurprising given that 49% of the world’s population lives in small towns, villages and farms. Rural Criminology...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  8. Homicide, Gender and Responsibility

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Sandra Walklate

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Global Perspectives on Desistance

    Reviewing what we know and looking to the future

    Edited by Joanna Shapland, Stephen Farrall, Anthony Bottoms

    Why do people stop offending? What makes offenders start thinking about desisting? What encourages them? What puts them off? Are the processes the same for women and men? What are the processes by which offenders are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community?These are just some of the...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge