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  1. 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...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Power and Crime

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book provides an analysis of the two concepts of power and crime and posits that criminologists can learn more about these concepts by incorporating ideas from disciplines outside of criminology. Although arguably a 'rendezvous' discipline, Vincenzo Ruggiero argues that criminology can gain...

    Published April 17th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Crime, Inequality and Power

    By Eileen B. Leonard

    Crime, Inequality and Power challenges the dominant definitions of crime and the criminal through its uniquely comparative approach. In this book Eileen Leonard analyzes multiple forms of criminal behavior in the United States, including violence, sexual assault, theft, and drug law violations,...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime

    Future selves and the constancy of change

    By Ben Hunter

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    The MPs’ expenses scandal in England and Wales and the international banking crisis have both brought into focus a concern about ‘elite’ individuals and their treatment by criminal justice systems. This interest intersects with a well-established concern within criminology for the transgressions of...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Criminology

    By W. A. Bonger

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1936, provides an introduction to the various branches of criminology, including criminal psychology and criminology as an applied science. This title also provides an overview of some of the different criminological schools and theories. This book will be of interest...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Living Through Terror

    Edited by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

    In the era of war on terror, the term terror has tended to be applied to its sudden eruptions in the metropolises of the global north. This volume directs its attention to terror’s manifestations in other locations and lives. The title Living Through Terror refers both to the pervasiveness of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge