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  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...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reclaiming the Streets

    By Roy Coleman

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  3. Intersectionality and Criminology

    Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime

    By Hillary Potter

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis....

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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...

    Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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