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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 139 new and published books in the subject of Theories of Crime — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Edited by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb, Paul Giannasi, John Grieve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively it examines a range of pertinent areas with the ultimate aim of providing a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation

    By Robert C. Winters, Julie L. Globokar, Cliff Roberson

    An Introduction to Crime and Crime Causation is a student-friendly textbook that defines and explains the concepts of crime, criminal law, and criminology. Ideal for a one-semester course, the book compares and contrasts early criminal behavior and today’s modern forms of crime. It also explores...

    Published June 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

    Edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough, Klara Kerezsi, René Lévy, Sonja Snacken

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and to counterbalance the impact of the – sometimes insular and ethnocentric – Anglo-American...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Cesare Lombroso Handbook

    Edited by Paul Knepper, Per Jørgen Ystehede

    The Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso (1835 – 1909) is the single-most important figure in the founding of criminology and the study of aberrant conduct in the human sciences. The Cesare Lombroso Handbook brings together essays by leading Lombroso scholars and is divided into four main parts,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Green Cultural Criminology

    Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide

    By Avi Brisman, Nigel South

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Over the last two decades, "green criminology" has emerged as a unique area of study, bringing together criminologists and sociologists from a wide range of research backgrounds and varying theoretical orientations. It spans the micro to the macro—from individual-level environmental crimes and...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Radicalization

    The Life Writings of Political Prisoners

    By Melissa Dearey

    Expanding the influence of auto/biography studies into cultural criminology, Radicalization: The Life Writings of Political Prisoners addresses the origins, processes and cultures of terrorist criminality and political resistance in a globalized world. Criminologists and penologists have long been...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. Madness and Crime

    By Philip Bean

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Willan

  10. Cultures of Desistance

    Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Ethnic Minorities

    By Adam Calverley

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance – that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behaviour – vary by ethnicity has received less attention. This is despite known ethnic...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Public Order and Private Lives (Routledge Revivals): The Politics of Law and Order
    By Michael Brake, Chris Hale
    To Be Published August 9th 2014
  2. Criminal Enterprise
    By Christopher Harding
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Crime, Truth and Justice
    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. The Politics of Abolition Revisited
    By Thomas Mathiesen
    To Be Published August 28th 2014
  5. Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching
    By Gavin J. D. Smith
    To Be Published September 11th 2014

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