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  1. The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities

    Beyond the Usual Distinctions

    By Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research

    Edited by Wesley Jennings

    This book provides a comprehensive dissemination of theoretically grounded and empirically sound research on sex offenders and sex offending. It uses diverse methodological approaches with implications for the research of criminal justice policy and practice. The chapters derive from and focus on...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Subcultural Theory

    By David Downes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of delinquent subcultures. It also takes an...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Inequality, Crime and Public Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Braithwaite

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, Inequality, Crime, and Public Policy integrates and interprets the vast corpus of existing research on social class, slums, and crime, and presents its own findings on these matters. It explores two major questions. First, do policies designed to redistribute wealth and...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Crime Linkage

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media—CSI, for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can...

    Published October 26th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Feminism and Global Justice

    By Kerry Carrington

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Kerry Carrington takes a bold, critical and reflexive approach to understanding the global divisions and inequalities that shape distinctive patterns of gender and crime. The book argues that in order for feminist criminology to enhance its conceptual and political relevance in the...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Opening the Black Box

    The Work of Watching

    By Gavin J. D. Smith

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras are a prominent, if increasingly familiar, feature of urbanism. They symbolize the faith that spatial authorities place in technical interventions for the treatment of social problems. CCTV was principally introduced to sterilize municipalities, to govern...

    Published October 8th 2014 by Routledge