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  1. Lifers

    Seeking Redemption in Prison

    By John Irwin

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment – an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty...

    Published June 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour

    Amoral Panics

    By Stuart Waiton

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Antisocial behaviour is becoming a universally accepted problem and one that dominates the political and popular imagination. By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, this book reposes the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the...

    Published June 8th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Criminal Careers

    By Keith Soothill, Claire Fitzpatrick, Brian Francis

    The study of criminal careers is of increasing interest in criminology. It is now generally recognised that it is important to try to understand criminal behaviour across the life-course rather than focusing on fragmented incidents which provide only a partial picture. This is an accessible text...

    Published April 30th 2009 by Willan

  4. Addressing Offending Behaviour

    Context, Practice and Value

    Edited by Simon Green, Elizabeth Lancaster, Simon Feasey

    Offending behaviour is one of the most talked about issues in contemporary society. What can be done to stop people reoffending? What can be done to help people escape their criminal lifestyles? This book aims to review and analyse the different ways in which these questions are addressed in...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by Willan

  5. Biosocial Criminology

    New Directions in Theory and Research

    Edited by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem....

    Published September 30th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Criminal Identities and Consumer Culture

    Crime, Exclusion and the New Culture of Narcissm

    By Steve Hall, Simon Winlow, Craig Ancrum

    This book offers the first in-depth investigation into the relationship between today's criminal identities and consumer culture. Using unique data taken from criminals locked in areas of permanent recession, the book aims to uncover feelings and attitudes towards a variety of criminal activities,...

    Published August 31st 2008 by Willan

  7. Criminology: The Key Concepts

    By Martin O'Brien, Majid Yar

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Criminology: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and comprehensive study guide and reference resource that will take you through all the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society. Topics covered in this easy to use A-Z guide include:...

    Published June 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  8. Crimes Against Nature

    Environmental Criminology and Ecological Justice

    By Rob White

    Crimes Against Nature provides a systematic account and analysis of the key concerns of green criminology, written by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book draws upon the disciplines of environmental studies, environmental sociology and environmental management as well as...

    Published May 31st 2008 by Willan

  9. Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis

    Edited by Richard Wortley, Lorraine Mazerolle

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Environmental criminology is a generic label that covers a range of overlapping perspectives. At the core, the various strands of environmental criminology are bound by a common focus on the role that the immediate environment plays in the performance of crime, and a conviction that careful...

    Published May 31st 2008 by Willan

  10. Crime, Social Control and Human Rights

    From Moral Panics to States of Denial, Essays in Honour of Stanley Cohen

    Edited by David Downes, Paul Rock, Christine Chinkin, Conor Gearty

    The work of Stanley Cohen over four decades has come to acquire a classical status in the fields of criminology, sociology and human rights. His writing, research, teaching and practical engagement in these fields have been at once rigorously analytical and intellectually inspiring. It amounts to a...

    Published February 20th 2008 by Willan