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  1. Violent Femmes

    Women as Spies in Popular Culture

    By Rosie White

    Series: Transformations

    The female spy has long exerted a strong grip on the popular imagination. With reference to popular fiction, film and television Violent Femmes examines the figure of the female spy as a nexus of contradictory ideas about femininity, power, sexuality and national identity. Fictional representations...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Power, Conflict and Criminalisation

    By Phil Scraton

    Drawing on a body of empirical, qualitative work spanning three decades, this unique text traces the significance of critical social research and critical analyses in understanding some of the most significant and controversial issues in contemporary society. Focusing on central debates in the UK...

    Published October 17th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Psychology and Crime

    By Francis Pakes, Jane Winstone

    Society today is fascinated by crime. Crime is a hot topic in the media, so that people are continually exposed to criminal events, portrayals of those who commit them, and the suffering of victims. Yet the reality of crime is often very different from how it is portrayed in the media. Most crime...

    Published September 30th 2007 by Willan

  4. Criminal Justice Theory

    Explaining the Nature and Behavior of Criminal Justice

    Edited by Edward R. Maguire, David E. Duffee

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Criminal Justice Theory is the first comprehensive volume on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice. The authors argue that theory in criminal justice is currently underdeveloped and inconsistently applied, especially in comparison to the role of theory in the study of crime itself. In...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Governance and Regulation in Social Life

    Essays in Honour of W.G. Carson

    Edited by Augustine Brannigan, George Pavlich

    Comprising fourteen articles by leading international contributors, including some of the most prominent socio-legal and criminological scholars working in the field, this volume is currently the only work available that critically examines W.G. Carson and his crucial influence in the turn towards...

    Published February 21st 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Inventing Fear of Crime

    By Murray Lee

    Over the past four decades the fear of crime has become an increasingly significant concern for criminologists, victimologists, policy makers, politicians, police, the media and the general public. For many practitioners reducing fear of crime has become almost as important an issue as reducing...

    Published December 31st 2006 by Willan

  7. Issues in Green Criminology

    Edited by Piers Beirne, Nigel South

    Issues in Green Criminology: confronting harms against environments, humanity and other animals aims to provide, if not a manifesto, then at least a significant resource for thinking about green criminology, a rapidly developing field. It offers a set of specially written introductions and a...

    Published December 31st 2006 by Willan

  8. Expanding the Criminological Imagination

    Edited by Alana Barton, Karen Corteen, David Scott, Dave Whyte

    This book brings together a series of writings on the problems facing contemporary criminology, highlighting the main theoretical priorities of critical analysis and their application to substantive case studies of research in action. Its main aim is to establish the conceptual and practical...

    Published October 31st 2006 by Willan

  9. The Effects of Imprisonment

    Edited by Alison Liebling, Shadd Maruna

    Series: Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

    As the number of prisoners in the UK, USA and elsewhere continues to rise, so have concerns risen about the damaging short term and long term effects this has on prisoners. This book brings together a group of leading authorities in this field, both academics and practitioners, to address the...

    Published August 31st 2006 by Willan

  10. Theorizing Surveillance

    Edited by David Lyon

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 31st 2006 by Willan