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  1. 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 21st 2008 by Willan

  2. Understanding Criminal Behaviour

    Psychosocial Approaches to Criminality

    By David W. Jones

    Our understanding of criminal behaviour and its causes has been too long damaged by the failure to integrate fully the emotional, psychological, social and cultural influences on the way people behave.This book aims to integrate psychological and criminological perspectives in order to better...

    Published January 1st 2008 by Willan

  3. Crime, Inequality and the State

    Edited by Mary Vogel

    Why has crime dropped while imprisonment grows? This well-edited volume of ground-breaking articles explores criminal justice policy in light of recent research on changing patterns of crime and criminal careers. Highlighting the role of conservative social and political theory in giving rise to...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  4. 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 25th 2007 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2007 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 1st 2007 by Willan

  7. 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 March 1st 2007 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. 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 January 1st 2007 by Willan

  10. 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 January 1st 2007 by Willan