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  1. Crime and Media

    A Reader

    Edited by Chris Greer

    Series: Routledge Student Readers

    This engaging and timely collection gathers together for the first time key and classic readings in the ever-expanding area of crime and media. Comprizing a carefully distilled selection of the most important contributions to the field, Crime and Media: A Reader tackles a wide range of issues...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Key Readings in Criminology

    Edited by Tim Newburn

    Key Readings in Criminology provides a comprehensive single-volume collection of readings in criminology. It provides students with convenient access to a broad range of excerpts (over 150 readings) from original criminological texts and key articles, and is designed to be used either as a...

    Published August 31st 2009 by Willan

  3. Environmental Crime

    A Reader

    Edited by Rob White

    Environmental crime is a topic of growing international importance. This book provides a general introduction and overview of this issue by presenting key articles and source material in the emerging area of green or environmental criminology. The focus for the collection is environmental crime,...

    Published July 31st 2009 by Willan

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Folk Devils and Moral Panics
    By Stanley Cohen
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  2. Reclaiming the Streets
    By Roy Coleman
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. Defining and Defying Organised Crime: Discourse, Perceptions and Reality
    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. Crime, Inequality and Power
    By Eileen B. Leonard
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  5. Power and Crime
    By Vincenzo Ruggiero
    To Be Published April 16th 2015

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