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  1. Theories of Crime

    Edited by Ian Marsh

    Presenting a clear, comprehensive review of theoretical thinking on crime, this book encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of classic and contemporary theories and provides an interdisciplinary approach to criminology through the contributions of sociology, psychology and biology. A...

    Published July 30th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Ageing, Crime and Society

    Edited by Azrini Wahidin, Maureen Cain

    The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Willan

  3. Captured by the Media

    Edited by Paul Mason

    This book turns on the television, opens the newspaper, goes to the cinema and assesses how punishment is performed in media culture, investigating the regimes of penal representation and how they may contribute to a populist and punitive criminological imagination. It places media discourse in...

    Published October 31st 2005 by Willan

  4. Forensic Psychologists Casebook

    Psychological profiling and criminal investigation

    Edited by Laurence Alison

    This book aims to demonstrate how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, providing practical information about the type of reports provided by psychologists and behavioural advisors, and set within a broader theoretical context. It asks the question 'What do practitioners...

    Published May 31st 2005 by Willan

  5. Questioning Crime and Criminology

    Edited by Moira Peelo, Keith Soothill

    This is a text for criminology students designed to take them to the heart of the contradictions, confusions and blurred boundaries around the subject of crime, about what crime is, about social regulation and control, and about social responsibility. It focuses on the key questions and issues...

    Published April 30th 2005 by Willan

  6. The New Punitiveness

    Edited by John Pratt, David Brown, Mark Brown, Simon Hallsworth, Wayne Morrison

    Throughout much of the western world more and more people are being sent to prison, one of a number of changes inspired by a 'new punitiveness' in penal and political affairs. This book seeks to understand these developments, bringing together leading authorities in the field to provide a...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  7. Crime Science

    Edited by Melissa J Smith, Nick Tilley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book provides an introduction to crime science, setting out its essentials. It provides a major statement of the nature and aspirations of crime science, and presents a series of case studies providing examples, in different settings, of the approach in action, ranging from preventing crime...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  8. Street Crime

    By Simon Hallsworth

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Street crime remains high on the public and political agenda, and is frequently the subject of media attention and concern. This book aims to provide a detailed and accessible account of the phenomenon, placing the subject in its theoretical, historical and political context. It addresses the...

    Published January 31st 2005 by Willan

  9. Reclaiming the Streets

    By Roy Coleman

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of...

    Published August 31st 2004 by Willan

  10. Analysing Women's Imprisonment

    By Pat Carlen, Anne Worrall

    In both the UK and the rest of the world there have been rapid increases in the numbers of women in prison, which has led to an acceleration of interest in women's crimes and the social control of women, and women's experience of both prison and the criminal justice system is very different to...

    Published April 30th 2004 by Willan

Forthcoming Books

  1. Public Order and Private Lives (Routledge Revivals): The Politics of Law and Order
    By Michael Brake, Chris Hale
    To Be Published August 10th 2014
  2. Criminal Enterprise
    By Christopher Harding
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  3. Crime, Truth and Justice
    Edited by George Gilligan, John Pratt
    To Be Published August 15th 2014
  4. The Politics of Abolition Revisited
    By Thomas Mathiesen
    To Be Published August 29th 2014
  5. Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching
    By Gavin J. D. Smith
    To Be Published September 12th 2014

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