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  1. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 17th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  2. The Dynamics of Desistance

    Charting Pathways Through Change

    By Deirdre Healy

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    It is well-established that the majority of youth offenders cease to commit crime in early adulthood, but the mechanisms behind the shift from a criminal to a conventional lifestyle are not fully understood. The Dynamics of Desistance aims to contribute to this nascent area of inquiry by providing...

    Published May 1st 2010 by Willan

  3. Offenders or Citizens?

    Readings in Rehabilitation

    Edited by Philip Priestley, Maurice Vanstone

    The punitive prison currently dominates the practice of Anglo-American criminal justice, stigmatising its victims as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to change a majority of them for the better. Books of academic 'readings' sometimes profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate....

    Published May 1st 2010 by Willan

  4. Transitions to Better Lives

    Offender Readiness and Rehabilitation

    By Andrew Day, Sharon Casey, Tony Ward, Kevin Howells, James Vess

    Transitions to Better Lives aims to describe, collate, and summarize a body of recent research – both theoretical and empirical – that explores the issue of treatment readiness in offender programming. It is divided into three sections: part one unpacks a model of treatment readiness, and...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Willan

  5. Global Environmental Harm

    Criminological Perspectives

    Edited by Rob White

    This book brings together original cutting edge work that deals with global environmental harm from a wide variety of geographical and critical perspectives. The topics covered in the book are global, regional and local in nature, although in each case there are clear transnational or global...

    Published March 1st 2010 by Willan

  6. Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology

    Edited by Keith Hayward, Shadd Maruna, Jayne Mooney

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology brings the history of criminological thought alive through a collection of fascinating life stories. The book covers a range of historical and contemporary thinkers from around the world, offering a stimulating combination of biographical fact with historical and...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Criminology

    Theory and context, 3rd Edition

    By John Tierney, Maggie O’Neill

    Criminology: theory and context, third edition, expands upon the ideas presented in previous editions, while introducing new material on critical theory, feminism, masculinities, cultural criminology and postmodernism. The text has been thoroughly updated throughout to reflect key...

    Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 1st 2009 by Willan

  10. 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 August 1st 2009 by Willan