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  1. Black Men, Invisibility and Crime

    Towards a Critical Race Theory of Desistance

    By Martin Glynn

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Past studies have suggested that offenders desist from crime due to a range of factors, such as familial pressures, faith based interventions or financial incentives. To date, little has been written about the relationship between desistance and racialisation. This book seeks to bring much needed...

    Published December 1st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Youth Justice

    Ideas, Policy, Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Roger Smith

    The exciting new edition of this well-loved textbook offers a fully expanded and revised account and analysis of the youth justice system in the UK, taking into account and fully addressing the significant changes that have taken place since the second edition in 2007.The book maintains its...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Policing and Media

    Public Relations, Simulations and Communications

    By Murray Lee, Alyce McGovern

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    This book examines the relationship between police, media and the public and analyses the shifting techniques and technologies through which they communicate. In a critical discussion of contemporary and emerging modes of mediatized police work, Lee and McGovern demonstrate how the police engage...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime

    Edited by Coretta Phillips, Colin Webster

    The disproportionate criminalisation and incarceration of particular minority ethnic groups has long been observed, though much of the work in criminology has been dominated by a somewhat narrow debate. This debate has concerned itself with explaining this disproportionality in terms of structural...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Rural Criminology

    By Joseph F Donnermeyer, Walter Dekeseredy

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    Rural crime is a fast growing area of interest among scholars in criminology. From studies of agricultural crime in Australia, to violence against women in Appalachia America, to poaching in Uganda, to land theft in Brazil -- the criminology community has come to recognize that crime manifests...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Policing Non-Citizens

    By Leanne Weber

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Criminologists are increasingly turning their attention to the many points of intersection between immigration and crime control. This book discusses the detection of unlawful non-citizens as a distinct form of policing which is impacting on a growing range of agencies and sections of society. It...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Cognition and Crime

    Offender Decision Making and Script Analyses

    Edited by Benoit Leclerc, Richard Wortley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing...

    Published August 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Myth of Moral Panics

    Sex, Snuff, and Satan

    By Bill Thompson, Andy Williams

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    This study provides a comprehensive critique - forensic, historical, and theoretical - of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers from fundamental flaws that make it a myth rather than a viable academic perspective....

    Published August 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Hate Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Nathan Hall

    Since the publication of the first edition of 'Hate Crime' in 2005, interest in this subject as a scholarly and political domain has grown considerably both in Britain and North America, but significantly also in many other parts of the world. As such, this second edition fully revises and updates...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge