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  1. An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    4th Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Willan

  2. Handbook of Human Rights

    Edited by Thomas Cushman

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    In mapping out the field of human rights for those studying and researching within both humanities and social science disciplines, the Handbook of Human Rights not only provides a solid foundation for the reader who wants to learn the basic parameters of the field, but also promotes new thinking...

    Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Abolition Revisited
    By Thomas Mathiesen
    To Be Published September 5th 2014
  2. Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching
    By Gavin J. D. Smith
    To Be Published September 12th 2014
  3. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research
    Edited by Wesley Jennings
    To Be Published October 24th 2014
  4. Crime Linkage: Theory, Research, and Practice
    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell
    To Be Published October 28th 2014
  5. Feminism and Global Justice
    By Kerry Carrington
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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