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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 139 new and published books in the subject of Theories of Crime — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. The New Criminology

    For a Social Theory of Deviance, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Taylor, Paul Walton, Jock Young

    "The New Criminology was written at a particular time and place; it was a product of 1968 and its aftermath: a world turned upside down .It was a time of great changes in personal politics and a surge of politics on the left: Marxism, Anarchism, Situationism as well as radical social democratic...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Epidemiological Criminology

    Theory to Practice

    Edited by Eve Waltermaurer, Timothy A. Akers

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Epidemiological criminology is an emerging paradigm which explores the public health outcomes associated with engagement in crime and criminal justice. This book engages with this new theory and practice-based discipline drawing on knowledge from criminology, criminal justice, public health,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Feminist Criminology

    By Claire M. Renzetti

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research. In this...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Evolution and Crime

    By Jason Roach, Ken Pease

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Human physique and behaviour has been shaped by the pressures of natural selection. This is received wisdom in all scientifically informed circles. Currently, the topic of crime is rarely touched upon in textbooks on evolution and the topic of evolution rarely even mentioned in criminology...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Willan

  7. The Delinquent Solution (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Subcultural Theory

    By David Downes

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1966, The Delinquent Solution presents a study of crime associated with the nature of subcultures. The book discusses issues such as the concept and theory of subcultures, the life of delinquent gangs, and the English experience of delinquent subcultures. It also takes an...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Inequality, Crime and Public Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Braithwaite

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1979, Inequality, Crime, and Public Policy integrates and interprets the vast corpus of existing research on social class, slums, and crime, and presents its own findings on these matters. It explores two major questions. First, do policies designed to redistribute wealth and...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Patterns, Prevention, and Geometry of Crime

    Edited by Martin A. Andresen, J. Bryan Kinney

    Series: Crime Science Series

    P&P Brantingham’s enormous contribution to criminology has paved the way for major theoretical and empirical developments in the understanding of crime and its respective patterns, prevention, and geometry. In this unique collection of original essays, Andresen and Kinney bring together leading...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice

    Causes and Remedies in North American and European Criminal Justice Systems

    Edited by C. Ronald Huff, Martin Killias

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    This innovative work builds on Huff and Killias’ earlier publication (2008), but is broader and more thoroughly comparative in a number of important ways: (1) while focusing heavily on wrongful convictions, it places the subject of wrongful convictions in the broader contextual framework of...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Politics of Abolition Revisited
    By Thomas Mathiesen
    To Be Published September 4th 2014
  2. Opening the Black Box: The Work of Watching
    By Gavin J. D. Smith
    To Be Published September 11th 2014
  3. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research
    Edited by Wesley Jennings
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  4. Crime Linkage: Theory, Research, and Practice
    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell
    To Be Published October 27th 2014
  5. Feminism and Global Justice
    By Kerry Carrington
    To Be Published October 30th 2014

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