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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Public Order and Private Lives (Routledge Revivals)

    The Politics of Law and Order

    By Michael Brake, Chris Hale

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, Public Order and Private Lives is a radical examination of the political forces which shaped the law and order debate in Britain at that time. The authors offer a significant and provoking analysis of Conservative policies on crime, showing that, ironically, they created...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Victimology (Routledge Revivals)

    The Victim and the Criminal Justice Process

    By Sandra L. Walklate

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of the victims of crime and the way in which they are treated in society generally, and in the criminal justice process in particular. The study of victims of crime is important to academics, the wider community...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. New Directions in Crime and Deviancy

    Edited by Simon Winlow, Rowland Atkinson

    Criminology is at a crossroads. In the last two decades it has largely failed to produce the kind of new intellectual frameworks and empirical data that might help us to explain the high levels of crime and interpersonal violence that beset inner city areas and corrode community life. Similarly, it...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Punishment

    By Thom Brooks

    Punishment is a topic of increasing importance for citizens and policymakers. Why should we punish criminals? Which theory of punishment is most compelling? Is the death penalty ever justified? These questions and many others are addressed in this highly engaging guide. Punishment is a critical...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge