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  1. Criminological Theory

    Assessing Philosophical Assumptions

    By Anthony Walsh

    Criminologists can benefit from questioning the underlying assumptions upon which they rest their work. Philosophy has the ability to clarify our thoughts, inform us of why we think about things the way we do, solve contradictions in our thinking we never knew existed, and even dissolve some...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

    By Alana Van Gundy

    Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice offers an insightful look at the primarily masculine-driven perspective on crime and justice through the lens of feminist theory. This first installment in the Theoretical Criminology series presents the argument that an increased understanding of the...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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