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Forthcoming Violent Crime Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Innovations and Advancements in Sex Offender Research

    Edited by Wesley Jennings

    This book provides a comprehensive dissemination of theoretically grounded and empirically sound research on sex offenders and sex offending. It uses diverse methodological approaches with implications for the research of criminal justice policy and practice. The chapters derive from and focus on...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Youth Violence Prevention

    Edited by Terrance Taylor

    Youth violence is a pressing social concern and this book examines several elements of youth violence prevention. It offers state-of-the-art research on several different topics including: the relationship between bullying offending and victimization; the relationship between race and the code...

    To Be Published November 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Criminal Markets and Mafia Proceeds

    Edited by Ernesto U. Savona, Francesco Calderoni

    This book estimates the proceeds of crime and mafia revenues for different criminal markets such as sexual exploitation, drugs, illicit cigarettes, loan sharking, extortion racketeering, counterfeiting, illicit firearms, illegal gambling and illicit waste management. It is the first time that...

    To Be Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Critical Issues on Violence Against Women

    International Perspectives and Promising Strategies

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Bonnie S. Fisher, Véronique Jaquier

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Violence against women is a global problem and despite a wealth of knowledge and inspiring action around the globe, it continues unabated. Bringing together the very best in international scholarship with a rich variety of pedagogical features, this innovative new textbook on violence against women...

    To Be Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Serial Murder, Spree Killing, and Atrocities

    Beyond the Usual Distinctions

    By Robert Shanafelt, Nathan W. Pino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Multiple killings by serial or spree killers and the mass violence seen in war crimes and other atrocities have typically been understood as discrete category types, which can foster the view that there are fundamentally different kinds of human beings, including "deviants" who are born evil and...

    To Be Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Pornography and Violence against Women

    By Walter DeKeseredy, Marilyn Corsianos

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Lone Wolf and Autonomous Cell Terrorism

    Edited by Jeffrey Kaplan, Heléne Lööw, Leena Malkki

    President Obama has declared that the greatest terrorist threat which America faces is attacks by lone wolf terrorists. This volume expands the lone wolf rubric to include autonomous cells: small groups of terrorists who cooperate, but operate independently. The challenge presented by lone wolves...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Genocidal Democracy

    Neoliberalism, Mass Incarceration, and the Politics of Urban Gun Violence

    By John D. Márquez

    Series: Law and the Postcolonial

    Over the past three decades, the rate at which blacks and Latinos/as murder, or are murdered, by one another in the United States has increased exponentially. Social scientists have generally argued that this ‘ghetto violence’ is but one consequence of deindustrialization and the systematic...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Disordered Personalities and Crime

    By David W Jones

    Disordered Personalities and Crime seeks to better understand how we respond to those individuals who have been labelled at various points in time as ‘morally insane’, ‘psychopathic’ or ‘personality disordered’. Individuals whose behaviour is consistent with these diagnoses present challenges to...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Crime, Violence and Visibility

    Gendering Understandings of Violence, Disorder and Protest in England and Wales 1784-2010

    By Judith Rowbotham

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Though there has been much work on the change in attitudes towards violence since the late eighteenth century, little attention has been paid to the gendered profile of its development or the consequent differential cultural understandings of criminality manifested by men and women, as well as...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge