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  1. The Study of Violent Crime

    Its Correlates and Concerns

    By Scott Mire, Cliff Roberson

    Violence is a complex subject that is rooted in a multitude of disciplines, including not only criminology but also psychology, sociology, biology, and other social science disciplines. It is only through understanding violence as a concept that we can hope to respond to it appropriately and to...

    Published December 13th 2010 by CRC Press

  2. Rethinking Violence

    Edited by Vittorio Bufacchi

    Violence is a prevalent and persistent theme in all aspects of human affairs. A comprehensive understanding of violence therefore requires exposure to the research coming out from all the disciplines in the social sciences: their different methodologies, findings and insights. This book promotes...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Narcos Over the Border

    Gangs, Cartels and Mercenaries

    Edited by Robert J Bunker

    The book takes a hard hitting look at the drug wars taking place in Mexico between competing gangs, cartels, and mercenary factions; their insurgency against the Mexican state; the narco-violence and terrorism that is increasingly coming over the border into the United States, and its...

    Published November 14th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Living Through Terror

    Edited by Suvendrini Perera, Antonio Traverso

    In the era of war on terror, the term terror has tended to be applied to its sudden eruptions in the metropolises of the global north. This volume directs its attention to terror’s manifestations in other locations and lives. The title Living Through Terror refers both to the pervasiveness of...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Prejudice and Sexuality

    By Stephen Tomsen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    The binary model of sexuality can be devastating and even fatal for people left outside the category of heterosexuality. Essentialist categories of sexuality and gender are often enforced by harassment and violence, as is clear in the case of violence directed against sexual minorities such as...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Fatal Violence

    Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms

    By Ronald M. Holmes, Stephen T. Holmes

    From serial murderers to parents who kill, Fatal Violence: Case Studies and Analysis of Emerging Forms provides an insider’s look at a phenomenon that has existed since the dawn of man and cuts across social/economic barriers and cultures. Offering a rare glimpse into the minds of predators and...

    Published June 22nd 2010 by CRC Press

  7. The Scene of Violence

    Cinema, Crime, Affect

    By Alison Young

    In the contemporary fascination with images of crime, violence gets under our skin and keeps us enthralled. The Scene of Violence explores the spectator’s encounter with the cinematic scene of violence – rape and revenge, homicide and serial killing, torture and terrorism. Providing a detailed...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community

    Risk Management, Treatment and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Karen Harrison

    Sex offenders, and in particular paedophiles, have been the subject of much political and media attention, producing intensive debates about the best way of dealing with them. This book explores these issues, evaluating the measures in use or being considered, including drug treatment, MAPPA, the...

    Published February 28th 2010 by Willan

  9. Family Violence and Criminal Justice

    A Life-Course Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Brian P. Payne, Randy R. Gainey

    The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other agencies. The linkage among child abuse, partner violence and elder abuse is scrutinized,...

    Published October 31st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Genocidal Crimes

    By Alex Alvarez

    Series: Key Ideas in Criminology

    Genocide has emerged as one of the leading problems of the twentieth century. No corner of the world seems immune from this form of collective violence. While many individuals are familiar with the term, few people have a clear understanding of what genocide is and how it is carried out. This book...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge