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  1. Suicidal Mass Murderers

    A Criminological Study of Why They Kill

    By John Liebert, William J. Birnes

    On April 16, 2007, Cho Seung-Hui, a student at Virginia Tech with a history of mental illness, became the perpetrator of the most infamous school shooting in the history of the United States. In the aftermath of the killings and Cho’s subsequent suicide, one primary question emerged: Why? Suicidal...

    Published February 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Youth in Crisis?

    'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    Few issues attract greater concern and censure than those that surround youth 'gangs'. Paradoxically, youth researchers have conventionally been reluctant to even use the term 'gang' but, more recently, such reluctance has receded. Indeed, it is increasingly claimed that – in particular urban...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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