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New and Published Books

  1. 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 March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Crime Control, Politics and Policy

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Benekos, Alida V. Merlo

    This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control, and interweave themes central to the discussion: the impact of ideology, the role of...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Human Trafficking

    Critical Issues and Contexts

    Edited by Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Crime Prevention

    Theory and Practice, Second Edition

    By Stephen Schneider

    In Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice, Second Edition, Dr. Schneider has updated every chapter in this reliable text using the latest research, the most recently published articles and books, and feedback from professors and students using the first edition. Providing an introduction to dominant...

    Published December 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Reordering Security

    Crossing the Criminology/IR Divide

    Edited by Ian Loader, Sarah Percy

    Traditional security distinctions are being rapidly eroded. Lines drawn between war and crime are blurring with fateful consequences for divisions between militaries and police forces. The assumption that security should be a publicly provided good has been challenged by private security providers,...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Advances in Research on Illicit Networks

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    Social network analysis finally reached a critical mass of scholars in the field of criminology. The proven track record of network theory and methods in fostering new advances in our understanding of crimes and criminals has extended the web of researchers willing to integrate this approach to...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Surveillance in Europe

    Edited by David Wright, Reinhard Kreissl

    Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion’s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of...

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Logical Investigative Methods

    Critical Thinking and Reasoning for Successful Investigations

    By Robert J. Girod

    All too often, professional investigations fail because those involved jump to conclusions and draw faulty premises that leave the trail cold. Correct conclusions are not the result of guessing, but by applying efficient thought processes. Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and...

    Published September 24th 2014 by CRC Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Violent Workplace
    By P.A.J Waddington, Doug Badger
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  2. New Directions in Surveillance and Privacy
    Edited by Benjamin J. Goold, Daniel Neyland
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. Rioting in the UK and France
    Edited by David Waddington, Fabien Jobard
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. Selling Security
    By Alison Wakefield
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  5. Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary China

    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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