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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. What Works (and Doesn’t) in Reducing Recidivism

    By Edward J. Latessa, Shelley L. Listwan, Deborah Koetzle

    This book offers criminologists and students an evidence-based discussion of the latest trends in corrections. Over the last several decades, research has clearly shown that rehabilitation efforts can be effective at reducing recidivism among criminal offenders. However, researchers also recognize...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Crime Prevention

    Approaches, Practices, and Evaluations, 8th Edition

    By Steven P. Lab

    This book examines several types of crime prevention approaches and their goals, including those that are designed to prevent conditions that foster deviance, those directed toward persons or conditions with a high potential for deviance, and those for persons who have already committed crimes....

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Strengthening Systems to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence

    Edited by Pat Conway, Pamela J. Cox, Patricia G. Cook-Craig, Sandra Ortega, Theresa Armstead

    Over the past 25 years, developing coordinated responses to intimate partner violence and sexual violence has improved both perpetrator accountability, and victim safety and self-determination. However, preventing intimate partner violence and sexual violence from occurring is beyond the ability of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Applied Police Research

    Challenges and opportunities

    Edited by Ella Cockbain, Johannes Knutsson

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

    Lessons from Sweden

    By Jay Levy

    In an attempt to abolish prostitution, Sweden criminalised the purchase of sex in 1999, while simultaneously decriminalising its sale. In so doing, it set itself apart from other European states, promoting itself as the pioneer of a radical approach to prostitution. What has come to be referred to...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Crime and Insecurity

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    Concerns over insecurity and questions of safety have become central issues in social and political debates across Europe and the western world. Crucial changes have followed as a result, such as a redefinition of the role of the state in relation to policing - a central theme of this book - and an...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Edited by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb, Paul Giannasi, John Grieve

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively it examines a range of pertinent areas with the ultimate aim of providing a...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge