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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook on the Study of Multiple Perpetrator Rape

    A multidisciplinary response to an international problem.

    Edited by Miranda A.H Horvath, Jessica Woodhams

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Whilst there is considerable literature on rape from various perspectives, there is very little that focuses on rape committed by multiple perpetrators (also referred to as group or gang rape). For the first time, this handbook brings together international multi-disciplinary perspectives on...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Drugs and Crime

    4th Edition

    By Philip Bean

    A high proportion of crimes committed in Britain are drugs-related, with many offenders having a documented history of drug use. However, the direct link between drugs and crime is often less clear than is supposed and this text attempts to achieve a better understanding of these and surrounding...

    Published March 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control?

    Theory, Policy and Practice Explored

    Edited by Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe, John Deering

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Sex offending, and in particular child sex offending, is a complex area for policy makers, theorists and practitioners. A focus on punishment has reinforced sex offending as a problem that is essentially ‘other’ to society and discourages engagement with the real scale and scope of sexual offending...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Situational Prevention of Poaching

    Edited by Andrew M Lemieux

    Series: Crime Science Series

    For centuries, criminologists have looked for scientific ways to study, understand, and ultimately prevent crime. In this volume, a unique offense, poaching, is explored in various contexts to determine what opportunity structures favor this crime and how situational crime prevention may reduce its...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Criminology

    Evolution, Theory, and Practice

    By Martin A. Andresen

    The field of environmental criminology is a staple theoretical framework in contemporary criminological theory. With this book, Martin Andresen presents the first comprehensive and sole-authored textbook on this influential and compelling school of criminological thought. He covers a wide range of...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Handbook of Surveillance Studies

    Edited by Kirstie Ball, Kevin Haggerty, David Lyon

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Surveillance is a central organizing practice. Gathering personal data and processing them in searchable databases drives administrative efficiency but also raises questions about security, governance, civil liberties and privacy. Surveillance is both globalized in cooperative schemes, such as...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Corruption and Organized Crime in Europe

    Illegal partnerships

    By Philip Gounev, Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: Organizational Crime

    In Corruption and Organised Crime in Europe, Gounev and Ruggiero present a discussion of the relation between organized criminals and corruption in the EU’s 27 Member States. The book draws on research and scholarly work the editors carried out, respectively, within the Center for the Study of...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice

    By Nicola Groves, Terry Thomas

    This book aims to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the subject of domestic violence and its interaction with the criminal justice system- including agencies such as the police, the Crown Prosecution Service, the probation service and Children's Services, the courts and the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Affect and Cognition in Criminal Decision Making

    Edited by Jean-Louis van Gelder, Henk Elffers, Danielle Reynald, Daniel S Nagin

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Research and theorizing on criminal decision making has not kept pace with recent developments in other fields of human decision making. Whereas criminal decision making theory is still largely dominated by cognitive approaches such as rational choice-based models, psychologists, behavioral...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge