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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Following the Proceeds of Environmental Crime

    Fish, Forests and Filthy Lucre

    Edited by Gregory Rose

    Huge quantities of natural resources are illegally harvested and their proceeds laundered in the Asia-Pacific region, fostering corruption and undermining environmental governance. Most illegal exploitation and pollution occurs in countries with poor governance capacities, but much of the sale for...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

    Edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough, Klara Kerezsi, René Lévy, Sonja Snacken

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and to counterbalance the impact of the – sometimes insular and ethnocentric – Anglo-American...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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