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  1. Punishment, Places and Perpetrators

    Edited by Gerben Bruinsma, Henk Elffers, Jan De Keijser

    This book brings together an influential group of academics and researchers to review key areas of research, theory and methodology within criminology and criminal justice, and to identify the most important new challenges facing the discipline. The contributors focus on the three central themes of...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Situational Prevention of Organised Crimes

    Edited by Ronald V. Clarke, Karen Bullock, Nick Tilley

    Series: Crime Science Series

    Situational crime prevention is the art and science of reducing opportunities for crime. Despite accumulating evidence of its value in reducing many different kinds of crime - such as burglary, fraud, robbery, car theft, child sexual abuse and even terrorism - little has previously been published...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Dynamics of Desistance

    Charting Pathways Through Change

    By Deirdre Healy

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    It is well-established that the majority of youth offenders cease to commit crime in early adulthood, but the mechanisms behind the shift from a criminal to a conventional lifestyle are not fully understood. The Dynamics of Desistance aims to contribute to this nascent area of inquiry by providing...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Eyes Everywhere

    The Global Growth of Camera Surveillance

    Edited by Aaron Doyle, Randy Lippert, David Lyon

    In many countries camera surveillance has become commonplace, and ordinary citizens and consumers are increasingly aware that they are under surveillance in everyday life. Camera surveillance is typically perceived as the archetype of contemporary surveillance technologies and processes. While...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Problem of Pleasure

    Leisure, Tourism and Crime

    Edited by Carol Jones, Elaine Barclay, Rob Mawby

    The tourism and leisure industries are big business. Opportunities for leisure and tourism have escalated as disposable income, technology, travel and education have become increasingly available in recent times. However, this trend has been juxtaposed with an increase in crime,...

    Published November 20th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Reasoning Criminologist

    Essays in Honour of Ronald V. Clarke

    Edited by Nick Tilley, Graham Farrell

    Series: Crime Science Series

    This book is a tribute to the work of criminologist Professor Ronald V. Clarke, in view of his enormous and enduring contribution to criminology and crime science. Clarke is best known for his development of the theory and application of situational crime prevention, although he also played a major...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Crime and Economics

    An Introduction

    By Kevin Albertson, Chris Fox

    Crime and Economics provides the first comprehensive and accessible text to address the economics of crime within the study of crime and criminology. The economics of crime is an area of growing activity and concern, increasingly influential both to the study of crime and criminal justice and to...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Willan

  8. Dangerousness, Risk and the Governance of Serious Sexual and Violent Offenders

    By Karen Harrison

    Dangerousness, Risk and the Governance of Serious Sexual and Violent Offenders is a fully up-to-date, comprehensive and user-friendly guide on those offenders who are often assessed as being dangerous. Outlining, evaluating and commenting on specific methods, regimes and strategies for dealing...

    Published June 26th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Registration and Monitoring of Sex Offenders

    A Comparative Study

    By Terry Thomas

    This book seeks to track the origins of sex offender registers, their purpose and the law and policy that underpins them in various parts of the world. Sex offender registers are not really registers at all but a set of ‘legal requirements’ that fall automatically on a person convicted or cautioned...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Police Work

    Principles and Practice

    By Colin Rogers, Rhobert Lewis, Tim John, Tim Read

    This book provides a highly readable account of police work. It builds upon Introduction to Police Work (Rogers and Lewis 2007) to provide a comprehensive, in depth and critical understanding of policing in today's diverse society. Police Work: Principles and Practice meets the need for an...

    Published May 17th 2011 by Willan