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New and Published Books

  1. Beliefs and Expectations in Legal Decision Making

    Edited by Bradley D. McAuliff, Brian H. Bornstein

    Beliefs and expectancies influence our everyday thoughts, feelings, and actions. These attributes make a closer examination of beliefs and expectancies worthwhile in any context, but particularly so within the high-stakes arena of the legal system. Whether the decision maker is a police officer...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Forensic Criminology

    By Andy Williams

    This text provides an examination of the aetiological development of forensic criminology in the UK. It links the subjects of scientific criminology, criminal investigations, crime scene investigation, forensic science and the legal system and it provides an introduction to the important processes...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Forensic Practice in the Community

    Edited by Zoë Ashmore, Richard Shuker

    Series: Issues in Forensic Psychology

    Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Madness and Crime

    By Philip Bean

    This book provides an authoritative and highly readable review of the relationship between madness and crime by one of the leading authorities in the field. The book is divided into four parts, each essay focusing on selected features of madness which have relevance to contemporary society. Part 1...

    Published April 13th 2014 by Willan

  6. Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live

    Theoretical Perspectives from the Virtual Margins

    By Kishonna Gray

    Race, Gender, and Deviance in Xbox Live provides a much-needed theoretical framework for examining deviant behavior and deviant bodies within one of the largest virtual gaming communities—Xbox Live. Previous research on video games has focused mostly on violence and examining violent behavior...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Offender Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Enabling Change the TC way

    By Alisa Stevens

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Offender rehabilitation has become increasingly and almost exclusively associated with structured cognitive-behavioural programmes. For fifty years, however, a small number of English prisons have promoted an alternative method of rehabilitation: the democratic therapeutic community (TC). These...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Women, Crime and Criminology (Routledge Revivals)

    A Feminist Critique

    By Carol Smart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1977, Women, Crime and Criminology presents a feminist critique of classical and contemporary theories of female criminality. It addresses the issue that criminology literature has, throughout history, been predominantly male-oriented, always treating female criminality as...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Pathways to Sexual Aggression

    Edited by Jean Proulx, Eric Beauregard, Patrick Lussier, Benoit Leclerc

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

    Most people who read an article in the newspaper about the brutal rape of a woman by a stranger, or the long-standing sexual abuse of a young boy by his step-father have a strong visceral reaction which is a mix of anger, fear, and incomprehension. Apart from these aversive reactions, several...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge