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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. 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

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Profiling Cop-Killers

    By Ann R. Bumbak

    Drawing heavily on original research designed to train police officers to survive deadly encounters, Profiling Cop-Killers examines the sociological history, psychology, and motives of 50 murderers of police officers in 2011. The book identifies the commonalities and differences between groups of...

    Published January 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. An Introduction to Criminological Theory

    4th Edition

    By Roger Hopkins Burke

    This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research...

    Published December 9th 2013 by Willan

  9. Criminal Behaviour from School to the Workplace

    Untangling the Complex Relations Between Employment, Education and Crime

    Edited by Frank Weerman, Catrien Bijleveld

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

    This volume focuses on the complex relation between offending and the transition from school to the workplace: how employment and education are related to breaking the law and getting in contact with the criminal justice system. The contributors report results from several large scale and...

    Published December 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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