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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 33 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Justice History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Introduction to Criminal Justice

    8th Edition

    By Lawrence F. Travis III, Bradley D. Edwards

    This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process—outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the...

    Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Regulating Fraud (Routledge Revivals)

    White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process

    By Michael Levi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this book discusses white-collar or commercial crime which has grown to be a major issue in our society today. Looking at research from North America and Britain, the book explores the way fraudsters are treated. It draws on various disciplines including Economics, Law,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Rosamunde van Brakel, Chiara Fonio, Pieter Wagenaar

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

    Does the development of new technology cause an increase in the level of surveillance used by central government? Is the growth in surveillance merely a reaction to terrorism, or a solution to crime control? Are there more structural roots for the increase in surveillance?This book attempts to find...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory

    By Lizzie Seal

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Evolution of Policing

    Worldwide Innovations and Insights

    Edited by Melchor C. de Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das

    Each year, the International Police Executive Symposium (IPES) holds a global conference for police scholars and practitioners to exchange information about the latest trends in police practice and research. Drawn from recent proceedings, The Evolution of Policing: Worldwide Innovations and...

    Published November 25th 2013 by CRC Press