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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 25 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. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. The Scottish Police Officer

    By Daniel Donnelly

    The structure of policing is undergoing change in Scotland at present and the profile of the police officer differs from that of the past. This book takes an informative approach and offers a unique account and insight into the Scottish police organisation, describing the ‘Scottish police officer’...

    Published October 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Disease and Crime

    A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health

    Edited by Robert Peckham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Disease and crime are increasingly conflated in the contemporary world. News reports proclaim "epidemics" of crime, while politicians denounce terrorism as a lethal pathological threat. Recent years have even witnessed the development of a new subfield, "epidemiological criminology," which merges...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Crime in England 1880-1945

    The rough and the criminal, the policed and the incarcerated

    By Barry Godfrey

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    This book is an ambitious attempt to map the main changes in the criminal justice system in the Victorian period through to the twentieth century. Chapters include an examination of the growth and experience of imprisonment, policing, and probation services; the recording of crime in official...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Probation

    Key Readings

    Edited by George Mair, Judith Rumgay

    Probation: Key Readings presents a comprehensive selection of ‘key readings’ in community penalties. It is divided into six sections, each with a detailed introduction from the editors. Section one showcases central policy perspectives on the role, tasks and significance of the probation...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Crime in England 1688-1815

    By David J Cox

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Revivals Criminology Bundle

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This bundle incorporates 14 titles from key thinkers across the field of Criminology, including those featured in the Routledge student reference book, Fifty Key Thinkers in Criminology such as Carol Smart, John Braithwaite and Thomas Mathiesen. Covering a wide-spectrum of sub-disciplines from...

    Published September 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána

    By Vicky Conway

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 February 7th 2013 by Routledge