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Forthcoming Criminology and Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice

    14th Edition

    By Jacqueline R. Kanovitz

    Criminal justice professionals often do not receive the training they need to recognize the constitutional principles that apply to their daily work. Constitutional Law for Criminal Justice offers a way to solve this problem by providing a comprehensive, well-organized, and up-to-date analysis of...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Criminal Justice Ethics

    Cultivating the moral imagination

    By Sharon Hayes

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range...

    To Be Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Wickedness and Crime

    Laws of Homicide and Malice

    By Penny Crofts

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The criminal legal system defines and authoritatively enacts the boundaries of permissible and impermissible behaviour, with a focus on that which is prohibited or transgressive. Wickedness and Crime: Laws of Homicide and Malice seeks to expose the ways in which criminal law communicates and...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Making Crime Television

    Producing Entertaining Representations of Crime for Television Broadcast

    By Anita Lam

    This book employs actor-network theory in order to examine how representations of crime are produced for contemporary prime-time television dramas. As a unique examination of the production of contemporary crime television dramas, particularly their writing process, Making Crime Television:...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Private Justice (Routledge Revivals)

    Towards Intergrated Theorising in the Sociology of Law

    By Stuart Henry

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1983, looks at discipline in industry and shows how private justice is integrally bound up with formal law. It is a timely examination of the forms of social control that exist ostensibly outside the formal legal system but on which it crucially depends. Private...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Communities, Crime and Social Capital in Contemporary China

    This book explores the theoretical and empirical dimensions of community crime prevention in China, examining in particular the role of social capital in a rapidly modernizing economic, social and political context. In doing so it provides a vivid picture of contemporary crime and crime control in...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Willan

  7. Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement

    9th Edition

    By Rolando V. del Carmen, Jeffery T. Walker

    Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Ninth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting law enforcement in the United States, creating a must-have reference for police officers to stay up-to-date and have a strong understanding of the law and their function...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Crime Fiction and the Law

    Edited by Maria Aristodemou, Fiona Macmillan, Patricia Tuitt

    Series: Birkbeck Law Press

    This book opens up a range of important perspectives on law and violence by considering the ways in which their relationship is formulated in literature, television and film. Employing critical legal theory to address the relationship between crime fiction, law and justice, it considers a range of...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Society and the Policeman's Role (Routledge Revivals)

    By Maureen E. Cain

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The role of the policeman in the community and attitudes towards the police are now matters of active public concern. In this important and enlightening study, first published in 1973, Maureen Cain gives an account of how the police operate in the United Kingdom. Her book will be of great value to...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge