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Forthcoming Criminology and Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th Edition

    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis

    Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, ninth edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Cybercrime

    Key Issues and Debates

    By Alisdair A. Gillespie

    As technology develops and internet-enabled devices become ever more prevalent new opportunities exist for that technology to be exploited by criminals. One result of this is that cybercrime is increasingly recognised as a distinct branch of criminal law. This book is designed for students studying...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rural Disorder and Police Reform in Ireland, 1812-36

    By Galen Broeker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    In this book which was first published in 1970, author Galen Broeker traces the events of a crucial period in the struggle of the British government to bring law and order to rural Ireland. He demonstrates that throughout the forty years following the union a major challenge to government in...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Policing and Punishment in Nineteenth Century Britain

    Edited by Victor Bailey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    In the years between 1750 and 1868, English criminal justice underwent significant changes. The two most crucial developments were the gradual establishment of an organised, regular police, and the emergence of new secondary punishments, following the restriction in the scope of the death penalty....

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Policing the Victorian Community

    The Formation of English Provincial Police Forces, 1856-80

    Edited by CAROLYN STEEDMAN

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    The year 1856 saw the first compulsory Police Act in England (and Wales). Over the next thirty years a class society came to be policed by a largely working-class police. This book, first published in 1984, traces the process by which men made themselves into policemen, translating ideas about work...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Massacre of the Innocents

    Infanticide in Great Britain 1800-1939

    By Lionel Rose

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

    Before contraception was generally available, and when abortion was fraught with danger, infanticide was a common solution to the problem of unwanted children. Massacre of the Innocents, first published in 1986, shows the causes and consequences of the high tide of infanticide in Victorian Britain....

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Inside the American Legal Mind

    An International Practitioner Guide to American Legal Reasoning

    By Kevin J. Fandl

    Inside the American Legal Mind:An International Practitioner Guide to American Legal Reasoning clearly explains how to navigate within U.S. legal practice. A combination of common law legal history with the straight-shooting American style has resulted in an approach to issue analysis that is...

    To Be Published October 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses...

    To Be Published October 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Criminal Law

    11th Edition

    By Joycelyn M. Pollock

    Criminal Law, Eleventh Edition, a classic introduction to criminal law for criminal justice students, combines the best features of a casebook and a textbook. Its success over numerous editions, both at community colleges as well as in four-year college criminal justice programs, is proof this text...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Queer Criminology

    By Carrie L. Buist, Emily Lenning

    Series: New Directions in Critical Criminology

    In this book, Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning reflect on the origins of Queer Criminology, survey the foundational research and scholarship in this emerging field, and offer suggestions for the future. Covering topics such as the criminalization of queerness; the policing of Queer communities;...

    To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge