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  1. Gregg Barak - editor of the Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Click here to read a fascinating editorial on The Crimes of the Powerful are Under the Investigative Radars by Gregg Barak, the editor of The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful which is due to publish in June 2015.

    This editorial by Gregg Barak first appeared in the Sociology and Criminology -Open Access journals, Aug 07, 2014. Gregg Barak has also published Media, Process, and the Social Construction of Crime, with Routledge in August 1995.

  2. Read an interview with Ben Hunter, author of White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with Ben Hunter, the author of White-Collar Offenders and Desistance from Crime which published in March 2015.

    He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book, how this book is different than other books in the field and what he found surprising when researching the book. This book is part of the International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation, edited by Stephen Farrall click here to view the full range of books available in this series.

  3. 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... Read more...

  4. What Works (and Doesn’t) in Reducing Recidivism

    By Edward J. Latessa, Shelley L. Listwan, Deborah Koetzle 

    This book offers criminologists and students an evidence-based discussion of the latest trends in corrections. Over the last several decades, research has clearly shown that rehabilitation efforts can be effective at reducing recidivism among criminal offenders... Read more...

  5. The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Edited by Gregg Barak 

    Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations... Read more...

  6. Intersectionality and Criminology

    Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime
    By Hillary Potter 

    The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis... Read more...

  7. NEW: Routledge Featured Authors Page

    Have you seen our new Featured Authors Page?... Read more... 

  8. White Collar Crime

    Coined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland in 1939 as "a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation", White-collar crime is now synonymous with the full range of frauds committed by business and government professionals. Routledge have a growing number of books in this area, which we have listed below. Highlights include:

  9. CJ Update Newsletters

    CJ Update is a biannual electronic newsletter from Routledge and Anderson Publishing that disseminates news and information to criminal justice educators. Anderson joined Routledge on 19th September 2014.

    DOWNLOAD THE 2015 SPRING / SUMMER NEWSLETTER HERE >>>

    DOWNLOAD THE 2014 FALL / WINTER NEWSLETTER HERE >>>

  10. Call for Abstracts: Handbook Series with ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing

    The American Society of Criminology’s Division on Corrections & Sentencing is sponsoring a series of volumes, to be published by Routledge, on seminal and topical issues that span the fields of sentencing and corrections... Read more...

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