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  1. 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...

  2. Legal Guide for Police

    Constitutional Issues, 10th Edition
    By Jeffery T. WalkerCraig Hemmens

    Legal Guide for Police, 10th edition, is a valuable tool for criminal justice students and law enforcement professionals, bringing them up-to-date with developments in the law of arrest, search and seizure, police authority to detain, questioning suspects and pretrial identification procedures, police power and its limitations, and civil liability of police officers and agencies... Read more... 

  3. Criminology

    Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th Edition 
    By Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis 

    Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, 9th 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 highlighting efforts to integrate and blend these frameworks... Read more...

  4. The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe

    Edited by Judith van Erp, Wim Huisman, Gudrun Vande Walle 

    The study of white-collar crime remains a central concern for criminologists around the world and research concentrates on its nature, prevalence, causes and responses. However, most books on white-collar crime tend to focus on Anglo-American examples, which is surprising given the amount of rich data and research taking place in mainland Europe... Read more...

  5. Violence against Women

    Criminological perspectives on men’s violences
    By Nicole Westmarland 

    Violence against women is an enduring problem around the globe, yet very few books look at the full range of men’s violences against women – perpetrated in relationships, in the family, in public spaces, and in institutions. While books that look at different types of violence, such as domestic violence, ‘honor’ based violence and rape in isolation are useful for depth, it is only by looking across... Read more...

  6. Routledge-Sponsored ACJS Awards – nominate now!

    With the 2015 ACJS conference still fresh in your mind, why not nominate the papers you thought were outstanding for these two Routledge-sponsored ACJS awards?

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  7. Anthony Ellis on BBC Radio 5 Live ‘Men’s Hour’

    Routledge author Dr. Anthony Ellis of Salford University, UK recently featured on the radio program 'Men's Hour' to discuss the relationship between masculinity and violence... Read more...

  8. New - The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime in Europe

    Edited by Judith Van Erp, Wim Huisman and Gudrun Vande Walle

    ‘This superb handbook brings together leading European scholars of white-collar and corporate crime. In light of the increasing globalization of manufacturing, markets, finance, and governance, its expansive coverage of landmark cases throughout Europe and European responses to them could not have appeared at a more opportune time. The editors and contributors are to be commended for enlarging our vision of white-collar and corporate crime as a problem of worldwide significance.’ - Michael L. Benson, Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati, USA

    To order your copy and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 / $205 just click here

    (RRP £140 / $225. Valid until July 2015)

  9. Corrections in the Community

    6th Edition
    By Edward J. Latessa, Paula Smith

    This text examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and non-residential programs in the community continue to grow in importance... Read more...

  10. Community Policing

    A Contemporary Perspective, 7th Edition
    By Victor E. Kappeler, Larry K. Gaines

    Community policing is a philosophy and organizational strategy that expands the traditional police mandate of fighting crime to include forming partnerships with citizenry that endorse mutual support and participation. The first textbook of its kind, Community Policing: A Contemporary Perspective delineates this progressive approach... Read more...

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