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Recent Articles

  1. Forensic Practice in the Community

    Edited by Zoë Ashmore and Richard Shuker

    Forensic practice in the community is a neglected subject. There are many books looking at forensic work in secure settings, such as prisons or hospitals, but very little has been written about forensic practice in the community. This book describes the current and exciting developments in this area, for both young people and adults, by leaders in their field. It is in the community where interventions with those who have offended are all ultimately tested... Read more...

  2. Contradictions of Terrorism

    Security, risk and resilience
    By Sandra Walklate and Gabe Mythen

    Over the last fifteen years there has been a significant growth in literature dealing with terrorism. Nevertheless, scholars within mainstream criminology have only recently begun to grapple with the problem of terrorism in a sustained fashion. In this provocative book the authors provide both an exposition of the contradictions that have emerged around the regulation of terrorism and an incisive analysis of the questions that the management of terrorism poses for the discipline... Read more...

  3. Teaching Criminology at the Intersection

    A how-to guide for teaching about gender, race, class and sexuality
    Edited by Rebecca M. Hayes, Kate Luther and Susan Caringella

    Teaching about gender, race, social class and sexuality in criminal justice and criminology classrooms can be challenging. Professors may face resistance when they ask students to examine how gender impacts victimization, how race affects interactions with the police, how socioeconomic status shapes experiences in court or how sexuality influences treatment in the criminal justice system... Read more...

  4. Forensic Criminology

    By Andy Williams

    This text provides an examination of the aetiological development of forensic criminology within the UK. It links the subjects of scientific criminology, criminal investigations, crime scene investigation, forensic science and the legal system, and provides an introduction to the important processes that take place from crime scene to courtroom... Read more...

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    British Society of Criminology (BSC) Conference 2014

    Join Routledge at the British Society of Criminology (BSC) Conference at the University of Liverpool from 10th - 12th July 2014. For a selection of titles on display, click here.

    Visit our stand to browse our latest books and receive 20% off all titles on display and free shipping on all orders. Learn more about this year's conference here

  6. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Order your copy of The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 21st October 2014)

    ‘You do not have to agree with all the conclusions of the experts who contributed to this important book to recognize that it is an invaluable tool for officials who help set policy vis-à-vis hate crimes, as well as the frontline officers who have to deal with the impact of hate on diverse communities.’ - Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, USA

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  7. Shana Maier

    Interview with Shana Maier, author of ‘Rape, Victims, and Investigations’

    Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their interactions with victims can potentially affect the victim’s reaction to and recovery from rape. Learn more about Rape, Victims, and Investigations by reading our interview with the author, Shana Maier, here.

  8. BSC 2014 Criminology Book Prize

    We are very proud to announce that Crimes of Mobility: Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration has recently been announced as the winner of the BSC 2014 Criminology Book Prize. Congratulations to the book's author, Ana Aliverti. 

    Learn more about this award winning book here.

  9. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation - 875 million global firearms - is a direct contributor to both regional conflicts and to crime. This book attempts to understand the inter-related dynamics of supply and demand which are weaponizing the world... Read more...
     

  10. Voices from American Prisons

    Faith, Education and Healing
    By Kaia Stern

    In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that specific religious and racial ideologies - notions of sin, evil and otherness - continue to shape our relationship to crime and punishment through contemporary penal policy... Read more...

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