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Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Philosophical criminology

by Andrew Millie

This accessible book is structured around six philosophical ideas concerning our relations with others: values, morality, aesthetics, order, rules and respect. Using examples from a range of countries, it provides...

Coercion and women co-offenders: A gendered pathway into crime

by Charlotte Barlow

This is the first book to explore coercion as a pathway into crime for co-offending women. It analyses four cases of women co-accused of a crime with their partner who suggested that coercive techniques had...

Murder in the Bayou

by Ethan Brown

An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish.

Between 2005 and...

The Road to Hell: State Violence against Children in Postwar New Zealand

by Elizabeth Stanley

From the 1950s to the 1980s, the New Zealand government took more than 100,000 children from experiences of strife, neglect, poverty or family violence and placed them under state care in residential facilities....

Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

by Jerry Flores

From home, to school, to juvenile detention center, and back again. Follow the lives of fifty Latina girls living forty miles outside of Los Angeles, California, as they are inadvertently caught up in the school-to-prison...

Porn Panic!: Sex and Censorship in the UK

by Jerry Barnett

The Rise of the New British Anti-Sex Movement.

Ignorance of Law

Juvenile Delinquency: A Sociological Approach

by William E. Thompson & Jack E. Bynum

This sophomore/junior level core text is intended for the juvenile delinquency course taught in criminal justice, criminology, and sociology departments at both four year and two year institutions.

Taking a sociological...

The Future of Crime and Punishment: Smart Policies for Reducing Crime and Saving Money

by William R. Kelly

With recidivism rates north of 70% and tens of billions of dollars wasted annually on policies that assume we can punish the crime out of criminal offenders, America’s fixation with “tough on crime” has...

Indigenous criminology

by Chris Cunneen & Juan Tauri

Indigenous Criminology comprehensively explores Indigenous people's contact with criminal justice systems in a contemporary and historical context. It addresses both the theoretical underpinnings of the development...


by Ruth Everhart

“It happened on a Sunday night, even though I’d been a good girl and gone to church that morning.”

One brisk November evening during her senior year at a small Midwestern Christian college, two armed intruders...

Cyber Conflicts and Small States

by Lech J. Janczewski & William Caelli

The probability of a world-wide cyber conflict is small. Yet the probability of forms of cyber conflict, regional or even global, could be argued as being very high. Small countries are usually signatories to...

Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging Up the Holy Land

by Miriam C Davis

Dame Kathleen Kenyon has always been a larger-than-life figure, likely the most influential woman archaeologist of the 20th century. In the first full-length biography of Kenyon, Miriam Davis recounts not only...

Debating Archaeology: Updated Edition

by Lewis R Binford

In this volume, the founder of processual archaeology, Lewis R. Binford collects and comments on the twenty-eight substantive papers published in the 1980's, the third in his set of collected papers (also Working...

Decolonizing Conservation: Caring for Maori Meeting Houses outside New Zealand

by Dean Sully

This book argues for an important shift in cultural heritage conservation, away from a focus on maintaining the physical fabric of material culture toward the impact that conservation work has on people's lives....

DNA for Archaeologists

by Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith & K. Ann Horsburgh

The ability to use DNA evidence is revolutionizing our understanding of the past. This book introduces archaeologists to the basics of DNA research so they can understand the powers and pitfalls of using DNA...

Critical Historical Archaeology

by Mark P Leone

How can we use the past to make sense of the issues and problems that concern us in the present? Mark Leone, the leading critical theorist in historical archaeology, urges archaeologists to view their discipline...

Faking the Ancient Andes

by Karen O Bruhns & Nancy L Kelker

Nasca pots, Quimbaya figurines, Moche porn figures, stone shamans. Fakes and forgeries run rampant in the Andean art collections of international museums and private individuals. Authors Karen Bruhns and Nancy...

Evolutionary and Interpretive Archaeologies: A Dialogue

by Ethan Cochrane & Andrew Gardner

This collection of original articles compares various key archaeological topics-agency, violence, social groups, diffusion-from evolutionary and interpretive perspectives. These two strands represent the major...