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International Police Cooperation: Emerging Issues, Theory and Practice

by Frederic Lemieux

The globalization of threats and the complexity of international security issues represents a greater challenge for international policing in (re)shaping inter-agency interaction, and makes effective international...


Handbook of Forensic Science

by Jim Fraser & Robin Williams

Forensic science has become increasingly important within contemporary criminal justice, from criminal investigation through to courtroom deliberations, and an increasing number of agencies and individuals are...


Rape: Challenging Contemporary Thinking

by Miranda Horvath & Jennifer Brown

Rape remains one of the most controversial issues within criminal justice and receives high profile coverage internationally. Despite the many changes there have been to the law, practice and procedure in the...


Theorizing Surveillance

by David Lyon

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Sex Work

by Teela Sanders

This is a richly detailed account of the way the sex industry works, and one of the few empirical studies that investigates the off street industry in Britain. The book seeks to advance a greater knowledge of...


Young People Offending

by Martin Stephenson

The relationship between education and youth crime has long been recognised in terms of social policy and public opinion, the full extent of this and its implications has been largely neglected and unexplored:...


Researching Gender Violence

by Tina Skinner, Marianne Hester & Ellen Malos

In this edited collection leading authors in the field draw on their experience to address key methodological questions and challenges that have arisen from the recent proliferation of research projects and...


Reluctant Gangsters: The Changing Face of Youth Crime

by John Pitts

This book provides an account of the emergence, nature and impact of armed youth gangs in an East London Borough over the last decade. It describes the challenges these armed young men and women pose to their...


Questioning Crime Criminology

by Moira Peelo & Keith Soothill

This is a text for criminology students designed to take them to the heart of the contradictions, confusions and blurred boundaries around the subject of crime, about what crime is, about social regulation and...


Imagining Security

by Jennifer Wood & Clifford Shearing

This book is concerned with the ways in which the problem of security is thought about and promoted by a range of actors and agencies in the public, private and nongovernmental sectors.

The authors are concerned...


Imaginary Penalities

by Pat Carlen

This book is concerned to explore the idea of imaginary penalities and to understand why the management of criminal justice and criminal justice systems has so often reached crisis point. Its underlying theme...


Global Surveillance Policing

by Elia Zureik & Mark Salter

Since the 9.11 attacks in North America and the accession of the Schengen Accord in Europe there has been widespread concern with international borders, the passage of people and the flow of information across...


Gender Justice

by Frances Heidensohn

Questions about gender, justice and crime are constantly in the public arena, whether they focus on young women getting drunk or taking drugs, or the rising numbers of women going to prison or committing violent...


Fraud

by Alan Doig

Fraud remains one of the most important crimes and causes billions of pounds of losses each year, many thousands of people are employed to try to prevent it, but it has remained largely neglected in the literature....


Forensic Mental Health

by Mary McMurran, Najat Khalifa & Simon Gibbon

This book provides a concise introduction to the increasingly important field of forensic mental health. It aims to set out both the key concepts in forensic mental health as well as the way the discipline operates...


Families Shamed: The Consequences of Crime for Relatives of Serious Offenders

by Rachel Condry

This book examines the experiences of relatives of those accused or convicted of serious crimes such as murder, manslaughter, rape and sex offences. A broader literature exists on prisoners' families, but few...


Expanding the Criminological Imagination

by Alana Barton, Karen Corteen & David Scott

This book brings together a series of writings on the problems facing contemporary criminology, highlighting the main theoretical priorities of critical analysis and their application to substantive case studies...


Drugs Popular Culture

by Paul Manning

The use of illegal drugs is so common that a number of commentators now refer to the 'normalisation' of drug consumption. It is surprising, then, that to date very little academic work has explored drug use...


Dictionary of Prisons Punishment

by Yvonne Jewkes & Jamie Bennett

Contemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased...


The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

by Laure-Anne Bosselaar & Charles Simic

Lyrical poetry that sings of farmers, families and nunneries in Belgium and Flanders.