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Spear of the Nation: Umkhonto weSizwe: South Africa's Liberation Army, 1960s-1990s

by Janet Cherry

Umkhonto weSizwe, Spear of the Nation, was arguably the last of the great liberation armies of the twentieth century-but it never got to "march triumphant into Pretoria." MK-as it was known-was the armed wing...


Holy Week: A Novel of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

by Jerzy Andrzejewski, Oscar E. Swan & Jan T. Gross

At the height of the Nazi extermination campaign in the Warsaw Ghetto, a young Jewish woman, Irena, seeks the protection of her former lover, a young architect, Jan Malecki. By taking her in, he puts his own...


Prison Noir

by Joyce Carol Oates

A completely new, fresh, and frightening take on "prison literature."


Generation Rx: A Story of Dope, Death, and America's Opiate Crisis

by Erin Marie Daly

These are the harrowing questions that plagued Erin Marie Daly after her youngest brother Pat, an OxyContin addict, was found dead of a heroin overdose at the age of twenty. In just a few short years, the powerful...


The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

by Nathan Hall, Abbee Corb & Paul Giannasi

This edited collection brings together many of the world's leading experts, both academic and practitioner, in a single volume handbook that examines key international issues in the field of hate crime. Collectively...


Developing Restorative Justice Jurisprudence: Rethinking Responses to Criminal Wrongdoing

by Tony Foley

This book argues for restoration as one of the main objectives of the criminal justice process and offers an approach aimed at restricting the current limitations of criminal justice process and addressing the...


Police Reform from the Bottom Up: Officers and their Unions as Agents of Change

by Monique Marks & David Sklansky

What role can and should police unions and rank-and-file officers play in driving and shaping police reform? Police unions and their members are often viewed as obstructionist and conservative, not as change...


Doing Prison Work

by Elaine M Crawley

This book provides a much-needed sociological account of the social world of the English prison officer, making an original contribution to our understanding of the inner life of prisons in general and the working...


Deviant Knowledge

by Reece Walters

In this important and original book, Reece Walters examines the politics of criminology and the ways in which criminological knowledge is generated. It includes an overview of the politics and practice of conducting...


Crime Reduction and Community Safety

by Daniel Gilling

This book analyses Labour's policies of local crime control from 1997 through to 2006. Picking up on the Conservative legacy, it follows the establishment of local crime and disorder reduction partnerships and...


Global Environmental Harm: Criminological Perspectives

by Rob White

This book brings together original cutting edge work that deals with global environmental harm from a wide variety of geographical and critical perspectives. The topics covered in the book are global, regional...


Offenders on Offending: Learning about Crime from Criminals

by Wim Bernasco

Our knowledge of crime is based on three types of sources: the criminal justice system, victims, and offenders. For technological and other reasons the criminal justice system produces an increasing stream of...


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 and 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...