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Tapestry of Memory: Evidence and Testimony in Life-Story Narratives

by Nanci Dale Adler & Selma Leydesdorff

The contributors to this volume aim to illuminate how truth and evidence form part of a much wider debate on the representation of history. The distinction between memory and testimony is a crucial theme. Memory,...


Crime and Justice: Learning Through Cases

by Carolyn Boyes-Watson, Susan T. Krumholz & Aviva M. Rich-Shea

Crime and Justice offers a comprehensive introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system through historical and contemporary case studies. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition features new chapters...


Netporn: DIY Web Culture and Sexual Politics

by Katrien Jacobs

Netporn delves into the aesthetics and politics of sexuality in the era of do-it-yourself (DIY) Internet pornography. Katrien Jacobs, drawing on digital media theory and interviews with Web porn producers and...


Black Bloc, White Riot: Antiglobalization and the Genealogy of Dissent

by A. K. Thompson

New Reflections on Violence for the twenty-first century.


Gang Cop: The Words and Ways of Officer Paco Domingo

by Malcolm W. Klein

Klein, well-known criminologist and police consultant, tells the story of a gang cop who is deeply engaged in battling his street gang opponents. The author reveals the dangers of police elite units when a 'tough...


The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough & Klara Kerezsi

This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and...


The Treadmill of Crime: Political Economy and Green Criminology: Political Economy and Green Criminology

by Paul B Stretesky, Michael A Long & Michael J Lynch

Drawing on the work of Allan Schnaiberg, this book returns political economy to green criminology and examines how the expansion of capitalism shapes environmental law, crime and justice. The book is organized...


Cognition and Crime: Offender Decision Making and Script Analyses

by Benoit Leclerc & Richard Wortley

The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years...


Crimes of Mobility: Criminal Law and the Regulation of Immigration

by Ana Aliverti

This book examines the role of criminal law in the enforcement of immigration controls over the last two decades in Britain. The criminalization of immigration status has historically served functions of exclusion...


Violence and Mental Health in Everyday Life: Prevention and Intervention Strategies for Children and Adolescents

by Daniel J. Flannery

Clinical psychologist Daniel J. Flannery reveals the impact of violence and victimization in the lives of children and adolescents from a developmental perspective. He offers case studies and professional resources,...


Criminology: An Integrated Approach

by Gregg Barak

Barak provides the first integrated analysis of crime, criminal justice, and criminology through a global lens, revealing the importance of a global perspective for the study of crime and justice in the 21st...


Policing Twentieth Century Ireland: A History of an Garda Siochana

by Vicky Conway

The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise...


Animal Cruelty: Pathway to Violence Against People

by Linda Merz-Perez & Kathleen M. Heide

Practitioners in the animal welfare field, law enforcement circles, and social services arena have often maintained that childhood cruelty to animals is a forerunner to violence against people. Does this behavior...


Capital Punishment: An Indictment by a Death-Row Survivor

by Jodie Sinclair, Billy Wayne Sinclair & Helen Prejean

Billy Wayne Sinclair was only twenty-one when sentenced to death. Because of an accidental shooting, he spent the next forty years in prison. When the Supreme Court struck down the death penalty, Billy was re-sentenced...


A Life in the Balance: The Billy Wayne Sinclair Story, A Journey from Murder to Redemption Inside America's Worst Prison System

by Billy Wayne Sinclair & Jodie Sinclair

Sentenced to death in 1965 at age twenty for an unpremeditated murder during the bungled holdup of a convenience store, Billy Wayne spent his first seven prison years on death row. When the death penalty was...


The Path of the Devil: Early Modern Witch Hunts

by Gary Jensen

Combining diverse sociological and philosophical theories, The Path of the Devil is a comparative analysis of the witch hunts of the early modern era. The author broadens his investigation through new quantitative...


Advancing Critical Criminology: Theory and Application

by Walter S. DeKeseredy & Barbara Perry

Advancing Critical Criminology constitutes a timely addition to the growing body of knowledge on critical criminology scholarship. DeKeseredy and Perry have assembled a volume that provides scholars with an...


Sports Fan Violence in North America

by Jerry M. Lewis

This book argues that sport is essential to the social health of any society. Participation in the sport fan experience is very meaningful for a significant portion of the membership of any society. This volume...


The Weed Runners: Travels with the Outlaw Capitalists of America's Medical Marijuana Trade

by Nicholas Schou

Drawing on unparalleled access to sources including lawyers, The Weed Runners is both journalistic exposé and adventure story. There is a vast network fueling the ongoing nationwide explosion of medical marijuana,...


Extremism, Counter-terrorism and Policing

by Imran Awan & Brian Blakemore

This book brings together a diverse range of multidisciplinary studies on policing violent extremism and terrorism, written by experts in the field. These studies provide a detailed understanding of government...