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  • Decolonising Criminology

    Decolonising Criminology
    av Harry Blagg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137532466

    This book undertakes an exploratory exercise in decolonizing criminology through engaging postcolonial and postdisciplinary perspectives and methodologies. Through its historical and political analysis and place-based case studies, it challenges cri…

  • Zemiology

    Zemiology

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030094614

    This book challenges the given dichotomies between crime and harm, and criminology and zemiology. The main aim of the volume is to highlight the inexorable interconnectedness between systemically induced social harm and the corrosive flows of everyd…

  • The Politics and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety Law Enforcement

    The Politics and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety Law Enforcement
    av Diego Canciani

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030075019

    This book takes a critical approach to examining British and Italian occupational health and safety enforcement policies and questions the legal and political principles that underpin them. The book undertakes a comparative critical analysis of thes…

  • Craftivism and Yarn Bombing

    Craftivism and Yarn Bombing
    av Alyce McGovern

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137579904

    This book explores the use of handmade crafts as a vehicle for protest. Craftivism has experienced a resurgence in recent years, often in direct response to the social, environment and political concerns of those who engage in the practice. Acts of…

  • Invisible Crimes and Social Harms

    Invisible Crimes and Social Harms

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349467501

    This unique collection explores the continuing invisibility of much crime and victimization, and the lack of adequate responses to them. Shaping the lens through which criminology and victimology is approached in the twenty-first century, the volume…

  • Criminology and Queer Theory

    Criminology and Queer Theory
    av Matthew Ball

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137453273

    This book offers critical reflections on the intersections between criminology and queer scholarship, and charts future directions for this field. Since their development over twenty-five years ago, queer scholarship and politics have been hotly con…

  • From Mafia to Organised Crime

    From Mafia to Organised Crime
    av Anna Sergi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319851853

    This book presents primary research conducted in Italy, USA, Australia and the UK on countering strategies and institutional perceptions of Italian mafias and local organized crime groups. Through interviews and interpretation of original documents,…

  • Wildlife Trafficking

    Wildlife Trafficking
    av T. Wyatt

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349443857

    This book provides a unique, comprehensive exploration of the scale, scope, threats and drivers of wildlife trafficking. It also undertakes a distinctive exploration of who the victims and offenders of wildlife trafficking are as well as analysing t…

  • Hostile Homes

    Hostile Homes

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030792121

    This book explores the ways in which the state and private security firms contribute to the direct and structural harm of asylum seekers through policies and practices that result in states of perpetual destitution, exclusion, and neglect. By synthe…

  • Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

    Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137008688

    This is a provocative collection of timely reflections on the state of social democracy and its inextricable links to crime and justice. Authored by some of the world's leading thinkers from the UK, US, Canada and Australia, the volume provides an u…

  • The Death and Resurrection of Deviance

    The Death and Resurrection of Deviance

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349454327

    Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion,…

  • Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour

    Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour
    av Matt Long

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349368778

    Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour forwards a new typology of vandalism. The authors argue that in order to fully understand vandalism and anti-social behaviour, a culturally criminological perspective should be fostered, which accounts for the emo…

  • States of Violence and the Civilising Process

    States of Violence and the Civilising Process
    av Rob Watts

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137499400

    This book offers a distinctive and novel approach to state-sponsored violence, one of the major problems facing humanity in the previous and now the twenty-first century. It addresses the question: how is it possible that large numbers of ordinary m…

  • Male Rape is a Feminist Issue

    Male Rape is a Feminist Issue
    av C. Cohen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349308842

    This book seeks to problematize knowledge and practices regarding 'male rape' and its relationship to feminism, examining this issue from a Foucauldian perspective. Feminist constructions of 'male rape' can plausibly be claimed to operate as a 'regi…

  • The Death and Resurrection of Deviance

    The Death and Resurrection of Deviance

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137303790

    Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion,…

  • Prisons, Punishment and the Pursuit of Security

    Prisons, Punishment and the Pursuit of Security
    av D. Drake

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230282933

    Drawing on research in men's long-term, maximum-security prisons, this book examines three interconnected problems: the tendency of the prison to obscure other social problems and conceal its own failings, the pursuit of greater levels of human secu…

  • Making Sense of Evil

    Making Sense of Evil
    av Melissa Dearey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137308795

    When it comes to crime, everyone seems to take evil seriously as an explanatory concept - except criminologists. This book asks why, and why not, through exploring a variety of interdisciplinary approaches to evil from the perspectives of theology,…

  • The Politics of Sex Trafficking

    The Politics of Sex Trafficking
    av E. O'Brien

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137003386

    This book offers a unique insight into the moral politics behind human trafficking policy in Australia and the USA, including rare interviews with key political actors, and a critical account of Congressional and Parliamentary hearings.

  • Building Complex Temporal Explanations of Crime

    Building Complex Temporal Explanations of Crime

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030748296

    This book seeks to bring understanding of both complexity and temporality into criminology. It outlines why these are important in criminological models of causation and explanation and explores them by drawing on theories and approaches in politica…

  • Zemiology

    Zemiology

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319763118

    This book challenges the given dichotomies between crime and harm, and criminology and zemiology. The main aim of the volume is to highlight the inexorable interconnectedness between systemically induced social harm and the corrosive flows of everyd…

  • Transgressive Imaginations

    Transgressive Imaginations
    av M. O'Neill

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230577848

    This book focuses upon the breaking of rules and taboos involved in 'doing crime', including violent crime as represented in fictive texts and ethnographic research. It includes chapters on topics of urgent contemporary interest such as asylum seeke…

  • Rights and Wrongs

    Rights and Wrongs
    av William C. Heffernan

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030127848

    This book seeks to explain why the concept of justice is critical to the study of criminal justice. Heffernan makes such a case by treating state-sponsored punishment as the defining feature of criminal justice. In particular, this work accounts for…

  • Rights and Wrongs

    Rights and Wrongs
    av William C. Heffernan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030127817

    This book seeks to explain why the concept of justice is critical to the study of criminal justice. Heffernan makes such a case by treating state-sponsored punishment as the defining feature of criminal justice. In particular, this work accounts for…

  • Ignorance, Power and Harm

    Ignorance, Power and Harm

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319973425

    This book discusses the concept of 'agnosis' and its significance for criminology through a series of case studies, contributing to the expansion of the criminological imagination. Agnotology – the study of the cultural production of ignorance…

  • The Politics and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety Law Enforcement

    The Politics and Practice of Occupational Health and Safety Law Enforcement
    av Diego Canciani

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319985084

    This book takes a critical approach to examining British and Italian occupational health and safety enforcement policies and questions the legal and political principles that underpin them. The book undertakes a comparative critical analysis of thes…

  • Male Rape is a Feminist Issue

    Male Rape is a Feminist Issue
    av C. Cohen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230223967

    This book seeks to problematize knowledge and practices regarding 'male rape' and its relationship to feminism, examining this issue from a Foucauldian perspective. Feminist constructions of 'male rape' can plausibly be claimed to operate as a 'regi…

  • Emerging Issues in Green Criminology

    Emerging Issues in Green Criminology

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137273970

    This edited collection brings together internationally renowned scholars to explore green criminology through the interdisciplinary lenses of power, harm and justice. The chapters provide innovative case study analyses from around the world that see…

  • Emerging Issues in Green Criminology

    Emerging Issues in Green Criminology

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137273987

    This edited collection brings together internationally renowned scholars to explore green criminology through the interdisciplinary lenses of power, harm and justice. The chapters provide innovative case study analyses from around the world that see…

  • Killing on Command

    Killing on Command
    av Carmel O'Sullivan

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137495808

    This book explores the unique social and environmental factors which influence soldiers to commit war crimes. With a focus on decision-making processes, this monograph provides a significant interdisciplinary analysis of how soldiers decide to follo…

  • Killing on Command

    Killing on Command
    av Carmel O'Sullivan

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349697656

    This book explores the unique social and environmental factors which influence soldiers to commit war crimes. With a focus on decision-making processes, this monograph provides a significant interdisciplinary analysis of how soldiers decide to follo…

  • Prisons, Punishment and the Pursuit of Security

    Prisons, Punishment and the Pursuit of Security
    av D. Drake

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349328727

    Drawing on research in men's long-term, maximum-security prisons, this book examines three interconnected problems: the tendency of the prison to obscure other social problems and conceal its own failings, the pursuit of greater levels of human secu…

  • Making Sense of Evil

    Making Sense of Evil
    av Melissa Dearey

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349456161

    When it comes to crime, everyone seems to take evil seriously as an explanatory concept - except criminologists. This book asks why, and why not, through exploring a variety of interdisciplinary approaches to evil from the perspectives of theology,…

  • Media Representations of Police and Crime

    Media Representations of Police and Crime
    av M. Colbran

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349462810

    This unique book explores the social processes which shape fictional representations of police and crime in television dramas. Exploring ten leading British and European police dramas from the last twenty-five years, Colbran, a former scriptwriter,…

  • Wildlife Trafficking

    Wildlife Trafficking
    av T. Wyatt

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137269232

    This book provides a unique, comprehensive exploration of the scale, scope, threats and drivers of wildlife trafficking. It also undertakes a distinctive exploration of who the victims and offenders of wildlife trafficking are as well as analysing t…

  • Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

    Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349435753

    This is a provocative collection of timely reflections on the state of social democracy and its inextricable links to crime and justice. Authored by some of the world's leading thinkers from the UK, US, Canada and Australia, the volume provides an u…

  • Public Confidence in Criminal Justice

    Public Confidence in Criminal Justice
    av Elizabeth R. Turner

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319885063

    In this book, Liz Turner argues that survey methods have gained an unwarranted and unhealthy level of dominance when it comes to understanding how the public views the criminal justice system. The focus on measuring public confidence in criminal jus…

  • Invisible Crimes and Social Harms

    Invisible Crimes and Social Harms

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137347817

    This unique collection explores the continuing invisibility of much crime and victimization, and the lack of adequate responses to them. Shaping the lens through which criminology and victimology is approached in the twenty-first century, the volume…

  • Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour

    Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour
    av Matt Long

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230580855

    Vandalism and Anti-Social Behaviour forwards a new typology of vandalism. The authors argue that in order to fully understand vandalism and anti-social behaviour, a culturally criminological perspective should be fostered, which accounts for the emo…

  • Media Representations of Police and Crime

    Media Representations of Police and Crime
    av M. Colbran

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137334718

    This unique book explores the social processes which shape fictional representations of police and crime in television dramas. Exploring ten leading British and European police dramas from the last twenty-five years, Colbran, a former scriptwriter,…

  • The Politics of Sex Trafficking

    The Politics of Sex Trafficking
    av E. O'Brien

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349434190

    This book offers a unique insight into the moral politics behind human trafficking policy in Australia and the USA, including rare interviews with key political actors, and a critical account of Congressional and Parliamentary hearings.

  • Deaths After Police Contact

    Deaths After Police Contact
    av David Baker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349954780

    This book investigates death after police contact in England and Wales in the twenty-first century. It examines how regulatory bodies construct accountability in such cases. Cases of death after police contact have the potential to cause deep unease…

  • Wildlife Trafficking

    Wildlife Trafficking

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030837525

    This book provides a comprehensive, global exploration of the scale, scope, threats, and drivers of wildlife trafficking from a criminological perspective. Building on the first edition, it takes into account the significant changes in the internati…

  • Re-Examining The Crime Drop

    Re-Examining The Crime Drop
    av Stephen Farrall

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319676531

    The crime drop is one of the most important puzzles in contemporary criminology: since the early-1990s many countries appear to exhibit a pronounced decline in crime rates. While there have been many studies on the topic, this book argues that the c…

  • Public Confidence in Criminal Justice

    Public Confidence in Criminal Justice
    av Elizabeth R. Turner

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319678962

    In this book, Liz Turner argues that survey methods have gained an unwarranted and unhealthy level of dominance when it comes to understanding how the public views the criminal justice system. The focus on measuring public confidence in criminal jus…

  • Toward a Phenomenology of Terrorism

    Toward a Phenomenology of Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030764043

    This book examines the socio-psychological dynamics and drivers of terrorism from a humanistic perspective. Most interpret terrorism as meaningless, asocial violence but this book argues that it's not just a case of seeing 'who is killing whom' but…

  • Transgressive Imaginations

    Transgressive Imaginations
    av M. O'Neill

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349367498

    This book focuses upon the breaking of rules and taboos involved in 'doing crime', including violent crime as represented in fictive texts and ethnographic research. It includes chapters on topics of urgent contemporary interest such as asylum seeke…

  • Water, Crime and Security in the Twenty-First Century

    Water, Crime and Security in the Twenty-First Century
    av Avi Brisman

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137529855

    Water, Crime and Security in the Twenty-First Century represents criminology’s first book-length contribution to the study of water and water-related crimes, harms and security. The chapters cover topics such as: water pollution, access to fre…

  • From Mafia to Organised Crime

    From Mafia to Organised Crime
    av Anna Sergi

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319535678

    This book presents primary research conducted in Italy, USA, Australia and the UK on countering strategies and institutional perceptions of Italian mafias and local organized crime groups. Through interviews and interpretation of original documents,…

  • Green Harms and Crimes

    Green Harms and Crimes

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137456250

    The book presents discussions of the application of Stan Cohen's theories alongside empirical contributions in the fields of critical and green criminology. Taken together, the authors critically address harms and crimes against the environment, as…

  • Re-Examining The Crime Drop

    Re-Examining The Crime Drop
    av Stephen Farrall

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319884615

    The crime drop is one of the most important puzzles in contemporary criminology: since the early-1990s many countries appear to exhibit a pronounced decline in crime rates. While there have been many studies on the topic, this book argues that the c…

  • Crime, Critique and Utopia

    Crime, Critique and Utopia
    av Margaret Malloch

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137009791

    This book explores the relevance of utopia in relation to contemporary criminology. The range of contributors explore the application of a utopian method for uncovering the potential within criminology and criminal justice, as well as the relevance…

  • Desisting Sisters

    Desisting Sisters
    av Una Barr

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030142759

    This book provides an important, critical, feminist perspective on desistance theory and practice. It is built around 23 original, narrative interviews with women and the staff of the community projects they attended, as well as a year of observatio…