Criminal Justice & Criminology

International in scope and exploring both established areas of interest and emerging topics, Routledge Criminology & Criminal Justice Handbooks showcase the best in new research across this expanding discipline. Our handbooks appeal to researchers, students, and librarians alike and offer state-of-the-art summaries of empirical and theoretical research across a range of topics central to the undergraduate curriculum in criminology and criminal justice, such as policing, prisons, sentencing, victimology, and restorative justice. This subject’s full title listing can be downloaded here. As long as there are a minimum of titles available within a subject area then these titles can be purchased within a Subject Collection. New Subject Collections are created annually as new titles are added to the platform.



This book provides the most comprehensive and authoritative book yet published on the subject of criminal investigation, a rapidly developing area within the police and other law enforcement agencies,...
The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology.
This new edition of the Handbook of Policing updates and expands the highly successful first edition, and now includes a completely new chapter on policing and forensics.
This is a comprehensive reference book on the subject of forensic mental health, looking at what forensic mental health is and its assessment, management and treatment.
What knowledge and skills do you need to practise effectively as a professional within the youth justice system? What values should inform your work with children and young people subject to criminal ...
This Handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date source of information and analysis about all aspects of the work of the Probation Service.
Forensic science has become increasingly important within contemporary criminal justice, from criminal investigation through to courtroom deliberations, and an increasing number of agencies and indivi...
An essential reference for scholars and others whose work brings them into contact with managing, policing and regulating online behaviour, the Handbook of Internet Crime emerges at a time of rapid so...
This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology.
As the world’s second largest economy, China has made great progress in developing criminology.
Criminological research has historically been based on the study of men, boys and crime.
The Handbook of Deviant Behavior presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the twenty-first century.
This book contextualizes the complexity of sexual violence within its broader context – from war to the resolution of interpersonal disputes – and covers a wide span including sexual harassment, ...
The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is a collection of original essays specifically designed to offer students, faculty, policy makers, and others an in-depth overview of the most up-to-dat...
The Routledge Handbook of International Criminology brings together the latest thinking and findings from a diverse group of both senior and promising young scholars from around the globe.
This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative and wide-ranging account of the background, theory and practice of crime prevention and community safety.
Certain types of crime are increasingly being perpetrated across national borders and require a unified regional or global response to combat them.
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 crim...
The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration is concerned with the various relationships between migration, crime and victimization that have informed a wide criminological scholarship ...
Despite illustrious origins dating to the 1920s, qualitative crime research has long been overshadowed by quantitative inquiry.
The study of white-collar crime remains a central concern for criminologists around the world and research concentrates on its nature, prevalence, causes and responses.
Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors.
Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property.
In response to exciting developments in genetics, neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, a number of criminologists have embraced the position that criminal behaviour is the product of biological, ...
The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology is the first edited collection of its kind to bring together the work of leading Irish criminologists in a single volume.
49% of the world’s population lives in small towns, villages and farms, yet until recent years criminological scholarship has focused almost exclusively on urban crimes.
The enormous financial cost of criminal justice has motivated increased scrutiny and recognition of the need for constructive change, but what of the ethical costs of current practices and policies? M...
The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, uni...
Since its introduction in the latter half of the 1980s, the meticulous study of distinct criminal career dimensions, like onset, frequency, and crime mix, has yielded a wealth of information on the wa...
The Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice covers risk assessments for individuals being considered for parole or probation.
Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as modern slavery.
The Routledge Handbook of Corrections in the United States brings together original contributions from leading scholars in criminology and criminal justice that provide an in-depth, state-of-the-art l...
The Routledge Handbook on Deviance brings together original contributions on deviance, with a focus on new, emerging, and hidden forms of deviant behavior.
Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on sites of disparity in punishment decision-making.
Despite a shared focus on crime and its ?extended family?, forensic scientists and criminologists tend to work in isolation rather than sharing the data, methods and knowledge that will broaden the un...
The Routledge Handbook of Gender and Violence provides both a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art overview of the latest research in the field of gender and violence.
The Routledge International Handbook on Fear of Crime brings together original and international state of the art contributions of theoretical, empirical, policy-related scholarship on the intersectio...
Capital punishment is one of the more controversial subjects in the social sciences, especially in criminal justice and criminology.
This second edition of the Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays focusing on the theory and practice of crime prevention and ...
Technology has become increasingly important to both the function and our understanding of the justice process.
The Handbook on Crime is a comprehensive edited volume that contains analysis and explanation of the nature, extent, patterns and causes of over 40 different forms of crime, in each case drawing atten...
The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.
The main objective of the second edition of the Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is twofold: (1) to provide original chapters that cover contemporary critical criminological theoretical offe...
This book provides the first systematic overview of the theoretical, empirical, clinical, and police issues related to sexual murderers and murder.
This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system.
Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.
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