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Just a few of the areas we publish in include Crime and Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice History Delinquency, Historical Criminology, Organized Crime, Prisons, Probation, Sentencing and Punishment, and White Collar Crime.

Willan Publishing is now part of Routledge Criminology

Looking for Willan Publishing titles? They’re available here, through Routledge Criminology! Search the Willan backlist here or by clicking the logo. Otherwise, you can find all the Willan titles alongside our other criminology books from Routledge.

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Textbooks

  1. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction (3rd Edition)

    By Eamonn Carrabine, Pamela Cox, Pete Fussey, Dick Hobbs, Nigel South, Darren Thiel and Jackie Turton

    Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime... Read more...

    Watch an interview with the authors here >>>

  2. Criminological Research for Beginners

    A Student's Guide
    By Laura Caulfield and Jane Hill

    Criminological Research for Beginners is a comprehensive and engaging guide to research methods in Criminology. Written specifically for undergraduate students and novice researchers, this book has been designed as a practical guide to planning, conducting, and reporting research in the subject...
    Read more...

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New Titles

  1. Forensic Criminology

    By Andy Williams

    This text provides an examination of the aetiological development of forensic criminology within the UK. It links the subjects of scientific criminology, criminal investigations, crime scene investigation, forensic science and the legal system, and provides an introduction to the important processes that take place from crime scene to courtroom... Read more...

  2. The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call for the abolition of prisons, this book was enormously influential across Europe and beyond among criminologists, sociologists and legal scholars as well as advocates of prisoners’ rights...
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Research & Reference

  1. OUT SOON! - The Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration

    A stunning, interdisciplinary, international collection of original work, this Handbook challenges the bright line that has been drawn between regular and irregular migration, criminals and victims, and security and mobility. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how and why the immigration threat has been produced as a political project, the book refocuses our attention on the devastating social and human costs associated with making people illegal. An absolutely foundational contribution to the development of a "criminology of mobility."’ - Nancy A. Wonders, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northern Arizona University, USA. For more information about the Routledge Handbook on Crime and International Migration click here

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 24th December 2014)

  2. The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime

    Order your copy of The Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 21st October 2014)

    ‘You do not have to agree with all the conclusions of the experts who contributed to this important book to recognize that it is an invaluable tool for officials who help set policy vis-à-vis hate crimes, as well as the frontline officers who have to deal with the impact of hate on diverse communities.’ - Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, USA

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

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General Interest

  1. CJ Update Newsletters

    CJ Update is a biannual electronic newsletter from Routledge and Anderson Publishing that disseminates news and information to criminal justice educators. Anderson joined Routledge on 19th September 2014.

    DOWNLOAD THE 2014 FALL / WINTER NEWSLETTER HERE >>>

  2. Double Award Winning Title

    We are extremely proud to announce that Rosemary L Barberet, has been announced as the winner of both the Division of International Criminology (DIC) Distinguished Book Award 2014 and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Outstanding Book Award 2015, for her textbook, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry.

    Read more about this double award winning title here >>>

     

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New textbooks in established subject areas for students at all stages of their degree

Course Guides

The courses below offer a listing of the most current textbooks from Routledge Criminology & Criminal Justice. You can also continue browsing our complete catalog of textbook options. If you'd like to consult with one of our representatives, browse our contact listings.

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