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  • A Hands-On Introduction to Forensic Science

    Cracking the Case, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Okuda, Frank H. Stephenson, PhD.

    A Hands-On Introduction to Forensic Science, Second Edition continues in the tradition of the first edition taking a wholly unique approach to teaching forensic science. Each chapter begins with a brief, fictional narrative that runs through the entire book; it is a crime fiction narrative…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10 
    CRC Press

  • Gender, Poverty and Access to Justice

    Policy Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lawson, Adam Dubin

    Access to justice is a fundamental right guaranteed under a wide body of international, regional and domestic laws. In Africa, women make up much of Africa’s poorest and most marginalized population, and as such are often prevented from enforcing rights or seeking other recourse. This book brings…

    Hardback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development Economics

  • Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Cybercrime and Digital Deviance

    1st Edition

    By Roderick Graham, Kyshawn Smith

    Cybercrime and Digital Deviance is a work that combines insights from sociology, criminology, and computer science to explore cybercrimes such as hacking and romance scams, along with forms of cyberdeviance such as pornography addiction, trolling, and flaming. Other issues are explored including…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Visions of Political Violence

    1st Edition

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    In this book, Vincenzo Ruggiero offers a typology of different forms of political violence. From systemic and institutional violence, to the behaviour of crowds, to armed conflict and terrorism, Ruggiero draws on a range of perspectives from criminology, social theory, political science, critical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • Islamophobic Hate Crime

    A Student Textbook, 1st Edition

    By Imran Awan, Irene Zempi

    In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in anti-Muslim attacks. What is driving the proliferation of these hate crimes? Why are Muslims being demonised? Building on current research and drawing upon real-life examples and case studies, this book provides an accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Women in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey

    As Images and as Image-Makers, 1st Edition

    By Gonul Donmez-Colin

    This volume compares the cinemas of Iran and Turkey in terms of the presence and absence of women on both sides of the camera. From a critical point of view, it provides detailed readings of works by both male and female film-makers, emphasising issues facing women's film-making. Presenting an…

    Hardback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Middle East Film and Media

  • The Violence of Neoliberalism

    Crime, Harm and Inequality, 1st Edition

    By Victoria E. Collins, Dawn L. Rothe

    This book examines the impact of neoliberalism on society, bringing to the forefront a discussion of violence and harm, the inherent inequalities of neoliberalism and the ways in which our everyday lives in the Global North reproduce and facilitate this violence and harm.Drawing on a range of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Homeland Security

    Foundations of Security Policy, 1st Edition

    By Ehsan Zaffar

    Understanding Homeland Security is a unique textbook on homeland security that blends the latest research from the areas of immigration policy, counterterrorism research, and border security with practical insight from homeland security experts and leaders such as former Secretaries of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Prestige Television and Prison in the Age of Mass Incarceration

    A Wall Rise Up, 1st Edition

    By Victoria M. Bryan

    Television shows that we might call ‘prestige television’ represent prison in ways that are sometimes reductive, sometimes powerful, and sometimes exceedingly complex. This book examines various programmes across the genres of drama, comedy and horror that utilize prison or places of incarceration…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • White Masculinity in Contemporary Australia

    The Good Ol’ Aussie Bloke, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Waling

    Spanning the disciplines of sociology, history, media and cultural studies and popular culture, this book offers a historical exploration of Australian masculine tropes and an examination contemporary representations of masculinity in the media. With attention to a range of thematic issues,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Airplanes, the Environment, and the Human Condition

    1st Edition

    By Hans A. Baer

    The number of airplane flights worldwide continues to grow and is one of the many drivers of climate change. In this book Hans Baer argues that air travel has become a key part of modern cultural and social life and a source of tremendous profit-making, and thus an integral component of the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

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