The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice

Hardcover | April 26, 2016

EditorPaul Knepper, Anja Johansen

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The historical study of crime has expanded in criminology during the past few decades, forming an active niche area in social history. Indeed, the history of crime is more relevant than ever as scholars seek to address contemporary issues in criminology and criminal justice. Thus, The OxfordHandbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice provides a systematic and comprehensive examination of recent developments across both fields. Chapters examine existing research, explain on-going debates and controversies, and point to new areas of interest, covering topics such as criminallaw and courts, police and policing, and the rise of criminology as a field.This Handbook also analyzes some of the most pressing criminological issues of our time, including drug trafficking, terrorism, and the intersections of gender, race, and class in the context of crime and punishment. The definitive volume on the history of crime, The Oxford Handbook of the Historyof Crime and Criminal Justice is an invaluable resource for students and scholars of criminology, criminal justice, and legal history.

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The historical study of crime has expanded in criminology during the past few decades, forming an active niche area in social history. Indeed, the history of crime is more relevant than ever as scholars seek to address contemporary issues in criminology and criminal justice. Thus, The OxfordHandbook of the History of Crime and Criminal...

Paul Knepper is Professor of Criminology at the University of Sheffield. Anja Johansen is Senior Lecturer in Comparative European History at the University of Dundee.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.75 × 6.75 × 0.98 inPublished:April 26, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199352333

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Paul Knepper and Anja Johansen: IntroductionPART ONE: HISTORIANS, INTERPRETATIONS, METHODOLOGIES1. Paul Lawrence: The Historiography of Crime and Criminal Justice2. Barry Godfrey: The Crime Historian's Modi Operandi3. Marcelo Aebi and Antonia Linde: Long-term trends in crime: Continuity and change4. Catherine Denys: Geography of crime: urban and rural environmentsPART TWO: FORMS OF CRIME5. Richard McMahon: Histories of interpersonal violence in Europe and North America (1700-present)6. Magaly Rodriguez Garcia: Ideas and practices of prostitution around the world7. Tammy Whi9tlock: Forms of Crime: Crime and Retail Theft8. Heather Shore: A Brief History of the Underworld and Organized Crime, c. 1750 to c. 19509. Constance Bantman: Terrorism and its Policing: Anarchists and the Era of Propaganda by the Deed (1870s-1914)10. Paul Knepper: Dreams and Nightmares: Drug Trafficking and the History of International CrimePART THREE: CRIME, GENDER, AND ETHNICITIES11. Joachim Eibach: Violence and Masculinity12. Manon van der Heijden: Women and Crime 1750-200013. Margo de Koster and Herman Reinke: Policing Minorities14. Kali N. Gross: Black Women, Criminal Justice, and ViolencePART FOUR: CULTURAL REPRESENTATIONS OF CRIME15. John Carter Wood: Crime news and the press16. Gray Cavender and Nancy Jurik: Crime, Criminology, and the Crime Genre17. Jorgen Ystehede: Contested Spaces: On Crime Museums, Monuments and Memorials18. Pablo Piccato: A Historical Perspective on Crime Fiction in Mexico During the Middle Decades of the Twentieth CenturyPART FIVE: RISE OF CRIMINOLOGY19. Pieter Spierenburg: The Rise of Criminology in its Historical Context20. Stephen Garton: Criminal Minds: psychiatry, psychopathology and the government of criminality21. Sharon Kowalsky: Continuity and Change: Russian and Early Soviet Criminology and the Criminal WomanPART SIX: LAW ENFORCEMENT AND POLICING22. Dave Barrie: Policing before the Police in the Eighteenth-Century: British Perspectives in a European Context23. Mark Finnane: The Origins of "Modern" Policing24. Haia Shpayer-Makov: Detectives and Forensic Science: The Professionalization of Police Detection25. Anja Johansen: Police-Public Relations: Interpretations of Policing and Democratic Governance26. Clive Emsley: Crime and Policing in WartimePART SEVEN: LAW, COURTS, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE27. Elizabeth Dale: Everyday Justice: The Extralegal in History28. Daniel Siemens: Popular dramas between transgression and order: Criminal trials and their publics in the 19th and 20th century in global perspective29. Carolyn Strange: Mercy and Parole in Anglo-American Criminal Justice Systems, from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century30. Markus Dubber: Histories of Crime and Criminal Justice and the Historical Analysis of Criminal LawPART EIGHT: PUNISHMENT AND PRISONS31. Randall McGowen: The Death Penalty32. Hamish Maxwell-Stewart: Transportation33. Sandra Scicluna: Early Modern Carceral Institutions34. Michael Meranze: Histories of the Modern Prison