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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 321 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Justice — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Criminology Theory and Terrorism

    New Applications and Approaches

    Edited by Joshua D. Freilich, Gary LaFree

    Although there has been an increase in research on terrorism across the social and behavioural sciences in the past few decades, until recently most of this work has originated from political science, psychology or economics. Therefore, our focus in this book on criminological conceptual frameworks...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Willan

  3. Victims

    Trauma, testimony and justice

    By Ross McGarry, Sandra Walklate

    The study of victims of crime is a central concern for criminologists around the world. In recent years, some victimologists have become increasingly engaged in positivist debates on the differences between victims and non-victims, how these differences can be measured and what could be done to...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Restorative Justice in Transition

    By Kerry Clamp

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    This book explores how restorative justice is used and what its potential benefits are in situations where the state has been either explicitly or implicitly involved in human rights abuses. Restorative justice is increasingly becoming a popular mechanism to respond to crime in democratic settings...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Crime in England 1688-1815

    By David J Cox

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England 1688-1815 covers the ‘long’ eighteenth century, a period which saw huge and far-reaching changes in criminal justice history. These changes included the introduction of transportation overseas as an alternative to the death penalty, the growth of the magistracy, the birth of...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

    Edited by Perry Stanislas

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A Schlosser

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural...

    Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Victims and Restorative Justice

    Edited by Inge Vanfraechem, Daniela Bolívar Fernández, Ivo Aertsen

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge