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New and Published Books

  1. Surviving Russian Prisons

    By Laura Piacentini

    What do Russian prisons look like? Who is sent to prison in Russia? How is punishment allocated and administered? This pioneering book aims to answer these and other questions by embarking on a journey that begins by exploring how the prisons have survived the collapse of the USSR, and ends with a...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Willan

  2. Offender Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Enabling Change the TC way

    By Alisa Stevens

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Offender rehabilitation has become increasingly and almost exclusively associated with structured cognitive-behavioural programmes. For fifty years, however, a small number of English prisons have promoted an alternative method of rehabilitation: the democratic therapeutic community (TC). These...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rehabilitation and Deviance (Routledge Revivals)

    By Philip Bean

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book examines rehabilitation within the penal system in Britain in the 1970s. It argues that the ‘rehabilitative ideal’ is not the only possible alternative to a penal policy but an option which has now become institutionalized and alien to traditional concepts of...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Prisons, Terrorism and Extremism

    Critical Issues in Management, Radicalisation and Reform

    Edited by Andrew Silke

    Series: Political Violence

    This volume provides an overview of intervention and management strategies for dealing with terrorist and extremist offenders in prisons. The management of terrorist and extremist prisoners has long been recognised as a difficult problem in prisons. In most countries, such offenders are relatively...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Series: Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up...

    Published November 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Corrections and Collections

    Architectures for Art and Crime

    By Joe Day

    America holds more than two million inmates in its prisons and jails, and hosts more than two million daily visits to museums, figures which represent a ten-fold increase in the last twenty-five years. Corrections and Collections explores and connects these two massive expansions in our built...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Epidemiological Criminology

    Theory to Practice

    Edited by Eve Waltermaurer, Timothy A. Akers

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Epidemiological criminology is an emerging paradigm which explores the public health outcomes associated with engagement in crime and criminal justice. This book engages with this new theory and practice-based discipline drawing on knowledge from criminology, criminal justice, public health,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Penal Landscape

    The Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Edited by Anita Dockley, Ian Loader

    The Howard League for Penal Reform is committed to developing an effective penal system which ensures there are fewer victims of crime, has a diminished role for prison and creates a safer community for all. In this collection of ten papers, the charity has brought together some of the most...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge