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New Advances in Crime and Social Harm

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This series seeks to publish original cutting-edge contributions to the fields of criminology, criminal justice and penology. Volumes include discussions of Foucault and 'governmentality'; critical criminology; victims and criminal justice; corporate crime; comparative criminology and women's prisons.

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The Politics of Punishment A Comparative Study of Imprisonment and Political Culture

The Politics of Punishment: A Comparative Study of Imprisonment and Political Culture

1st Edition

By Louise Brangan
January 09, 2023

Prisons are everywhere. Yet they are not everywhere alike. How can we explain the differences in cross-national uses of incarceration? The Politics of Punishment explores this question by undertaking a comparative sociological analysis of penal politics and imprisonment in Ireland and Scotland.   ...

Remorse and Criminal Justice Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

Remorse and Criminal Justice: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Steven Tudor, Richard Weisman, Michael Proeve, Kate Rossmanith
November 28, 2021

This multi-disciplinary collection brings together original contributions to present the best of current thinking about the nature and place of remorse in the context of criminal justice. Despite the widespread and long-standing nature of interest in offender remorse, the topic has until recently ...

Integrating a Victim Perspective within Criminal Justice International Debates

Integrating a Victim Perspective within Criminal Justice: International Debates

1st Edition

Edited By Adam Crawford, Jo Goodey
April 25, 2000

As numerous academic and political commentators have noted, the implications of introducing a victim’s perspective into the delicate balance between state and offender is likely to be a key issue in the future of criminal justice. This book seeks to outline the contours of the relevant debates ...

Crime and Culture An Historical Perspective

Crime and Culture: An Historical Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By René Lévy, Amy Gilman Srebnick
August 23, 2018

Scholarly interest in the history of crime has grown dramatically in recent years and, because scholars associated with this work have relied on a broad social definition of crime which includes acts that are against the law as well as acts of social banditry and political rebellion, crime history ...

Family Violence and Police Response Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries

Family Violence and Police Response: Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries

1st Edition

By Marijke Malsch, Wilma Smeenk
June 28, 2017

Police response to incidents of intimate partner violence can be critical. This volume investigates the elements in the institutional, legal and organizational context that are relevant for police response to incidents in the realm of the private sphere and whether there exists a relation with the ...

Deleuze and Environmental Damage Violence of the Text

Deleuze and Environmental Damage: Violence of the Text

1st Edition

By Mark Halsey
March 29, 2017

This book offers a post-structuralist critique of the problems associated with modernist accounts of environmental harm and regulation. Through a notably detailed micro-political analysis of forest conflict, the author explores the limits of academic commentary on environmental issues and suggests ...

Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Prisons

Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Prisons

1st Edition

By Mary Bosworth
November 09, 2016

This book explores how power is negotiated in women’s prisons. Drawing on fieldwork conducted in three penal establishments in England, it analyses how women manage the restrictions of imprisonment and the manner in which they attempt to resist institutional control. It is proposed that power is ...

The Arts of Imprisonment Control, Resistance and Empowerment

The Arts of Imprisonment: Control, Resistance and Empowerment

1st Edition

Edited By Leonidas K. Cheliotis
November 28, 2016

The arts - spanning the visual, design, performing, media, musical, and literary genres - constitute an alternative lens through which to understand state-sanctioned punishment and its place in public consciousness. Perhaps this is especially so in the case of imprisonment: its nature, its ...

Governing through Crime in South Africa The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes

Governing through Crime in South Africa: The Politics of Race and Class in Neoliberalizing Regimes

1st Edition

By Gail Super
November 15, 2016

This book deals with the historic transition to democracy in South Africa and its impact upon crime and punishment. It examines how the problem of crime has emerged as a major issue to be governed in post-apartheid South Africa. Having undergone a dramatic transition from authoritarianism to ...

Transitional Justice Images and Memories

Transitional Justice: Images and Memories

1st Edition

Edited By Chrisje Brants, Antoine Hol, Dina Siegel
November 10, 2016

Transitional justice is usually associated with international criminal courts and tribunals, but criminal justice is merely one way of dealing with the legacy of conflict and atrocity. Justice is not only a matter of law. It is a process of making sense of the past and accepting the possibility of ...

Transitional Justice

Transitional Justice

1st Edition

By Christine Bell
August 30, 2016

This collection on transitional justice sits as part of a library of essays on different concepts of ’justice’. Yet transitional justice appears quite different from other types of justice and fundamental ambiguities characterise the term that raise questions as to how it should sit alongside other...

Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration The Revival of the Prison

Penal Culture and Hyperincarceration: The Revival of the Prison

1st Edition

By Chris Cunneen, Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Mark Brown, Melanie Schwartz, Alex Steel
August 26, 2016

What are the various forces influencing the role of the prison in late modern societies? What changes have there been in penality and use of the prison over the past 40 years that have led to the re-valorization of the prison? Using penal culture as a conceptual and theoretical vehicle, and ...

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