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Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice


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Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice offers the very best in research on criminal justice systems around the world, offering fresh insights on a range of topics in criminal procedure, including policing, prisons, courts, youth justice, community measures, rehabilitation, victimology and forensics science.

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Incarcerating Children: Understanding Youth Imprisonment

Incarcerating Children: Understanding Youth Imprisonment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Tim Bateman
January 01, 2021

Levels of youth custody in any period are not closely related to the nature and extent of youth crime, but appear instead to be determined, at least in part, by political, social and economic considerations. While David Garland’s account of the development of a new culture of control provides a...

Understanding War as Punishment: Punitive Logics Beyond The State

Understanding War as Punishment: Punitive Logics Beyond The State

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Teresa Degenhardt
January 01, 2021

The notion of crime is frequently used to justify military interventions. Thus military operations are reconstructed as a way of stopping crime and human rights violations and international punishment as a state practice. This book analyses the increasing overlap of criminology and international...

Invisible Policing: Inside the world of covert surveillance

Invisible Policing: Inside the world of covert surveillance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bethan Loftus, Benjamin Goold, Shane Mac Giollabhuí
January 01, 2021

What is covert policing? How do covert surveillance officers use their time? What are their perceptions of the work, its status, rewards and challenges? How are operations planned, authorised, carried out and reviewed? How do officers understand and negotiate the dilemmas involved in carrying out...

Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights

Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Fiona Donson, Aisling Parkes
January 01, 2021

Children whose parents have been incarcerated are often referred to as "invisible victims of crime and the penal system". Whereas the criminal justice system and wider human rights discourse around imprisonment predominantly focuses on the prisoner, the human rights of children and family members...

Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain
December 18, 2020

The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies...

Prisoner Resettlement in Europe

Prisoner Resettlement in Europe

1st Edition

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Frieder Dünkel, Ineke Pruin, Anette Storgaard, Jonas Weber
December 18, 2020

Questions regarding how to improve the transitional phase from prison to life in society after release have gained major importance in the last decade in criminal policy. All over the world release preparation and resettlement practice are discussed with the aim to reduce negative effects of...

The Pixelated Prisoner: Prison Video Links, Court ‘Appearance’ and the Justice Matrix

The Pixelated Prisoner: Prison Video Links, Court ‘Appearance’ and the Justice Matrix

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carolyn McKay
December 18, 2020

Technological linkages between justice and law enforcement agencies are radically altering criminal process and access to justice for prisoners. Video links, integral to an increasingly networked justice matrix, enable the custodial appearance of prisoners in remote courts and are becoming the...

The Anthropology of Police

The Anthropology of Police

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Kevin G. Karpiak, William Garriott
December 18, 2020

What are the potential contributions of anthropology to the study of police? Even beyond the methodological particularities and geographic breadth of cultural anthropology, there are a set of conceptual and analytical traditions that have much to bring to broader scholarship in police studies....

Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society

Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions: Law, Medicine and Society

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter
December 18, 2020

Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can...

Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited: Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky

Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited: Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Lennon Y.C. Chang, Russell Brewer
December 18, 2020

This volume brings together leading researchers to celebrate the significant contributions of Peter Grabosky to the field of Criminology, and in particular his work developing and adapting regulatory theory to the study of policing and security. Over the past three decades, his...

The Enforcement of Offender Supervision in Europe: Understanding Breach Processes

The Enforcement of Offender Supervision in Europe: Understanding Breach Processes

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Miranda Boone, Niamh Maguire
December 18, 2020

This book provides a comparative analysis of the process of breach across ten different European jurisdictions by identifying and elaborating a number of key analytical themes through which the different systems can be compared and evaluated. It is informed by and hopes to advance the research...

Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Jake Phillips, Jaime Waters, Chalen Westaby, Andrew Fowler
July 22, 2020

This book is the first volume to explore criminal justice work and criminological research through the lens of emotional labour. A concept first coined 30 years ago, emotional labour seeks to explore the ways in which people manage their emotions in order to achieve the aims of their organisations,...

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