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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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The Impact of Covid-19 on Prison Conditions and Penal Policy

The Impact of Covid-19 on Prison Conditions and Penal Policy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Frieder Dunkel, Stefan Harrendorf, Dirk Vanzylsmit
April 14, 2022

The Impact of COVID-19 on Prison Conditions and Penal Policy presents the results of a worldwide exchange of information on the impact of COVID-19 in prisons, as well as focusing on the human rights questions that have been raised during the pandemic, relating to the treatment of prisoners in ...

The Virtual Reality of Imprisonment in Russia “Preparing myself for Prison” in a Contested Human Rights Landscape

The Virtual Reality of Imprisonment in Russia: “Preparing myself for Prison” in a Contested Human Rights Landscape

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Laura Piacentini, Elena Katz
April 08, 2022

In outlining the online expressions of penal life, this book disrupts the conventional human encounters that underpin empirical criminological scholarship on prisons because, figuratively speaking, prisons in Russia are de-nesting from their institutional moorings and borders. Using the online ...

Policing and Boundaries in a Violent Society A South African Case Study

Policing and Boundaries in a Violent Society: A South African Case Study

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Guy Lamb
January 31, 2022

This book explores how social and territorial boundaries have influenced the approaches and practices of the South Africa Police Service (SAPS). By means of a historical analysis of South Africa, this book introduces a new concept, ‘police frontierism’, which illuminates the nature of the ...

Police Integrity in South Africa

Police Integrity in South Africa

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, Adri Sauerman
December 13, 2021

Policing in South Africa has gained notoriety through its extensive history of oppressive law enforcement. In 1994, as the country’s apartheid system was replaced with a democratic order, the new government faced the significant challenge of transforming the South African police force ...

Consent, Stealthing and Desire-Based Contracting in the Criminal Law

Consent, Stealthing and Desire-Based Contracting in the Criminal Law

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Brianna Jade Chesser, Nadia David, April Zahra
December 01, 2021

Consent, Stealthing and Desire-Based Contracting in the Criminal Law examines the inconsistencies in the definitions of consent in sexual encounters by examining emerging sex crimes alongside changing community values and the changing legal definitions of consent in sexual offending, focusing on ...

Genetic Surveillance and Crime Control Social, Cultural and Political Perspectives

Genetic Surveillance and Crime Control: Social, Cultural and Political Perspectives

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Helena Machado, Rafaela Granja
November 30, 2021

Genetic Surveillance and Crime Control presents a new empirical and conceptual framework for understanding trends of genetic surveillance in different countries in Europe and in other jurisdictions around the world. The use of DNA or genome for state-level surveillance for crime governance is ...

Policing Child Sexual Abuse Failure, Corruption and Reform in Queensland

Policing Child Sexual Abuse: Failure, Corruption and Reform in Queensland

1st Edition

By Paul Bleakley
September 16, 2021

Policing Child Sexual Abuse provides a historical overview of the evolution of policing child sexual abuse in Queensland, tracing a legacy of failure (even corruption) in the decades leading up to the foundation of Task Force Argos, a branch of the Queensland Police Service created in part as a ...

Collaboration and Innovation in Criminal Justice An Activity Theory Alternative to Offender Rehabilitation

Collaboration and Innovation in Criminal Justice: An Activity Theory Alternative to Offender Rehabilitation

1st Edition

By Paulo Rocha
August 24, 2021

Drawing on original research on community-based alternatives to offender rehabilitation, this book provides an up-to-date depiction of the challenges faced by front-line workers at the interface between criminal justice and welfare systems striving to address needs and provide multifaceted ...

Professionalism in Probation Making Sense of Marketisation

Professionalism in Probation: Making Sense of Marketisation

1st Edition

By Matt Tidmarsh
August 13, 2021

This book explores probation staff understandings of professionalism in the aftermath of the Transforming Rehabilitation (TR) reforms to services in England and Wales. Drawing on the sociology of the professions, this book offers an original and timely contribution to the criminal justice ...

Women in Policing Feminist Perspectives on Theory and Practice

Women in Policing: Feminist Perspectives on Theory and Practice

1st Edition

By Emma Cunningham
August 12, 2021

Women in Policing provides an insight into women's role within policing, their emergence, and development, offering a theoretical underpinning to explore this role as well as incorporating two empirical studies, one which reassesses the lived experiences of female officers, and one based on FOI ...

Exploring High-risk Offender Treatment and the Role of Music Therapy

Exploring High-risk Offender Treatment and the Role of Music Therapy

1st Edition

By Louise A. Sicard
July 06, 2021

Exploring High-risk Offender Treatment and the Role of Music Therapy explores the treatment delivered to high-risk offenders with complex needs, focusing on sex and violent offenders. The book advocates for the further use of less traditional and creative therapies, in particular, music therapy. ...

Criminal Justice and Regulation Revisited Essays in Honour of Peter Grabosky

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

1st Edition

Edited By Lennon Y.C. Chang, Russell Brewer
March 31, 2021

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 ...

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