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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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Restorative Responses to Sexual Violence Legal, Social and Therapeutic Dimensions

Restorative Responses to Sexual Violence: Legal, Social and Therapeutic Dimensions

1st Edition

Edited By Estelle Zinsstag, Marie Keenan
March 05, 2019

Sexual violence, in all its forms, is a crime for which anecdotal accounts and scholarly reports suggest victims in their great majority do not receive adequate ‘justice’ or redress. The theory and practice of restorative justice is rapidly developing and offers some well-argued new avenues for ...

Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

1st Edition

By Ben Bradford
March 05, 2019

‘Stop and search’ is a form of police-citizen interaction that is confrontational, often stressful for those involved, and potentially damaging to the relationship between police and public. The extent to which police officers use their power to stop and perhaps search members of the public is ...

Young Offenders and Open Custody

Young Offenders and Open Custody

1st Edition

By Tove Pettersson
March 05, 2019

Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance ...

Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention

Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights: Discretionary Decision-Making in Police Detention

1st Edition

By Layla Skinns
February 18, 2019

Police detention is the place where suspects are taken whilst their case is investigated and a case disposal decision is reached. It is also a largely hidden, but vital, part of police work and an under-explored aspect of police studies. This book provides a much-needed comparative perspective on ...

Restoring Justice and Security in Intercultural Europe

Restoring Justice and Security in Intercultural Europe

1st Edition

Edited By Brunilda Pali, Ivo Aertsen
February 14, 2019

The intercultural contexts and new configurations in Europe offer fertile ground for social conflict, tensions and threat. This book challenges predominant and fear inducing approaches of justice and security as they appear in intercultural contexts, and develops alternative understandings by ...

The Special Constabulary Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes

The Special Constabulary: Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes

1st Edition

Edited By Karen Bullock, Andrew Millie
February 07, 2019

Special constables are warranted officers retained within British constabularies. Wearing similar uniforms, carrying the same personal protective equipment and holding identical powers to enforce the criminal law, special constables are to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from their ...

Action Research in Criminal Justice Restorative justice approaches in intercultural settings

Action Research in Criminal Justice: Restorative justice approaches in intercultural settings

1st Edition

Edited By Inge Vanfraechem, Ivo Aertsen
February 04, 2019

To understand how people experience justice and security is a challenging task in times of unrest, marked by growing perceptions of insecurity, discrimination and uncertainty. The European project ALTERNATIVE aimed to understand justice and security experiences related to conflicts in intercultural...

Big Data, Crime and Social Control

Big Data, Crime and Social Control

1st Edition

Edited By Aleš Završnik
February 04, 2019

From predictive policing to self-surveillance to private security, the potential uses to of big data in crime control pose serious legal and ethical challenges relating to privacy, discrimination, and the presumption of innocence. The book is about the impacts of the use of big data analytics on ...

Moral Issues in Intelligence-led Policing

Moral Issues in Intelligence-led Policing

1st Edition

Edited By Helene Oppen Gundhus, Kira Rønn, Nick Fyfe
February 04, 2019

The core baseline of Intelligence-led Policing is the aim of increasing efficiency and quality of police work, with a focus on crime analysis and intelligence methods as tools for informed and objective decisions both when conducting targeted, specialized operations and when setting strategic ...

Police-Citizen Relations Across the World Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy

Police-Citizen Relations Across the World: Comparing sources and contexts of trust and legitimacy

1st Edition

Edited By Dietrich Oberwittler, Sebastian Roché
February 04, 2019

Police-citizen relations are in the public spotlight following outbursts of anger and violence. Such clashes often happen as a response to fatal police shootings, racial or ethnic discrimination, or the mishandling of mass protests. But even in such cases, citizens’ assessment of the police differs...

Policing Hate Crime Understanding Communities and Prejudice

Policing Hate Crime: Understanding Communities and Prejudice

1st Edition

By Gail Mason, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sharon Pickering, Rebecca Wickes, Carolyn McKay
February 04, 2019

In a contemporary setting of increasing social division and marginalisation, Policing Hate Crime interrogates the complexities of prejudice motivated crime and effective policing practices. Hate crime has become a barometer for contemporary police relations with vulnerable and marginalised ...

Transforming Summary Justice Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts

Transforming Summary Justice: Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts

1st Edition

By Jenni Ward
February 04, 2019

Sweeping changes are being introduced into the lower-tier magistrates’ courts in England and Wales in efforts to modernise the system and speed up case processing. They concentrate on delivering prompt justice within a modern, efficient and technologically advanced system. But these transformations...

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