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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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Diversion in Youth Justice What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?

Diversion in Youth Justice: What Can We Learn from Historical and Contemporary Practices?

1st Edition

By Roger Smith
January 31, 2019

Diversion in youth justice is a subject of enduring interest. It concerns the processes by which decisions are made about whether or not to prosecute young offenders, and this book explores the continuing debates and historical developments which shape these processes. The treatment of young ...

Restoring Harm A Psychosocial Approach to Victims and Restorative Justice

Restoring Harm: A Psychosocial Approach to Victims and Restorative Justice

1st Edition

By Daniela Bolívar
January 21, 2019

To what extent is restorative justice able to ‘restore’ the harm suffered by victims of crimes of interpersonal violence? Restorative justice is an innovative, participatory and inclusive reaction to crime that permits victims and offenders to engage in a communication process about the ...

Inmate Radicalisation and Recruitment in Prisons

Inmate Radicalisation and Recruitment in Prisons

1st Edition

By Clarke Jones, Raymund Narag
December 13, 2018

It is traditionally viewed that vulnerable inmates form captive audiences for violent terrorist offenders who, in turn, are destined to turn prisons into training grounds for militant activities; all the while forming alliances with more hardened criminals to produce an even greater threat. However...

The Penal Voluntary Sector

The Penal Voluntary Sector

1st Edition

By Philippa Tomczak
March 13, 2018

Winner of the 2017 British Society of Criminology Book Prize The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before in countries around the world. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy ...

Restorative Policing Concepts, theory and practice

Restorative Policing: Concepts, theory and practice

1st Edition

By Kerry Clamp, Craig Paterson
February 12, 2018

In the UK and elsewhere, restorative justice and policing are core components of a range of university programmes; however, currently no such text exists on the intersection of these two areas of study. This book draws together these diverse theoretical perspectives to provide an innovative, ...

Privatising Punishment in Europe?

Privatising Punishment in Europe?

1st Edition

Edited By Tom Daems, Tom Vander Beken
February 07, 2018

In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) penal institutions and an increasing presence of private ...

Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policy Institutionalized Fear or Evidence-Based Policy Making?

Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policy: Institutionalized Fear or Evidence-Based Policy Making?

1st Edition

By Tinka Veldhuis
February 06, 2018

Correctional policies for Islamist violent extremist offenders are often based on the premise that prisons can be hotbeds of radicalization. The perception that inmates are susceptible to violent extremist belief systems has given rise to a fervent international public, political, and scholarly ...

International Developments and Practices in Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation Volume 1: Victims and witnesses

International Developments and Practices in Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation: Volume 1: Victims and witnesses

1st Edition

Edited By David Walsh, Gavin Oxburgh, Allison Redlich, Trond Myklebust
April 27, 2017

Techniques in the investigative interviewing and interrogation of victims, witnesses and suspects of crime vary around the world, according to a country’s individual legal system, religion and culture. Whereas some countries have developed certain interview protocols for witnesses (such as the ABE ...

International Developments and Practices in Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation Volume 2: Suspects

International Developments and Practices in Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation: Volume 2: Suspects

1st Edition

Edited By David Walsh, Gavin Oxburgh, Allison Redlich, Trond Myklebust
April 27, 2017

Techniques in the investigative interviewing and interrogation of victims, witnesses and suspects of crime vary around the world, according to a country’s individual legal system, religion and culture. Whereas some countries have developed certain interview protocols for witnesses (such as the ABE ...

Change or Continuity in Drug Policy The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups

Change or Continuity in Drug Policy: The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups

1st Edition

By Julie Tieberghien
June 08, 2017

While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy ...

Experiencing Imprisonment Research on the experience of living and working in carceral institutions

Experiencing Imprisonment: Research on the experience of living and working in carceral institutions

1st Edition

Edited By Carla Reeves
June 16, 2017

The growing body of work on imprisonment, desistance and rehabilitation has mainly focused on policies and treatment programmes and how they are delivered. Experiencing Imprisonment reflects recent developments in research that focus on the active role of the offender in the process of justice. ...

Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces Translating theory and research into evidence-based practice

Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces: Translating theory and research into evidence-based practice

1st Edition

By Paula Brough, Jennifer Brown, Amanda Biggs
June 16, 2017

All organisations, whether private or public sector, seek to improve criminal justice workplace practice from an evidence base, but often find it difficult to effectively translate research findings into policy or design best-practice interventions. This book provides a direct bridge between ...

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