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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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Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity The healing role of reparation

Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity: The healing role of reparation

1st Edition

Edited By Jo-Anne Wemmers
March 03, 2016

Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the ...

Transforming Criminal Justice? Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation

Transforming Criminal Justice?: Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation

1st Edition

By Jane Donoghue
March 03, 2016

Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia, ...

Restorative Justice in Transitional Settings

Restorative Justice in Transitional Settings

1st Edition

Edited By Kerry Clamp
February 16, 2016

Restorative justice is increasingly being applied to settings characterized by large-scale violence and human rights abuses. While many embrace this development as an important step in attempts to transform protracted conflict, there are a number of conceptual challenges in transporting restorative...

Perceptions of Criminal Justice

Perceptions of Criminal Justice

1st Edition

By Vicky De Mesmaecker
September 03, 2015

In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens’ sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their resulting willingness to conform to the law and cooperate with the legal authorities. ...

International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

International Perspectives on Police Education and Training

1st Edition

Edited By Perry Stanislas
June 08, 2015

Training and education constitutes the backbone of a significant amount of police activity and expenditure in developing the most important resources involved in policing work. It also involves an array of actors and agencies, such as educational institutions which have a long and important ...

Restorative Justice in Transition

Restorative Justice in Transition

1st Edition

By Kerry Clamp
June 08, 2015

This book explores how restorative justice is used and what its potential benefits are in situations where the state has been either explicitly or implicitly involved in human rights abuses. Restorative justice is increasingly becoming a popular mechanism to respond to crime in democratic settings ...

Understanding Penal Practice

Understanding Penal Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill
June 08, 2015

Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions ...

Epidemiological Criminology Theory to Practice

Epidemiological Criminology: Theory to Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Eve Waltermaurer, Timothy Akers
January 26, 2015

Epidemiological criminology is an emerging paradigm which explores the public health outcomes associated with engagement in crime and criminal justice. This book engages with this new theory and practice-based discipline drawing on knowledge from criminology, criminal justice, public health, ...

Policing Cities Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

Policing Cities: Urban Securitization and Regulation in a 21st Century World

1st Edition

Edited By Randy Lippert, Kevin Walby
January 26, 2015

Policing Cities brings together international scholars from numerous disciplines to examine urban policing, securitization, and regulation in nine countries and the conceptual issues these practices raise. Chapters cover many of the world’s major cities, including New York, Beijing, Paris, London, ...

Justice Reinvestment Can the Criminal Justice System Deliver More for Less?

Justice Reinvestment: Can the Criminal Justice System Deliver More for Less?

1st Edition

By Chris Fox, Kevin Albertson, Kevin Wong
November 07, 2014

Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best ...

Doing Probation Work Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation

Doing Probation Work: Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation

1st Edition

By Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall
August 19, 2014

A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role. This book fills that gap by exploring the meaning of...

Women, Punishment and Social Justice Human Rights and Penal Practices

Women, Punishment and Social Justice: Human Rights and Penal Practices

1st Edition

Edited By Margaret Malloch, Gill McIvor
July 17, 2014

The prison has often been the focus for concerns about human rights violations, and campaigns aimed at achieving social justice, for those with an interest in the criminalisation of women. To reduce the number of women imprisoned, a range of policy initiatives have been developed to increase the ...

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