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In recent years attention has switched from how adolescents are attracted into crime, to how adults reduce their offending and then stop – the process of desistance. There are now around a dozen major longitudinal and in-depth studies around the world which have followed or are following offenders…
Paperback – 2016-04-14
What is intelligence-led policing? Who came up with the idea? Where did it come from? How does it relate to other policing paradigms? What distinguishes an intelligence-led approach to crime reduction? How is it designed to have an impact on crime? Does it prevent crime? These are just a few of the…
Paperback – 2016-04-13
As politicians and the media perpetuate the stereotype of the "common criminal," crimes committed by the powerful remain for the most part invisible, or are reframed as a "bad decision" or a "rare mistake." This is a topic that remains marginalized within the field of criminology and criminal…
Paperback – 2016-04-07
Global Issues in Crime and Justice
Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy is a definitive sourcebook that is comprised of contributions from some of the most recognized experts in criminology and criminal justice policy. The book is essential reading for students taking upper level courses and seminars on crime, public…
Paperback – 2016-03-29
Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)Justice covers a wide range of legal issues associated with sexuality, gender, reproduction, and identity. These are critical and sensitive issues that law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals need to understand. The book synthesizes the literature…
Paperback – 2016-03-28
In the minds of the general public, young people and crime are intrinsically linked; wide-spread belief persists that such activities are a result of the ‘permissive 1960s’ and the changing face of the traditional nuclear family. Roger Hopkins Burke challenges these preconceptions and offers a…
Paperback – 2016-03-21
This book addresses the use of biometrics – including fingerprint identification, DNA identification and facial recognition – in the criminal justice system: balancing the need to ensure society is protected from harms, such as crime and terrorism, while also preserving individual rights. It offers…
Paperback – 2018-02-14
Law, Science and Society
The perception of the immigrant as criminal or deviant has a long history in the United States, with many groups (e.g., Irish, Italians, Latinos) having been associated with perceived increases in crime and other social problems, although data suggest this is not necessarily the case. This Handbook…
Hardback – 2018-02-12
Police Ethics, Fourth Edition, provides an analysis of corruption in law enforcement organizations. The authors argue that the noble cause—a commitment to “doing something about bad people”—is a central “ends-based” police ethic. This fundamental principle of police ethics can paradoxically open…
Paperback – 2018-02-12
Does punishment change behavior?
Watch a recording of our free live webinar from 22nd March 2016 (EST)
As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, the need to evaluate correctional programs and policies has never been more important. This webinar explores the topic of punishment alongside other criminal sanctions like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and community–based programs as a means of changing behavior.
Students, researchers, scholars, and practitioners will learn from expert panelists Edward J. Latessa, Deborah Koetzle and Kimberly D. Dodson about the history of punishment; why we have criminal sanctions, and what is known about their effectiveness in changing behavior.
Michael Hallett, is the lead author of, The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation. With his co-authors, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang and Grant Duwe, this this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history interviews of inmates and staff to explore the history, purpose, and functioning of the Inmate Minister program at Louisiana State Penitentiary (aka "Angola").
We caught up with Michael to discuss this exciting title, soon to be released in paperback...
Routledge sits down with author Brian Porto of May It Please the Court, Third Edition: Judicial Processes and Politics in America. Unlike the many dull and inaccessible texts in this field, May It Please The Court conveys the human drama of civil and criminal litigation.
Ellen Boyne focuses on publishing distinctive work in corrections, policing, criminology, and criminal justice and the law. She commissions research monographs, edited handbook collections, and supplemental texts, and also specializes in the development of core textbooks with an innovative approach to teaching. With 30 years of experience in criminal justice publishing and an M.S. in Criminal Justice, she invites book proposals on emerging areas and advances in the field. She shares criminal justice news on Twitter via @CJ_Editor and can also be reached via LinkedIn.
Pamela Chester brings more than 18 years of publishing experience to her work on the US Criminal Justice and Criminology list. She commissions a full range of content, primarily focused on core textbooks for the North American market with an innovative approach to teaching CJ fundamentals. She also signs upper-level textbooks, particularly in new and emerging fields. Her special interests include corrections, policing, criminology, and criminal justice and the law.
Thomas Sutton acquires for Criminology at Routledge. He commissions textbooks, handbooks, and monographs across the discipline, working with distinguished scholars and experts from around the world. As well as working on a range of leading textbooks, Tom also commissions in various scholarly series in areas such as critical criminology, criminal justice, borders and citizenship, crime science, desistance and rehabilitation, and crimes of the powerful. He is also interested in books on topics such as gender and crime, punishment and penology, victimology, and global and comparative criminology. Tom has a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of East Anglia, UK, an MA in English Literature from the University of Warwick, UK. He enjoys reading, writing, music and cinema.