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The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…
Paperback – 2018-11-15
How do I reduce crime in my police command? How do I tackle chronic crime problems? How do I address the long-term issues that have plagued my community? How do I analyze crime and criminal behaviour? How do I show evidence of success in crime reduction? What works, what doesn’t, and how do we know…
Paperback – 2018-08-20
This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Building on previous editions, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided…
Paperback – 2018-11-14
This book—containing contributions from scholars who are well-known for their research on gangs, and selected as experts on the assigned topics—examines youth gangs from a developmental/life-course perspective, exploring a myriad of issues related to gang membership, its causes, its consequences,…
Hardback – 2018-11-14
Fingerprint collection and analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, and lab supervisor. Regardless of one’s specific background or role in the process, a knowledge of scientific practices is critical in handling and…
Paperback – 2018-11-08
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.
Charlotte commissions books in Criminology and Criminal Justice. She covers a number of areas, including penology; youth and juvenile justice; crime science; crime prevention; gender, women and queer criminology; race, crime and justice; drugs; crime and media; psychology and crime; historical criminology. Charlotte acquires a range of product types from research monographs and handbooks to textbooks and supplementary reading for students. She is always happy to discuss book ideas or long-term writing plans and can be found on LinkedIn.
Tom commissions in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and manages the global editorial team. He acquires textbooks, handbooks, and monographs and works 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; desistance and rehabilitation; crime, security and justice; victims, culture and society; rural criminology; crimes of the powerful; key thinkers in Criminology, and global crime and justice. 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.