Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context book cover

    Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context

    1st Edition

    By Barry Goldson, Chris Cunneen, Sophie Russell, David Brown, Eileen Baldry, Melanie Schwartz, Damon Briggs

    Researchers have often attempted to identify and comprehend international trends in criminal justice, and in youth justice and penality more particularly. But the complex, contradictory and often inconsistent nature of youth justice and penality over both time and space, defies generalized accounts…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Prison Overcrowding and Alternatives to Detention book cover

    Prison Overcrowding and Alternatives to Detention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Bernardi

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights book cover

    Parental Imprisonment and Children’s Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Donson, Aisling Parkes

    Children whose parents have been incarcerated are often referred to as "invisible victims of crime and the penal system". Whereas the criminal justice system and wider human rights discourse around imprisonment predominantly focuses on the prisoner, the human rights of children and family members…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Understanding War as Punishment: Punitive Logics Beyond The State book cover

    Understanding War as Punishment

    Punitive Logics Beyond The State, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Degenhardt

    The notion of crime is frequently used to justify military interventions. Thus military operations are reconstructed as a way of stopping crime and human rights violations and international punishment as a state practice. This book analyses the increasing overlap of criminology and international…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Corrections in the Community book cover

    Corrections in the Community

    7th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Brian Lovins

    Corrections in the Community, Seventh Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison and jail systems continue to struggle, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-19 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970 book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the Rehabilitative Ideal, 1895-1970

    1st Edition

    By Victor Bailey

    Spanning almost a century of penal policy and practice in England and Wales, this book is a study of the long arc of the rehabilitative ideal, beginning in 1895, the year of the Gladstone Committee on Prisons, and ending in 1970, when the policy of treating and training criminals was very much on…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Transforming Summary Justice: Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts book cover

    Transforming Summary Justice

    Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts, 1st Edition

    By Jenni Ward

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections book cover

    Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    1st Edition

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner book cover

    Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Diana F. Johns

    Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Michel Foucault book cover

    Michel Foucault

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison: The Post-Release Experience book cover

    Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe book cover

    Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

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