Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Generations Through Prison: Experiences of Intergenerational Incarceration book cover

    Generations Through Prison

    Experiences of Intergenerational Incarceration, 1st Edition

    By Mark Halsey, Melissa del Vel-Palumbo

    Around one in five prisoners report the previous or current incarceration of a parent. Many such prisoners attest to the long-term negative effects of parental incarceration on one’s own sense of self and on the range and quality of opportunities for building a conventional life. And yet, the…

    Hardback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Justice and the Family

  • The Crimmigrant Other: Migration and Penal Power book cover

    The Crimmigrant Other

    Migration and Penal Power, 1st Edition

    By Katja Franko

    Contemporary Western societies are increasingly geared towards the production of immigrant illegality. This book examines these processes and outlines how the figure of the "crimmigrant other" has emerged not only as a central object of media and political discourse, but also as a distinct penal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Injustice for All: America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It book cover

    Injustice for All

    America's Dysfunctional Criminal Justice System and How to Fix It, 1st Edition

    By Chris W Surprenant, Jason Brennan

    American criminal justice is a dysfunctional mess. Cops are too violent, the punishments are too punitive, and the so-called Land of the Free imprisons more people than any other country in the world. Understanding why means focusing on color—not only on black or white (which already has been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Loss, Dying and Bereavement in the Criminal Justice System book cover

    Loss, Dying and Bereavement in the Criminal Justice System

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Read, Sotirios Santatzoglou, Anthony Wrigley

    Life is characterised by movement, change and development, including transitions, losses and grief. People experiencing loss must learn to accommodate it and, sometimes, relearn new roles. Whether the offender is accommodating general loss (such as transition), the loss of others or facing their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Africa and International Criminal Justice: Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court book cover

    Africa and International Criminal Justice

    Radical Evils and the International Criminal Court, 1st Edition

    By Fred Aja Agwu

    This book provides an overview of crimes under international law, radical evils, in a number of African states. This overview informs a critical analysis of the debates surrounding the African Union’s call for withdrawal from the International Criminal Court and proposes a way forward with a more…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Law of Armed Conflict

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs book cover

    Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Many of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge

  • Positive Growth and Redemption in Prison: Finding Light Behind Bars and Beyond book cover

    Positive Growth and Redemption in Prison

    Finding Light Behind Bars and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Lila Kazemian

    Although the negative consequences of rising incarceration rates have been well-established, criminological research has largely neglected to document psychological, social, and behavioral changes that occur during periods of incarceration. Drawing on an original longitudinal study of long-term…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice book cover

    Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Faye S. Taxman

    The Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice covers risk assessments for individuals being considered for parole or probation. Evidence-based approaches to such decisions help take the emotion and politics out of community corrections. As the United States begins to back away from…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • Gringo Injustice: Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law book cover

    Gringo Injustice

    Insider Perspectives on Police, Gangs, and Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alfredo Mirandé

    The recent mass shooting of 22 innocent people in El Paso by a lone White gunman looking to "Kill Mexicans" is not new. It is part of a long, bloody history of anti-Latina/o violence in the United States. Gringo Injustice brings this history to life, shedding critical light on the complex…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

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

    Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups, 1st Edition

    By Julie Tieberghien

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-25
    Routledge

  • Criminal Legalities in the Global South: Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices book cover

    Criminal Legalities in the Global South

    Cultural Dynamics, Political Tensions, and Institutional Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pablo Ciocchini, George Radics

    This edited volume presents the work of academics from the Global South and explores, from local and regional settings, how the legal order and people’s perceptions of it translates into an understanding of what constitutes "criminal" behaviors or activities. This book aims to address the gap…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

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