Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Criminal Justice Ethics: Cultivating the moral imagination book cover

    Criminal Justice Ethics

    Cultivating the moral imagination, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Hayes

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range…

    Paperback – 2015-02-19

  • Delivering Rehabilitation: The politics, governance and control of probation book cover

    Delivering Rehabilitation

    The politics, governance and control of probation, 1st Edition

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23

  • Women Exiting Prison: Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival book cover

    Women Exiting Prison

    Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bree Carlton, Marie Segrave

    Women’s incarceration is on the rise globally and this has significant intergenerational, economic and humanitarian costs for communities across the world. While there have been efforts to implement reform, particularly in countries such as Canada, UK, US and Australia, the growing evidence…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Doing Probation Work: Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation book cover

    Doing Probation Work

    Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation, 1st Edition

    By Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Making People Pay (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Making People Pay (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Paul Rock

    First published in 1973, this book offers a fascinating and systematic description of the debt-collection process in 1970s England. Basing his research on the words of creditors, debtors, solicitors and debt-collectors, Paul Rock’s research was conducted when imprisonment for debt was still in…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women, Punishment and Social Justice: Human Rights and Penal Practices book cover

    Women, Punishment and Social Justice

    Human Rights and Penal Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Malloch, Gill McIvor

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • False Justice: Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent, Revised Edition book cover

    False Justice

    Eight Myths that Convict the Innocent, Revised Edition, 1st Edition

    By Jim Petro, Nancy Petro

    Compelling and engagingly written, this book by former Attorney General of Ohio Jim Petro and his wife, writer Nancy Petro, takes the reader inside actual cases, summarizes extensive research on the causes and consequences of wrongful conviction, and exposes eight common myths that inspire false…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17

  • Questioning Capital Punishment: Law, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Questioning Capital Punishment

    Law, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By James R. Acker

    The death penalty has inspired controversy for centuries. Raising questions regarding capital punishment rather than answering them, Questioning Capital Punishment offers the footing needed to allow for more informed consideration and analysis of these controversies. Acker edits judicial decisions…

    Paperback – 2014-06-24
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Contrasts in Punishment: An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism book cover

    Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism, 1st Edition

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Defendants in the Criminal Process (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Defendants in the Criminal Process (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By A. E. Bottoms, J. D. McClean

    First published in 1976, this book examines the practical workings of the English criminal court system, focusing on the defendant’s experiences of the system and the decisions he takes as he passes through it. Indeed, the defendant in a criminal case is in a unique position to experience the whole…

    Paperback – 2014-06-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Death Penalty: Constitutional Issues, Commentaries, and Case Briefs book cover

    The Death Penalty

    Constitutional Issues, Commentaries, and Case Briefs, 3rd Edition

    By Scott Vollum, Rolando V. del Carmen, Durant Frantzen, Claudia San Miguel, Kelly Cheeseman

    The Death Penalty, Third Edition, brings together all the legal issues related to the death penalty and provides case briefs for the most important United States Supreme Court death penalty cases. No other book available brings together a discussion of the major constitutional issues surrounding…

    Paperback – 2014-05-16

  • Electronically Monitored Punishment: International and Critical Perspectives book cover

    Electronically Monitored Punishment

    International and Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Nellis, Kristel Beyens, Dan Kaminski

    Electronic monitoring (EM) is a way of supervising offenders in the community whilst they are on bail, serving a community sentence or after release from prison. Various technologies can be used, including voice verification, GPS satellite tracking and – most commonly - the use of radio frequency…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21

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