Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Surviving Russian Prisons book cover

    Surviving Russian Prisons

    1st Edition

    By Laura Piacentini

    What do Russian prisons look like? Who is sent to prison in Russia? How is punishment allocated and administered? This pioneering book aims to answer these and other questions by embarking on a journey that begins by exploring how the prisons have survived the collapse of the USSR, and ends with a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21

  • Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control?: Theory, Policy and Practice Explored book cover

    Sex Offenders: Punish, Help, Change or Control?

    Theory, Policy and Practice Explored, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Brayford, Francis Cowe, John Deering

    Sex offending, and in particular child sex offending, is a complex area for policy makers, theorists and practitioners. A focus on punishment has reinforced sex offending as a problem that is essentially ‘other’ to society and discourages engagement with the real scale and scope of sexual offending…

    Paperback – 2014-03-14
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Offender Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities: Enabling Change the TC way book cover

    Offender Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Communities

    Enabling Change the TC way, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Stevens

    Offender rehabilitation has become increasingly and almost exclusively associated with structured cognitive-behavioural programmes. For fifty years, however, a small number of English prisons have promoted an alternative method of rehabilitation: the democratic therapeutic community (TC). These…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform: Making Justice book cover

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform

    Making Justice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marvin Zalman, Julia Carrano

    Wrongful Conviction and Criminal Justice Reform is an important addition to the literature and teaching on innocence reform. This book delves into wrongful convictions studies but expands upon them by offering potential reforms that would alleviate the problem of wrongful convictions in the…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • Sentencing: Time for a Paradigm Shift book cover


    Time for a Paradigm Shift, 1st Edition

    By Ralph Henham

    Sentencing is the process through which the legitimacy of punishment is declared and justified. However, it is increasingly portrayed as a social activity which should be more responsive to the pluralistic needs and values of individuals and communities in contemporary society. It will therefore…

    Paperback – 2013-08-30
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice book cover

    Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice

    1st Edition

    By Ralph Henham

    This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts. Drawing on a wide variety of empirical…

    Paperback – 2013-05-15

  • The Penal Landscape: The Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales book cover

    The Penal Landscape

    The Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anita Dockley, Ian Loader

    The Howard League for Penal Reform is committed to developing an effective penal system which ensures there are fewer victims of crime, has a diminished role for prison and creates a safer community for all. In this collection of ten papers, the charity has brought together some of the most…

    Paperback – 2013-04-29

  • Understanding Criminal Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Understanding Criminal Justice

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Azrini Wahidin, Nicola Carr

    Few subjects provoke as much public fascination and political concern as crime, criminality, criminology, and criminal justice policy and practice. Understanding Criminal Justice seeks to provide students with a critical introduction to the range of theoretical, policy and operational issues faced…

    Paperback – 2012-12-14

  • Foundations of Offender Rehabilitation book cover

    Foundations of Offender Rehabilitation

    1st Edition

    By Sharon Casey, Andrew Day, Jim Vess, Tony Ward

    The past three decades has seen dramatic changes in the way in which the criminal justice system responds to those who break the law. The old claim in the field of correctional psychology that "nothing works" has strongly been refuted in the face of evidence from rehabilitation programmes that do…

    Paperback – 2012-08-31

  • Legitimacy and Compliance in Criminal Justice book cover

    Legitimacy and Compliance in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Crawford, Anthea Hucklesby

    Questions of legitimacy and issues of compliance lie at the heart of criminal justice systems and policies. Recent years have seen greater recognition and awareness of the essential role of legitimacy, trust and public confidence in underpinning the effectiveness of criminal justice practices and…

    Paperback – 2012-06-27

  • Criminal Behaviour in Context: Space, Place and Desistance from Crime book cover

    Criminal Behaviour in Context

    Space, Place and Desistance from Crime, 1st Edition

    By Nick Flynn

    This book examines the extent to which criminal desistance –  'the change process involved in the ending of criminal behaviour' –  is affected by personal and social circumstances which are place specific. Grounded in criminological spatial analysis, as well as more general…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Prison Governors book cover

    Prison Governors

    1st Edition

    By Shane Bryans

    This book provides the first systematic study of prison governors, a hidden and powerful, but much neglected, group of criminal justice practitioners. Its focus is on how they carry out their task, how that has changed over time and how their role has evolved. The author, himself a former prison…

    Paperback – 2012-05-17

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