Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Offender Supervision: New Directions in Theory, Research and Practice book cover

    Offender Supervision

    New Directions in Theory, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Chris Trotter

    This major new book brings together leading researchers in the field in order to describe and analyse internationally significant theoretical and empirical work on offender supervision, and to address the policy and practice implications of this work within and across jurisdictions. Arising out of…

    Paperback – 2010-12-14

  • Drugs, Crime and Public Health: The Political Economy of Drug Policy book cover

    Drugs, Crime and Public Health

    The Political Economy of Drug Policy, 1st Edition

    By Alex Stevens

    Drugs, Crime and Public Health provides an accessible but critical discussion of recent policy on illicit drugs. Using a comparative approach - centred on the UK, but with insights and complementary data gathered from the USA and other countries - it discusses theoretical perspectives and provides…

    Hardback – 2010-09-10

  • Offenders or Citizens?: Readings in Rehabilitation book cover

    Offenders or Citizens?

    Readings in Rehabilitation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Priestley, Maurice Vanstone

    The punitive prison currently dominates the practice of Anglo-American criminal justice, stigmatising its victims as perpetual 'offenders' and failing to change a majority of them for the better. Books of academic 'readings' sometimes profess neutrality over the controversies they invigilate.…

    Paperback – 2010-05-01

  • Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community: Risk Management, Treatment and Social Responsibility book cover

    Managing High Risk Sex Offenders in the Community

    Risk Management, Treatment and Social Responsibility, 1st Edition

    By Karen Harrison

    Sex offenders, and in particular paedophiles, have been the subject of much political and media attention, producing intensive debates about the best way of dealing with them. This book explores these issues, evaluating the measures in use or being considered, including drug treatment, MAPPA, the…

    Paperback – 2010-03-01

  • Release from Prison: European Policy and Practice book cover

    Release from Prison

    European Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Padfield, Dirk Van Zyl Smit, Frieder Dünkel

    Release from prison is matter of increasing interest throughout Europe. On the one hand, arguments about the need to reduce prison numbers, as well the consistent findings that prisoners can be integrated into society more effectively if they are subject to a period of supervision in the community,…

    Hardback – 2010-02-01

  • Supermax: Controlling Risk Through Solitary Confinement book cover


    Controlling Risk Through Solitary Confinement, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Shalev

    This book examines the rise and proliferation of 'Supermaxes', large prisons dedicated to holding prisoners in prolonged and strict solitary confinement, in the United States since the late 1980s. Drawing on unique access to two Supermax prisons and on in-depth interviews with prison officials,…

    Paperback – 2009-09-01

  • Families Shamed: The Consequences of Crime for Relatives of Serious Offenders book cover

    Families Shamed

    The Consequences of Crime for Relatives of Serious Offenders, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Condry

    This book examines the experiences of relatives of those accused or convicted of serious crimes such as murder, manslaughter, rape and sex offences. A broader literature exists on prisoners' families, but few studies have looked specifically at those related to serious offenders, or considered…

    Paperback – 2009-01-01
    Routledge Advances in Ethnography

  • Imaginary Penalities book cover

    Imaginary Penalities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Carlen

    This book is concerned to explore the idea of imaginary penalities and to understand why the management of criminal justice and criminal justice systems has so often reached crisis point. Its underlying theme is that when political strategies of punitive populism are combined with managerialist…

    Paperback – 2008-10-17

  • In the Shadow of Prison: Families, Imprisonment and Criminal Justice book cover

    In the Shadow of Prison

    Families, Imprisonment and Criminal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Helen Codd

    This book provides an up-to-date, accessible introduction to the relationship between families, prisons and penal policies in the United Kingdom. It explores current debates in relation to prisoners and their families, and introduces the reader to relevant theoretical approaches. Interdisciplinary…

    Paperback – 2008-04-01

  • Handbook of Forensic Mental Health book cover

    Handbook of Forensic Mental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Soothill, Paul Rogers, Mairead Dolan

    This is a comprehensive reference book on the subject of forensic mental health, looking at what forensic mental health is and its assessment, management and treatment. It focuses on key topics and the issues underpinning them in contemporary society. The book includes: an account of the…

    Paperback – 2008-03-01

  • Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy book cover

    Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arie Freiberg, Karen Gelb

    Public outcries and political platforms based on misinformation and misconceptions about the criminal justice system and current sentencing practice occur all too often in democratic societies. Penal Populism, Sentencing Councils and Sentencing Policy attempts to address this problem by bringing…

    Paperback – 2008-02-01

  • Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment book cover

    Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Jamie Bennett

    Contemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and…

    Paperback – 2007-11-01

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