Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • Alternatives to Prison book cover

    Alternatives to Prison

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Bottoms, Sue Rex, Gwen Robinson

    As the UK and many other western societies face up to the consequences of a rapidly increasing prison population, so the search for alternative approaches to punishment and dealing with offenders has become an increasingly urgent priority for government policy and society as a whole. This book…

    Paperback – 2004-11-01

  • Punishment and Politics book cover

    Punishment and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Tonry

    Labour has embarked upon a root and branch remaking of the criminal justice system in England and Wales, with a mass of new legislation implemented or planned. It has ensured a continuously high profile for criminal justice issues, and they have been at the centre of wider political discourse. Yet…

    Paperback – 2004-05-01

  • A Suitable Amount of Crime book cover

    A Suitable Amount of Crime

    1st Edition

    By Nils Christie

    Crime and punishment are social and cultural manifestations; they are closely bound up with people's perceptions of morality, norms and values. In this book, Nils Christie argues that crime is a fluid and shallow concept - acts that could be construed as criminal are unlimited and crime is…

    Paperback – 2004-03-11

  • After Crime and Punishment book cover

    After Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shadd Maruna, Russ Immarigeon

    The issue of resettling ex-prisoners and ex-offenders into the community has become an increasingly important one on both sides of the Atlantic. In the USA the former Attorney General Janet Reno identified the issue as 'one of the most pressing problems we face as a nation' in view of the massive…

    Paperback – 2004-03-01

  • The Use of Punishment book cover

    The Use of Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sean McConville

    In recent decades there has been a vast increase in the use of imprisonment and penal supervision, and to many this development appears to be qualitatively as well as quantitatively different. The causes of this development, its consequences and future course form the main point of departure for…

    Paperback – 2003-09-01

  • The New Politics of Crime and Punishment book cover

    The New Politics of Crime and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Matthews, Jock Young

    This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of…

    Paperback – 2003-07-01

  • Prison Violence: Conflict, power and vicitmization book cover

    Prison Violence

    Conflict, power and vicitmization, 1st Edition

    By Kimmett Edgar, Ian O'Donnell, Carol Martin

    Prisons are dangerous places, and assaults, threats, theft and verbal abuse are pervasive - attributable both to the characteristics of the captive population and to an institutional sub culture which promotes violence as a means of resolving conflicts. Yet the crimes perpetrated by prisoners on…

    Hardback – 2002-11-01

  • Changing Attitudes to Punishment book cover

    Changing Attitudes to Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julian Roberts, Mike Hough

    Throughout the western world public opinion has played an important role in shaping criminal justice policy. At the same time opinion polls repeatedly demonstrate that the public knows little about crime and justice, and holds negative views of the criminal justice system. This book, consisting of…

    Paperback – 2002-10-01

  • Community Penalties book cover

    Community Penalties

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Bottoms, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Sue Rex

    Community penalties are punishments that, in the courts' sentencing tariff, come between imprisonment and fines. They include electronic tagging, supervised unpaid work, and compulsory participation by offenders in treatment programmes.Recent years have seen many changes in England in the field of…

    Paperback – 2002-07-01
    Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

  • Ideology, Crime and Criminal Justice book cover

    Ideology, Crime and Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Bottoms, Michael Tonry

    In this book six leading criminologists address the central issues of ideology, crime and criminal justice in a series of essays originally presented at a symposium held in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz in Cambridge in March 2001. This book is concerned with the key themes of the history of…

    Hardback – 2002-07-01
    Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

  • Women and Punishment book cover

    Women and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Carlen

    In the last decade there has been growing international concern about the increasing numbers of women in prison, the effects that imprisonment has on their children, the realisation that gaoled women have different criminal profiles and rehabilitative needs to male prisoners, and the seeming…

    Paperback – 2002-04-01

  • Crime, Risk and Justice book cover

    Crime, Risk and Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Stenson, Robert R Sullivan

    Crime control has risen rapidly up the social and political agendas to become a central feature of western societies. As inequalities in society have increased, so the actual and perceived risks of crime and other social ills have grown rapidly for all sections of society. Crime has become a…

    Paperback – 2000-11-01

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