Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • 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

  • Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Three book cover

    Trends in Corrections

    Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dilip K. Das, Philip Birch

    With a fresh set of interviews exploring cross-cultural differences and similarities, Volume Three of this book includes lessons from practitioners in a diverse array of countries including Honduras, Japan, Lithuania, the Philippines, Thailand, the Slovak Republic, South Africa, and the United…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order: Walling the Welfare State book cover

    Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State, 1st Edition

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Privatising Punishment in Europe? book cover

    Privatising Punishment in Europe?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Daems, Tom Vander Beken

    In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) penal institutions and an increasing presence of private…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity book cover

    Handbook on Punishment Decisions

    Locations of Disparity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffery T. Ulmer, Mindy S. Bradley

    Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on sites of disparity in punishment decision-making. This collection of essays and reports of original research defines disparity broadly to include the intersection of race/…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition book cover

    Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics

    The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition, 1st Edition

    By Julia Jansson

    Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge
    Transnational Criminal Justice

  • Justice Alternatives book cover

    Justice Alternatives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pat Carlen, Leandro Ayres França

    Justice is one of the most debated and reinterpreted of concepts within the fields of law, criminology and criminal justice. Bringing together 35 leading thinkers, analysts and campaigners from around the world, this collection presents a range of on-going struggles for justice from …

    Paperback – 2019-07-25
    Routledge

  • Changing Narratives of Youth Crime: From Social Causes to Threats to the Social book cover

    Changing Narratives of Youth Crime

    From Social Causes to Threats to the Social, 1st Edition

    By Bernd Dollinger

    In recent years, western societies have experienced a fundamental transformation in the way crime is understood and dealt with. Against the backdrop of a current great interest in narratives in criminology, this book draws on a narrative perspective to explore this transformation. Drawing on data…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Handbook on Sentencing Policies and Practices in the 21st Century book cover

    Handbook on Sentencing Policies and Practices in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cassia Spohn, Pauline Brennan

    Sentencing Policies and Practices in the 21st Century focuses on the evolution and consequences of sentencing policies and practices, with sentencing broadly defined to include plea bargaining, judicial and juror decision making, and alternatives to incarceration, including participation in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • Corrections in the Community book cover

    Corrections in the Community

    7th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Brian Lovins

    Corrections in the Community, Seventh Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison and jail systems continue to struggle, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both…

    Paperback – 2019-04-22
    Routledge

  • Texting, Suicide, and the Law: The case against punishing Michelle Carter book cover

    Texting, Suicide, and the Law

    The case against punishing Michelle Carter, 1st Edition

    By Mark Tunick

    In 2014, Conrad Roy committed suicide following encouragement from his long-distance girlfriend, Michelle Carter, in what has become known as the Texting Suicide case. The case has attracted much attention, largely focusing on the First Amendment free speech issue. This book takes the view that the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

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