Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • American Prisons: Their Past, Present and Future book cover

    American Prisons

    Their Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By David Musick, Kristine Gunsaulus-Musick

    Imprisonment has become big business in the United States. Using a "history of ideas" approach, this book examines the cultural underpinnings of prisons in the United States and explores how shared ideas about imprisonment evolve into a complex, loosely connected nationwide system of prisons that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women: An international perspective book cover

    Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison: Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs book cover

    Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A Schlosser

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Punishing the Other: The social production of immorality revisited book cover

    Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Lawbreaker: A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime book cover

    The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime, 1st Edition

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Crime in England: 1550-1800 book cover

    Crime in England

    1550-1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by J S Cockburn

    This volume, first published in 1977, brings together eleven studies of crime and the administration of the criminal law in England during the early modern period. They represent a variety of approaches – legal, historical and sociological – to the study of historical crime. The initial essay in…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Crime, Justice and Public Order in Old Regime France: The Sénéchaussées of Libourne and Bazas, 1696-1789 book cover

    Crime, Justice and Public Order in Old Regime France

    The Sénéchaussées of Libourne and Bazas, 1696-1789, 1st Edition

    By Julius R. Ruff

    This title, first published in 1984, is a case study of crime and criminal justice in rural, southwestern France in the last century of the Old Regime. Based on extensive research in criminal court records, often the only documentary evidence of the poor and illiterate, the study is a valuable…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Rethinking Punishment: Challenging Conventions in Research and Policy book cover

    Rethinking Punishment

    Challenging Conventions in Research and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Karol M Lucken

    There are visible signs that the "get-tough" era of punishment is finally winding down. A "get-smart" agenda has emerged that aims to reduce costs and crime by reducing the incarceration of non-violent drug offenders, expanding use of community-based corrections, revising sentencing structures, and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge

  • The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System: Understanding the principles of the youth justice system book cover

    The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System

    Understanding the principles of the youth justice system, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Arthur

    When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States: The Balance of Needs and Rights book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights, 1st Edition

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transnational Penal Cultures: New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance book cover

    Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Land of White Gloves?: A history of crime and punishment in Wales book cover

    Land of White Gloves?

    A history of crime and punishment in Wales, 1st Edition

    By Richard Ireland

    Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

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