Criminology & Criminal Justice: Sentencing and Punishment

  • 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

  • The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice book cover

    The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

    Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice, 11th Edition

    By Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton

    For nearly 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren’t the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who…

    Paperback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge

  • DeathQuest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States book cover

    DeathQuest

    An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States, 5th Edition

    By Robert M. Bohm

    This fifth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the death penalty from colonial to modern times, and then examines the moral and legal arguments…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong book cover

    Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    In recent years law, crime and justice have become increasingly politicised in Hong Kong. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of and introduction to the criminal justice system in Hong Kong, building upon recent events and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Elaine Fishwick, Marinella Marmo

    The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by its critical application of human rights law and principles. This collection explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Beyond the Tariff book cover

    Beyond the Tariff

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Padfield

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Willan

  • Reform and Punishment book cover

    Reform and Punishment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Rex, Michael Tonry

    In this book a group of leading authorities in the field address the key issues surrounding the future of sentencing in Britain, in the light particularly of the highly influential Halliday Report. These proposals for reform amount to the single most ambitious and comprehensive set of proposals for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Willan
    Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited book cover

    The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Parental Incarceration: Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact book cover

    Parental Incarceration

    Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Denise Johnston, Megan Sullivan

    Parental Incarceration makes available personal stories by adults who have had the childhood experience of parental incarceration. These stories help readers better understand the complex circumstances that influence these children’s health and development, as well as their high risk for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25
    Routledge

  • Transforming Criminal Justice?: Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation book cover

    Transforming Criminal Justice?

    Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation, 1st Edition

    By Jane Donoghue

    Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights book cover

    Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck, Frieder Dünkel

    Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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