• The Role and Influence of Prison Education: An ethnographical examination of provision in England book cover

    The Role and Influence of Prison Education

    An ethnographical examination of provision in England

    By Anne O'Grady

    Prison education has been a long-established activity within the prison estate in England, yet there is a dearth of research literature on the nature, role, purpose and focus of education in prisons. An Exploration of Prison Education in England addresses this lacuna by providing a unique insight…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context book cover

    Youth Justice and Penality in Comparative Context

    By Barry Goldson, Chris Cunneen, Sophie Russell, David Brown, Eileen Baldry, Melanie Schwartz, Damon Briggs

    Researchers have often attempted to identify and comprehend international trends in criminal justice, and in youth justice and penality more particularly. But the complex, contradictory and often inconsistent nature of youth justice and penality over both time and space, defies generalized accounts…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Privatisation in Criminal Justice: Key issues and debates book cover

    Privatisation in Criminal Justice

    Key issues and debates

    By Christopher Hamerton, Sue Hobbs

    In recent years, the criminal justice sector has made various strategic partnerships with the private sector, exemplified by initiatives within the police, the prison system, offender services and legal defense. This has seen unprecedented growth in the past quarter of a century, and a veritable…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Incarcerating Motherhood: The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers book cover

    Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers

    By Isla Masson

    The longevity of the harm caused by first time incarceration is still unknown, especially when the time spent in prison is minimal and when that person has dependent children. With large numbers of female prisoners currently serving short sentences in the UK, many of whom are primary caregivers, we…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge Academic

  • Comparative Criminal Justice book cover

    Comparative Criminal Justice

    4th Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible and scholarly introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing, to systems of trial, to sentencing, to punishment. This…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Reintegrating Jihadist Extremist Detainees: Helping Extremist Offenders Back into Society book cover

    Reintegrating Jihadist Extremist Detainees

    Helping Extremist Offenders Back into Society

    By Daan Weggemans, Beatrice de Graaf

    This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that the police and other frontline professionals play in this process. Over the past few decades the number of people who have been detained under the suspicion of terrorist activities…

    Paperback – 2018-12-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • The Meaning of Rehabilitation and its Impact on Parole: There and Back Again in California book cover

    The Meaning of Rehabilitation and its Impact on Parole

    There and Back Again in California

    By Rita Shah

    This book queries the concept of rehabilitation to determine how, on a legislative and policy level, the term is defined as a goal of correctional systems. The book explores what rehabilitation is by investigating how, at different moments in time, its conceptualization has shaped, and been shaped…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Women Leading Justice: Experiences and Insights book cover

    Women Leading Justice

    Experiences and Insights

    By Elaine Gunnison, Jacqueline B. Helfgott

    The women’s movement and increasing social consciousness regarding gender disparity and discrimination has helped to make gains over the past several decades to reduce gender disparity for women in the workplace. However, gender discrimination and disparity continue to exist. Women continue to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Carceral Mobilities: Interrogating Movement in Incarceration book cover

    Carceral Mobilities

    Interrogating Movement in Incarceration

    Edited by Jennifer Turner, Kimberley Peters

    Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move. At first glance, the words ‘carceral’ and ‘mobilities’ seem to sit uneasily…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes: An Anti-Carceral Analysis book cover

    Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes

    An Anti-Carceral Analysis

    By Chloë Taylor

    This book brings together Foucault's writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex crimes. The author expands on Foucault’s writings through intersectional explorations of the critical race,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge

  • A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System book cover

    A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

    3rd Edition

    By Mitchel P. Roth

    This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

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