Law: Punishment and Penalty

  • Unarmed and Dangerous: Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police book cover

    Unarmed and Dangerous

    Patterns of Threats by Citizens During Deadly Force Encounters with Police, 1st Edition

    By Jon Shane, Zoë Swenson

    There is tremendous controversy across the United States (and beyond) when a police officer uses deadly force against an unarmed citizen, but often the conversation is devoid of contextual details. These details matter greatly as a matter of law and organizational legitimacy. In this short book,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Sex for Sale: Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce book cover

    Understanding Sex for Sale

    Meanings and Moralities of Sexual Commerce, 1st Edition

    Edited by May-Len Skilbrei, Marlene Spanger

    The problem of prostitution, sex work or sex for sale can often be misunderstood, if we do not take into consideration its spatial, temporal and political context. Understanding Sex for Sale aims to understand how prostitution, sex work or sex for sale are delineated, contested and understood in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-06 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Sex for Sale

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare: Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law book cover

    Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of Victimology book cover

    International Handbook of Victimology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shlomo Giora Shoham, Paul Knepper, Martin Kett

    In the nearly four decades since the First International Symposium on Victimology convened in Jerusalem in 1973, some concepts and themes have continued to hold a prominent place in the literature, while new ones have also emerged. Exploring enduring topics such as conceptions of victimhood,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Abuse of Women and Children: An International Perspective book cover

    Criminal Abuse of Women and Children

    An International Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Obi N.I. Ebbe, Dilip K. Das

    The abuse of women and children transcends geographical boundaries as well as economic, cultural, religious, political, and social divisions. Comprised of the work of more than 20 academics and practitioners from around the world, Criminal Abuse of Women and Children documents the atrocities that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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

    Trends in Corrections

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

    Edited by Jennie K. Singer, Dilip K. Das, Eileen Ahlin

    Offering rare insiders’ perspectives, Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World is a comprehensive survey of correctional programming and management styles used across nations. Twelve chapters present transcribed interviews of corrections leaders along with a brief…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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

    Trends in Corrections

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

    Edited by Martha Henderson Hurley, Dilip K. Das

    The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Policing Global Movement: Tourism, Migration, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism book cover

    Policing Global Movement

    Tourism, Migration, Human Trafficking, and Terrorism, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Caroline Taylor, Daniel Joseph Torpy, Dilip K. Das

    The movement of humans across borders is increasing exponentially—some for benign reasons, others nefarious, including terrorism, human trafficking, and people smuggling. Consequently, the policing of human movement within and across borders has been and remains a significant concern to nations.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Case for the Prosecution (1991): Police Suspects and the Construction of Criminality book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Case for the Prosecution (1991)

    Police Suspects and the Construction of Criminality, 1st Edition

    By Mike McConville, Andrew Sanders, Roger Leng

    Originally published in 1991, The Case for the Prosecution examines the entire process of arrest through to conviction.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison book cover

    Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Detecting Doping in Sport book cover

    Detecting Doping in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Paperback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge

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