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  • An Introduction to Criminal Psychology

    2nd Edition

    By Russil Durrant

    This book offers a clear, up-to-date, comprehensive, and theoretically-informed introduction to criminal psychology, exploring how psychological explanations and approaches can be integrated with other perspectives drawn from evolutionary biology, neurobiology, sociology, and criminology. Drawing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Reparative Effects of Human Rights Trials

    Lessons From Argentina

    By Rosario Figari Layus

    Justice in domestic courts is one of the most prominent aims of victims seeking to obtain accountability for human rights violations. It is, however, also one of the most difficult to achieve. In many Latin American countries, as well as elsewhere, activists have put human rights prosecutions…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance – punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a use of violence that has no measure…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison

    The post-release experience

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime

    Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations, Fourth Edition

    By Michael R. Ronczkowski

    The ability of law enforcement agencies to manage and act upon intelligence is the key to countering terrorism. Likewise, a critical foundation of intelligence-led policing is the proper analysis of all information gained. Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    CRC Press

  • Prosecuting Juvenile Piracy Suspects

    The International Legal Framework

    By Milena Sterio

    Duncan Gaswaga, a former judge of the Seychelles Supreme Court who has presided over numerous piracy trials, asked the following question: "What is a judge to do when a bearded piracy suspect facing justice asserts that he is fourteen?" This book addresses this important question by focusing on the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Alternative Criminologies

    Edited by Pat Carlen, Leandro Ayres França

    Alternative Criminologies celebrates a kaleidoscopic process of permanent critique and a diversity of social and scientific knowledges. It examines complex and global crime issues in light of the many alternative scientific, artistic, empathetic, campaigning and otherwise imaginative criminologies…

    Paperback – 2017-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Transitional Justice and the Politics of Inscription

    Memory, Space and Narrative in Northern Ireland

    By Joseph Robinson

    Taking Northern Ireland as its primary case study, this book applies the burgeoning literature in memory studies to the primary question of transitional justice: How shall societies and individuals reckon with a traumatic past? Joseph Robinson argues that without understanding how memory shapes,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Transitional Justice

  • Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner

    By Diana F. Johns

    Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Global Governance and Regulation

    Order and Disorder in the 21st Century

    By Danielle Ireland-Piper, Leon Wolff

    With a diverse group of contributors from law, business and the social sciences, this book explores the line not only between order and disorder in global affairs, but also chaos and control, continuity and change, the core and the margins. The key themes include: global crises and the role of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Law, Ethics and Governance

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. 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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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