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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gender Responsive Justice

    A Critical Appraisal

    By Karen Evans

    At the end of the twentieth century a step-change in thinking about the offending behaviour of women began to impact on policy-makers concerned with the treatment of female offenders. A growing number of nations, states and organisations both national and supra-national in nature began to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Criminal Law and Precrime

    Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and Surveillance in Anticipation of Criminal Guilt

    By Richard Jochelson, James Gacek, Lauren Menzie, Kirsten Kramar

    In Philip K. Dick’s short story Minority Report, the institution of Precrime punishes people with imprisonment for crimes they would have committed had they not been prevented. With Dick’s allegorical inspiration, the authors of Criminal Law and Precrime: Legal Studies in Canadian Punishment and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Handbook of Victims and Victimology

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    This second edition of the Handbook of Victims and Victimology presents a comprehensively revised and updated set of essays, bringing together internationally recognised scholars and practitioners to offer substantial research informed overviews within their specialist fields of investigation. This…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Contract and Procurement Fraud Investigation Guidebook

    By Charles E. Piper

    Contract and procurement fraud, collusion, and corruption are worldwide problems. Such wrongdoing causes federal, state, and local governments, as well as private-sector corporations and businesses, to lose funds and profits, while the wrongdoers unjustly benefit. Bid riggers conspire to eliminate…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Gender, Technology and Violence

    Edited by Marie Segrave, Laura Vitis

    Technological developments move at lightening pace and can bring with them new possibilities for social harm. This book brings together original empirical and theoretical work examining how digital technologies both create and sustain various forms of gendered violence and provide platforms for…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Reaffirming Juvenile Justice

    From Gault to Montgomery

    By Alida V. Merlo, Peter J. Benekos

    This book will expand students’ knowledge and understanding of the evolution of juvenile justice in the last 50 years. Designed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In re Gault, which the U.S. Supreme Court decided in 1967, the authors provide a brief history of juvenile…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge

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