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  • Rethinking Punishment

    Challenging Conventions in Research and Policy

    By Karol M Lucken

    There are visible signs that the "get-tough" era of punishment is finally winding down. A "get-smart" agenda has emerged that aims to reduce costs and crime by reducing the incarceration of non-violent drug offenders, expanding use of community-based corrections, revising sentencing structures, and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • Power and Law in International Society

    International Relations as the Sociology of International Law

    By Mark Klamberg

    When studying international law there is often a risk of focusing entirely on the content of international rules (i.e. regimes), and ignoring why these regimes exist and to what extent the rules affect state behavior. Similarly, international relations studies can focus so much on theories based on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Public Disorder and Globalization

    By Sophie Body-Gendrot

    The current growth of incidents of public disorder around the world can be seen as symptomatic of major transformations in globalized society, government and technology. But while disorder is routinely perceived as a disturbing phenomenon, it can also be a catalyst for positive transformation and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 

  • The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System

    Understanding the principles of the youth justice system

    By Raymond Arthur

    When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19 

  • Global Issues in Contemporary Policing

    Edited by John A. Eterno, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das, Arvind Verma

    This book addresses six areas of policing: performance management, professional and academic partnerships, preventing and fighting crime and terrorism, immigrant and multicultural populations, policing the police, and cyber-security. The book contains the most current and ground-breaking research…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    CRC Press

  • Racial Profiling

    Using Propensity Score Matching To Examine Focal Concerns Theory

    By Anthony Vito

    Racial Profiling: Using Propensity Score Matching to Examine Focal Concerns Theory combines theory and propensity score matching to offer readers a better understanding of racial profiling through traffic stop data concerning the race and gender of the driver. The book examines the likelihood of a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • Criminology

    Connecting Theory, Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Aida Y. Hass, Chris Moloney, William J. Chambliss

    Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08 

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Torture and Peacebuilding in Indonesia

    By Budi Hernawan

    This book analyses state-sponsored torture and peacebuilding in Indonesia. It focuses on the case study of Papua, which provides a thought-provoking example of the intricacy and complexity of building peace amidst enduring conflict and violence. The author examines complex power relations that have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

    By Ben Bradford

    ‘Stop and search’ is a form of police-citizen interaction that is confrontational, often stressful for those involved, and potentially damaging to the relationship between police and public. The extent to which police officers use their power to stop and perhaps search members of the public is…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Young Offenders and Open Custody

    By Tove Pettersson

    Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Rise and Fall of the Right of Silence

    Principle, Politics and Policy

    By Hannah Quirk

    Within an international context in which the right to silence has long been regarded as sacrosanct, this book provides the first comprehensive, empirically based analysis of the effects of curtailing the right to silence. The right to silence has served as the practical expression of the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 

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