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  • The Resettlement of Sex Offenders after Custody

    Circles of Support and Accountability

    By David Thompson, Terry Thomas

    Circles of Support and Accountability is a voluntary initiative that assists people with convictions for sexual offences to resettle in the community. People leaving prison with such convictions often have difficulties in resettling. They carry the burden of the conviction itself, which may be both…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge

  • Restorative Justice in Urban Schools

    Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline

    By Anita Wadhwa

    The school-to-prison pipeline is often the path for marginalized students, particularly black males, who are three times as likely to be suspended as White students. This volume provides an ethnographic portrait of how educators can implement restorative justice to build positive school cultures…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Cybercrime and its victims

    Edited by Elena Martellozzo, Emma A Jane

    The last twenty years have seen an explosion in the development of information technology, to the point that people spend a major portion of waking life in online spaces. While there are enormous benefits associated with this technology, there are also risks that can affect the most vulnerable in…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • American Prisons

    Their past, present and future

    By David Musick, Kristine Gunsaulus-Musick

    Imprisonment has become big business in the United States. Using a "history of ideas" approach, this book examines the cultural underpinnings of prisons in the United States, and explores how shared ideas about imprisonment evolve into a complex, loosely connected nationwide system of prisons that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims

    By Mark Button, Cassandra Cross

    Crime is undergoing a metamorphosis. The online technological revolution has created new opportunities for a wide variety of crimes which can be perpetrated on an industrial scale, and crimes traditionally committed in an offline environment are increasingly being transitioned to an online…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Victims and Restorative Justice

    Edited by Inge Vanfraechem, Daniela Bolívar Fernández, Ivo Aertsen

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A Schlosser

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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