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  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • Parental Incarceration

    Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact

    Edited by Denise Johnston, Megan Sullivan

    Parental Incarceration makes available personal stories by adults who have had the childhood experience of parental incarceration. These stories help readers better understand the complex circumstances that influence these children’s health and development, as well as their high risk for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Justice and Penal Reform

    Re-shaping the Penal Landscape

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Barry Goldson, Ian Loader, Anita Dockley

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008, Western societies entered a climate of austerity which has limited the penal expansion experienced in the US, UK and elsewhere over recent decades. These altered conditions have led to introspection and new thinking on punishment even among those on…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 
    Routledge

  • Restorative Justice in Transitional Settings

    Edited by Kerry Clamp

    Restorative justice is increasingly being applied to settings characterized by large-scale violence and human rights abuses. While many embrace this development as an important step in attempts to transform protracted conflict, there are a number of conceptual challenges in transporting restorative…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Transforming Criminal Justice?

    Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation

    By Jane Donoghue

    Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia,…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity

    The healing role of reparation

    Edited by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

    Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

    By Luke Moffett

    Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations. This book critically examines the role of victims in international criminal justice,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies

    Edited by Bruce Arrigo, Heather Bersot

    The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies presents the enduring debates and emerging challenges in crime and justice studies from an international and multi-disciplinary perspective. Guided by the pivotal, although vastly under-examined, role that consumerism, politics,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Experiencing Imprisonment

    Research on the experience of living and working in carceral institutions

    Edited by Carla Reeves

    The growing body of work on imprisonment, desistance and rehabilitation has mainly focused on policies and treatment programmes and how they are delivered. Experiencing Imprisonment reflects recent developments in research that focus on the active role of the offender in the process of justice.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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