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  • Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence

    An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge

    Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Crimmigrant Other

    Migration and Penal Power, 1st Edition

    By Katja Franko

    Contemporary Western societies are increasingly geared towards the production of immigrant illegality. This book examines these processes and outlines how the figure of the "crimmigrant other" has emerged not only as a central object of media and political discourse, but also as a distinct penal…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Criminology

  • Prisoner Reentry in the 21st Century

    Critical Perspectives of Returning Home, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keesha M. Middlemass, CalvinJohn Smiley

    This groundbreaking edited volume evaluates prisoner reentry using a critical approach to demonstrate how the many issues surrounding reentry do not merely intersect but are in fact reinforcing and interdependent. The number of former incarcerated persons with a felony conviction living in the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Community Re-Entry

    Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison, 1st Edition

    By Alison Pedlar, Susan Arai, Felice Yuen, Darla Fortune

    In their journeys to prison and community re-entry, women leaving prison tend to share overarching challenges connected to lives of poverty, trauma, and abuse. Community Re-Entry: Uncertain Futures for Women Leaving Prison provides a rare opportunity to hear directly from women who have spent time…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Positive Growth and Redemption in Prison

    Finding Light Behind Bars and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Lila Kazemian

    Although the negative consequences of rising incarceration rates have been well-established, criminological research has largely neglected to document psychological, social, and behavioral changes that occur during periods of incarceration. Drawing on an original longitudinal study of long-term…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners

    On the Role Played by Amnesty International in Brazil During the Dictatorship (1964–1985), 1st Edition

    By Renata Meirelles

    State Violence, Torture, and Political Prisoners discusses the activities of Amnesty International during the period of Brazil’s dictatorship (1964–1985). During the dictatorship, Amnesty assisted political prisoners who were submitted to torture and helped to publicise charges of torture against…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • The Routledge Companion to Rehabilitative Work in Criminal Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Ugwudike, Hannah Graham, Fergus McNeill, Peter Raynor, Faye S. Taxman, Chris Trotter

    All the world’s criminal justice systems need to undertake direct work with people who have come into their care or are under their supervision as a result of criminal offences. Typically, this is organized in penal and correctional services – in custody in prisons, or in the community, supervised…

    Paperback – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Families, Imprisonment and Legitimacy

    The Cost of Custodial Penalties, 1st Edition

    By Cara Jardine

    This book examines what it means to be a family within the restrictive, disruptive, and often distressing context of imprisonment. Drawing on original qualitative data, it looks beyond traditional models of the family to examine the question of which relationships matter to individuals affected by…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime, Justice and the Family

  • Privatising Punishment in Europe?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Daems, Tom Vander Beken

    In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) penal institutions and an increasing presence of private…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Handbook on Punishment Decisions

    Locations of Disparity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffery T. Ulmer, Mindy S. Bradley

    Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on sites of disparity in punishment decision-making. This collection of essays and reports of original research defines disparity broadly to include the intersection of race/…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts

    Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution, 1st Edition

    By Carol Cross

    Juvenile Justice and Expressive Arts: Creative Disruptions through Art Programs for and with Teens in a Correctional Institution explores art programming as a sustainable educational initiative to support incarcerated teens’ successful reintegration to society. Responding to a lack of scholarly…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Handbook on Sentencing Policies and Practices in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cassia Spohn, Pauline Brennan

    Sentencing Policies and Practices in the 21st Century focuses on the evolution and consequences of sentencing policies and practices, with sentencing broadly defined to include plea bargaining, judicial and juror decision making, and alternatives to incarceration, including participation in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

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