Criminal Justice Products

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J Costello, Trina Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Criminologists have also been unsuccessful in uncovering the actual mechanisms of peer influence, whether toward or away from deviance. The current trend in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Fragile Migration Rights

    Freedom of movement in post-Soviet Russia

    By Matthew Light

    The Soviet Union comprehensively governed the mobility of its citizens by barring emigration and strictly regulating internal migration. In the aftermath of the Soviet collapse, the constitution and laws of the new Russian Federation appeared to herald a complete break with the repressiveness of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)justice

    Edited by Henry F. Fradella, Jennifer Sumner

    Sex, Sexuality, Law, and (In)Justice covers a wide range of legal issues associated with sexuality, gender, reproduction, and identity. These are critical and sensitive issues that law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals need to understand. The book synthesizes the literature…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • 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 – 2016-03-04 

  • 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 – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Impact of Scientific Evidence on the Criminal Trial

    The Case of DNA Evidence

    By Oriola Sallavaci

    This book explores challenges posed by the use of DNA evidence to the traditional features, procedures and principles of the criminal trial. It examines the limitations of existing theories of criminal trial processes in the face of increasing use of scientific evidence in the court room. The…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 

  • Policing in Taiwan

    From authoritarianism to democracy

    By Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang, Ivan Y. Sun

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

    Edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck, Frieder Dünkel

    Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Justice for Victims

    Perspectives on rights, transition and reconciliation

    Edited by Inge Vanfraechem, Antony Pemberton, Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda

    Justice for Victims brings together the world’s leading scholars in the fields of study surrounding victimization in a pioneering international collection. This book focuses on the current study of victims of crime, combining both legal and social-scientific perspectives, articulating both in new…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 

  • Rape, Victims, and Investigations

    Experiences and Perceptions of Law Enforcement Officers Responding to Reported Rapes

    By Shana L Maier

    Despite changes to laws and attitudes, rape continues at epidemic levels worldwide. As gatekeepers to the criminal justice system, law enforcement officers are important to the processing of rape cases and their interactions with victims can potentially affect the victim’s reaction to and recovery…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

    Edited by Thomas G Blomberg, Julie Mestre Brancale, Kevin M. Beaver, William D. Bales

    Advancing Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy is a definitive sourcebook that is comprised of contributions from some of the most recognized experts in criminology and criminal justice policy. The book is essential reading for students taking upper level courses and seminars on crime, public…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 

  • 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 Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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