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  • 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 

  • 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

  • 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

  • Handbook on Prisons

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett

    The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays on a wide range of topics concerning prisons and imprisonment. Bringing together three of the leading prison scholars in the UK as editors, this new volume builds on the success of the first…

    Paperback – 2016-02-02 

  • Beyond the Tariff

    By Nicola Padfield

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology

    The Intersections

    Edited by Dragan Milovanovic, Martin D. Schwartz

    These essays, first published in 1996, focus on class, race, and gender as organising and analytical concepts in criminology. For many years, their importance in studying how the world relates to crime and its control was minimized or ignored. It is clear, however, that these concepts are of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Female Crime

    The Construction of Women in Criminology

    By Ngaire Naffine

    Female Crime, first published in 1987, surveys the major schools of criminology in order to explore the images of the female offender which underpin many contemporary crime theories. In reveals the ways in which male-centred norms dominated much analysis, and how crude stereotypes of women were a…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Women and Deviance: Issues in Social Conflict and Change

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Nanette J. Davis, Jone M. Keith

    This book, first published in 1984, is a selective, annotated bibliography on women and deviance that includes historical, cross cultural, sociological, psychological, political, legal, philosophical, and social policy perspectives. This title is concerned with the origins, change, conflict, and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Women and Crime

    Edited by S. K. Mukherjee, Jocelynne A. Scutt

    First published in 1981. In the last few decades, interest in the study of crimes by women has increased. This interest has coincided with the accelerated momentum of the feminist movement and has led to claims that a rising female crime rate is somehow linked with the changing status of women. But…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Accommodating Justice

    Victim Impact Statements in the Sentencing Process

    By Tracey Booth

    Prominent criminologist, David Garland, has argued that VISs have led us into 'unfamiliar territory where the ideological grounds are far from clear and the old assumptions an unreliable guide'. A victim impact statement (VIS) is a highly nuanced and individual narrative that can operate as both an…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18 
    Federation Press

  • The Politics of the Death Penalty in Countries in Transition

    Edited by Madoka Futamura, Nadia Bernaz

    The increase in the number of countries that have abolished the death penalty since the end of the Second World War shows a steady trend towards worldwide abolition of capital punishment. This book focuses on the political and legal issues raised by the death penalty in "countries in transition",…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • Annals of Crime

    Some Extraordinary Women

    By W. H. Williamson

    This title, first published in 1930, examines the events of eleven female criminals and the conditions that surrounded their crimes. Annals of Crime explores whether the women mentioned would have committed these crimes if their circumstances had been different. This book will be of interest to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

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