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  • Historical Justice

    Edited by Klaus Neumann

    The yearning for historical justice – that is, for the redress of past wrongs – has become one of the defining features of our age. Governments, international bodies and civil society organisations address historical injustices through truth commissions, tribunals, official apologies and other…

    Paperback – 2017-09-24 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Correctional Rehabilitation

    Moving Beyond the RNR Model and Good Lives Model Debate

    By Ronen Ziv

    Since the founding of the penitentiary nearly two centuries ago, modern correctional systems have been marked by the belief that offenders should not only be punished but also rehabilitated. This uplifting goal, however, involves a very practical challenge: knowing how to save offenders from a life…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law

    Edited by Amy Swiffen, Joshua Nichols

    What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance—punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a use of violence that has no…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Women's Transitions from Prison

    The Post-Release Experience

    By Rosemary Sheehan, Chris Trotter

    Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there is an escalating use of custody inextricably…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Being and Becoming an Ex-Prisoner

    By Diana F. Johns

    Despite broad scholarship documenting the compounding effects and self-reproducing character of incarceration, ways of conceptualising imprisonment and the post-prison experience have scarcely changed in over a century. Contemporary correctional thinking has congealed around notions of risk and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Violence, Sex Offenders, and Corrections

    By Rose Ricciardelli, Dale C. Spencer

    Sex offenders remain the most hated group of offenders, subject to a myriad of regulations and punishments beyond imprisonment, including sex offender registries, chemical and surgical castration, and global positioning electronic monitoring systems. While aspects of their experiences of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • ‘Doing’ Coercion in Male Custodial Settings

    An Ethnography of Italian Prison Officers Using Force

    By Luigi Gariglio

    This book offers a sustained study of one feature of the prison officer’s job: the threat and use of force, which the author calls ‘doing’ coercion. Adopting an interactionist, micro-sociological perspective, the author presents new research based on almost two years of participant…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    Edited by Chris W. Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Criminal Justice

    An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Peter Joyce

    This revised and expanded third edition offers a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the criminal justice system of England and Wales. Starting with an overview of the main theories of the causes of crime, this book explores and discusses the operation of the main criminal justice agencies…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

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