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  • ‘Doing’ Coercion in Male Custodial Settings

    An Ethnography of Italian Prison Officers Using Force

    By Luigi Gariglio

    This book offers a sustained study of on 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 one and a half years of participant…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge
    Interactionist Currents

  • 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…

    Hardback – 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 – 2017-06-30 
    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 – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • Money and the Governance of Punishment

    A Genealogy of the Penal Fine

    By Patricia Faraldo Cabana

    Money is the most frequently means used in the legal system to punish and regulate. Monetary penalties outnumber all other sanctions delivered by criminal justice in many jurisdictions, imprisonment included. More people pay fines than go to prison and in some jurisdictions many of those in prison…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Change or Continuity in Drug Policy

    The Roles of Science, Media, and Interest Groups

    By Julie Tieberghien

    While evidence-based policy is an emerging rhetoric of the desire by and for governments to develop policies based on the best available evidence, drug policy is an area where particular challenges abound. This book is a detailed and comprehensive examination of the contours of drug policy…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Crime

  • American Prisons

    Their Past, Present and Future

    By David Musick, Kristine Gunsaulus-Musick

    Imprisonment has become big business in the United States. Using a "history of ideas" approach, this book examines the cultural underpinnings of prisons in the United States and explores how shared ideas about imprisonment evolve into a complex, loosely connected nationwide system of prisons that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A Schlosser

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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