Sentencing and Punishment Products

  • Experiencing Imprisonment

    Research on the experience of living and working in carceral institutions

    Edited by Carla Reeves

    The growing body of work on imprisonment, desistance and rehabilitation has mainly focused on policies and treatment programmes and how they are delivered. Experiencing Imprisonment reflects recent developments in research that focus on the active role of the offender in the process of justice.…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Hardback – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Punishing the Other

    The social production of immorality revisited

    Edited by Anna Eriksson

    Punishing the Other draws on the work of Zygmunt Bauman to discuss contemporary discourses and practices of punishment and criminalization. Bringing together some of the most exciting international scholars, both established and emerging, this book engages with Bauman’s thesis of the social…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Comparative Executive Clemency

    The Constitutional Pardon Power and the Prerogative of Mercy in Global Perspective

    By Andrew Novak

    Virtually every constitutional order in the common law world contains a provision for executive clemency or pardon in criminal cases. This facility for legal mercy is not limited to a single place in modern legal systems, but is instead realized through various practices such as a law enforcement…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Crime in England

    1550-1800

    Edited by J S Cockburn

    This volume, first published in 1977, brings together eleven studies of crime and the administration of the criminal law in England during the early modern period. They represent a variety of approaches – legal, historical and sociological – to the study of historical crime. The initial essay in…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory

    By Lizzie Seal

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it…

    Paperback – 2015-09-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Community Punishment:

    European perspectives

    Edited by Gwen Robinson, Fergus McNeill

    In Community Punishment: European perspectives, the authors place punishment in the community under the spotlight by exploring the origins, evolution and adaptations of supervision in 11 European jurisdictions. For most people, punishment in the criminal justice system is synonymous with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Treatment programmes for high risk offenders

    Edited by Devon Polaschek

    High risk offenders can have a disproportionate impact on their communities because, despite all manner of sentencing options, they continue to commit a wide range of crimes, both minor and serious. It is tempting to throw the book at them, sometimes even to throw away the key. However, anything…

    Hardback – 2015-08-02 
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • My Brother's Keeper

    By Jonathan Burnside, Joanna Adler

    Ten years ago there were no faith-based units in prisons outside South America. Today, they are spreading all over the world, including the United States, Europe and the Commonwealth. My Brother's Keeper is the first major study of a global phenomenon. Exploring the roots of faith-based units in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Willan

  • Reforming Community Penalties

    By Sue Rex

    This book sets out to explore the role of community penalties in sentencing, arguing that the absence of a strong intellectual framework or underpinning has hampered their development in policy and practice. The research undertaken for this book involved asking people with a particular stake in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Willan

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