Sentencing and Punishment Products

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Almost all of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice in Russia

    Past Legacies and Present Challenges

    Edited by Anna Gurinskaya, Mahesh K. Nalla

    Though criminology took root in Russia in the early 1800s and has gone through various stages of maturation—paralleling developments of the discipline in Europe and North America over the last two centuries—its contributions and presence in the field is hardly noticeable in the English-speaking…

    Hardback – 2018-05-28 
    Routledge

  • Principled International Criminal Justice

    Lessons from Tort Law

    By Mark Findlay

    This book argues that deference to parallel jurisdiction in the development of ICL as a hybrid of major state traditions has impeded the development of a purpose-designed and principled international criminal jurisprudence. By exploring the manner in which the international criminal law…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    International and Comparative Criminal Justice

  • Imprisonment of the Elderly and Death in Custody

    The Right to Review

    By Aleksandr Khechumyan

    Over the past few decades, there has been a sharp increase in the number of elderly prisoners, and, subsequently, a rise in the number of prisoners dying in custody. In this book, Khechumyan questions whether a respect for human dignity would justify releasing older and seriously ill prisoners. He…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02 
    Routledge

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic transformations over the last six decades. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

    By Karen M. Morin

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals develops a framework for exploring embodied, geographical, legal, and ethical resonances across human and nonhuman carceral spaces. This book examines the close links that can be found across prisoner and animal carcerality and captivity, focusing on their…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    Winner of the 2017 British Society of Criminology Book Prize The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy rhetoric and academic…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Privatising Punishment in Europe?

    Edited by Tom Daems, Tom Vander Beken

    In recent times the question of private sector involvement in public affairs has become framed in altogether new terms. Across Europe, there has been a growth in various forms of public-private cooperation in building and maintaining (new) penal institutions and an increasing presence of private…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Angola Prison Seminary

    Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity Transformation, Desistance, and Rehabilitation

    By Michael Hallett, Joshua Hays, Byron R. Johnson, Sung Joon Jang, Grant Duwe

    Corrections officials faced with rising populations and shrinking budgets have increasingly welcomed "faith-based" providers offering services at no cost to help meet the needs of inmates. Drawing from three years of on-site research, this book utilizes survey analysis along with life-history…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

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