Sentencing and Punishment Products

  • Rethinking Punishment

    Challenging Conventions in Research and Policy

    By Karol M Lucken

    There are visible signs that the "get-tough" era of punishment is finally winding down. A "get-smart" agenda has emerged that aims to reduce costs and crime by reducing the incarceration of non-violent drug offenders, expanding use of community-based corrections, revising sentencing structures, and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 

  • The Moral Foundations of the Youth Justice System

    Understanding the principles of the youth justice system

    By Raymond Arthur

    When is it fair to hold young people criminally responsible? If young people lack the capacity to make a meaningful choice and to control their impulses, should they be held criminally culpable for their behaviour? In what ways is the immaturity of young offenders relevant to their blameworthiness?…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19 

  • Carceral Mobilities

    Interrogating movement in incarceration

    Edited by Jennifer Turner, Kimberley Peters

    Mobilities research is now centre stage in the social sciences with wide-ranging work that considers the politics underscoring the movements of people and objects, critically examining a world that is ever on the move. At first glance, the words ‘carceral’ and ‘mobilities’ seem to sit uneasily…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Young Offenders and Open Custody

    By Tove Pettersson

    Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison

    Ideology, Class, and Criminal Justice, 11th Edition

    By Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton

    For nearly 40 years, this classic text has taken the issue of economic inequality seriously and asked: Why are our prisons filled with the poor? Why aren’t the tools of the criminal justice system being used to protect Americans from predatory business practices and to punish well-off people who…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 

  • Land of White Gloves?

    A history of crime and punishment in Wales

    By Richard Ireland

    Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09 
    History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

  • Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • Transforming Summary Justice

    Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts

    By Jenni Ward

    Sweeping changes are being introduced into the lower-tier magistrates’ courts in England and Wales in efforts to modernise the system and speed up case processing. They concentrate on delivering prompt justice within a modern, efficient and technologically advanced system. But these transformations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Faye S. Taxman

    The Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice covers risk assessments for individuals being considered for parole or probation. Evidence-based approaches to such decisions help take the emotion and politics out of community corrections. As the United States begins to back away from…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • DeathQuest

    An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States, 5th Edition

    By Robert M. Bohm

    This fifth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the death penalty from colonial to modern times, and then examines the moral and legal arguments…

    Paperback – 2016-10-24

  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    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 commentary. Penal voluntary organisations are increasingly delivering…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

3Series in Sentencing and Punishment

Product Search