Sentencing and Punishment Products

  • 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 – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice

    Edited by Faye Taxman

    Handbook on Risk and Need Assessment: Theory and Practice, the first volume in the ASC Division on Corrections and Sentencing Handbook Series, covers risk assessments for individuals being considered for parole or probation. Evidence-based approaches to such decisions help take the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • 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 – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    In recent years law, crime and justice have become increasingly politicised in Hong Kong. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of and introduction to the criminal justice system in Hong Kong, building upon recent events and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Elaine Fishwick, Marinella Marmo

    The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by its critical application of human rights law and principles. This collection explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Beyond the Tariff

    By Nicola Padfield

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Willan

  • Reform and Punishment

    Edited by Sue Rex, Michael Tonry

    In this book a group of leading authorities in the field address the key issues surrounding the future of sentencing in Britain, in the light particularly of the highly influential Halliday Report. These proposals for reform amount to the single most ambitious and comprehensive set of proposals for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Willan
    Cambridge Criminal Justice Series

  • The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courts

    Edited by Andreas Kapardis, David P. Farrington

    This book brings together an international group of experts to present cutting-edge psychological research on crime, policing and courts. With contributors from the UK, Germany, Italy, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Canada and the USA, this volume explores some of the most interesting and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Behaviour

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Parental Incarceration

    Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact

    Edited by Denise Johnston, Megan Sullivan

    Parental Incarceration makes available personal stories by adults who have had the childhood experience of parental incarceration. These stories help readers better understand the complex circumstances that influence these children’s health and development, as well as their high risk for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25
    Routledge

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