Sentencing and Punishment Products

  • Probation

    2nd Edition

    By Rob Canton, Jane Dominey

    This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to probation. It brings together themes of policy, theory and practice to help students and practitioners better understand the work of probation, its limitations, its potential, but above all its value. Setting probation in the context…

    Paperback – 2017-12-27 
    Routledge

  • The Injustice of Punishment

    By Bruce N. Waller

    The Injustice of Punishment emphasizes that we can never make sense of moral responsibility while also acknowledging that punishment is sometimes unavoidable. Recognizing both the injustice and the necessity of punishment is painful but also beneficial. It motivates us to find effective means of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Routledge Handbook on Capital Punishment

    Edited by Robert M. Bohm, Gavin Lee

    Capital punishment is one of the more controversial subjects in the social sciences, especially in criminal justice and criminology. Over the last decade or so, the United States has experienced a significant decline in the number of death sentences and executions. Since 2007, six states have…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Women’s Imprisonment and the Case for Abolition

    Critical Reflections on Corston Ten Years On

    Edited by Linda Moore, Phil Scraton, Azrini Wahidin

    In 2007, the Corston Report recommended a far-reaching, radical ‘women-centred’ approach to women’s imprisonment in England and Wales. It suggested a ‘fundamental re-thinking’ about how services to support women in conflict with the law are delivered in custody and in the community, recommending…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Accusation

    Political Rationales and Socio-Legal Practices

    By George Pavlich

    Accusing someone of committing a crime arrests everyday social relations and unfurls processes that decide on who to admit to criminal justice networks. Accusation, that is, demarcates specific subjects as the criminally accused who then face courtroom trials, and possible punishment. It…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order

    Walling the Welfare State

    By Vanessa Barker

    In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4, 2016, Sweden closed its border with Denmark. This…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • The Politics of Penal Reform

    Margery Fry and the Howard League

    By Anne Logan

    In the context of recent media scrutiny on the state of prisons in the UK, the efficacy of incarcerating large numbers of offenders is an issue which is rising steadily up the political agenda. In 2016, the Howard League for Penal Reform – an organization that has energetically lobbied for…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • The Enforcement of Offender Supervision in Europe

    Understanding Breach Processes

    Edited by Miranda M. Boone, Niamh Maguire

    This book provides a comparative analysis of the process of breach across ten different European jurisdictions by identifying and elaborating a number of key analytical themes through which the different systems can be compared and evaluated. It is informed by and hopes to advance the research…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Political Economy of Punishment Today

    Visions, Debates and Challenges

    Edited by Dario Melossi, Máximo Sozzo, José A Brandariz García

    Over the last fifteen years, the analytical field of punishment and society has witnessed an increase of research developing the connection between economic processes and the evolution of penality from different standpoints, focusing particularly on the increase of rates of incarceration in…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Crime, Diversity and Criminal Justice

  • Handbook on Punishment Decisions

    Locations of Disparity

    Edited by Jeffery T. Ulmer, Mindy S. Bradley

    Handbook on Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on sites of disparity in punishment decision-making. This collection of essays and reports of original research defines disparity broadly to include the intersection of race/…

    Hardback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

  • Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

    Edited by Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain

    The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Future of Correctional Rehabilitation

    Moving Beyond the RNR Model and Good Lives Model Debate

    By Ronen Ziv

    In the aftermath of Martinson’s 1974 "nothing works" doctrine, scholars have made a concerted effort to develop an evidence-based corrections theory and practice to show "what works" to change offenders. Perhaps the most important contribution to this effort was made by a group of Canadian…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge

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