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  • 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 – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-12-05 
    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 Enforcement of Offender Supervision in Europe

    Understanding Breach Processes

    Edited by Miranda 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 – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2017-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

  • 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 – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge
    The ASC Division on Corrections & Sentencing Handbook Series

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