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  • Justice and Penal Reform

    Re-shaping the Penal Landscape

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Barry Goldson, Ian Loader, Anita Dockley

    In the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008, Western societies entered a climate of austerity which has limited the penal expansion experienced in the US, UK and elsewhere over recent decades. These altered conditions have led to introspection and new thinking on punishment even among those on…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 

  • Therapeutic Correctional Relationships

    Theory, research and practice

    By Sarah Lewis

    The relationship between offender and criminal justice practitioner has shifted throughout rehabilitative history, whether situated within psychological interventions, prison or probation. This relationship has evolved and adapted over time, but interpersonal processes remain central to offender…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Crime, Community and Morality

    By Simon Green

    Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political scandals and criminals of all shapes and sizes…

    Paperback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • Offending and Desistance

    The importance of social relations

    By Beth Weaver

    In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. While there is consensus across the body of desistance research that…

    Hardback – 2015-07-21
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Supervision for Forensic Practitioners

    By Jason Davies

    Forensic practitioners work in a diverse range of settings, with a wide variety of groups and with a large number of agencies. Their work, whilst rewarding, is challenging, demanding and often undertaken in highly stressful situations. Ensuring that the workforce is trained and supported is…

    Hardback – 2015-04-07
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • Corrections in the Community

    6th Edition

    By Edward J. Latessa, Paula Smith

    Corrections in the Community, Sixth Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both residential and…

    Paperback – 2015-04-01

  • Working with Involuntary Clients

    A Guide to Practice, 3rd Edition

    By Chris Trotter

    Many social workers are employed in positions where they deal with involuntary clients. These positions are demanding, and require a specific set of skills. The new edition of this successful book provides an accessible and practical guide for managing difficult and sensitive relationships and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-18

  • Delivering Rehabilitation

    The politics, governance and control of probation

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23

  • Women Exiting Prison

    Critical Essays on Gender, Post-Release Support and Survival

    Edited by Bree Carlton, Marie Segrave

    Women’s incarceration is on the rise globally and this has significant intergenerational, economic and humanitarian costs for communities across the world. While there have been efforts to implement reform, particularly in countries such as Canada, UK, US and Australia, the growing evidence…

    Paperback – 2014-10-23
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Society

  • The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

    Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector

    By Ester Ragonese, Anne Rees, Jo Ives, Terry Dray

    Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16

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