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  • Reintegrating Jihadist Extremist Detainees

    Helping Extremist Offenders Back into Society

    By Daan Weggemans, Beatrice de Graaf

    This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that the police and other frontline professionals play in this process. Over the past few decades the number of people who have been detained under the suspicion of terrorist activities…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • The Meaning of Rehabilitation and its Impact on Parole

    There and Back Again in California

    By Rita Shah

    This book queries the concept of rehabilitation to determine how, on a legislative and policy level, the term is defined as a goal of correctional systems. The book explores what rehabilitation is by investigating how, at different moments in time, its conceptualization has shaped, and been shaped…

    Hardback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings

    Edited by Jane L. Ireland, Carol A. Ireland, Martin Fisher, Neil Gredecki

    The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Psychology in Secure Settings is the first volume to identify, discuss and analyse the most important psychological issues within prisons and secure hospitals. Including contributions from leading researchers and practitioners from the UK, US,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • American Prisons

    Their past, present and future

    By David Musick, Kristine Gunsaulus-Musick

    Imprisonment has become big business in the United States. Using a "history of ideas" approach, this book examines the cultural underpinnings of prisons in the United States, and explores how shared ideas about imprisonment evolve into a complex, loosely connected nationwide system of prisons that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Individual Psychological Therapies in Forensic Settings

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Jason Davies, Claire Nagi

    From the ‘nothing works’ maxim of the 1970s to evidence-based interventions to challenge recidivism and promote pro-social behavior, psychological therapy has played an important role in rehabilitation and risk reduction within forensic settings in recent years. And yet the typical group therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A Schlosser

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Lawbreaker

    A Critical Study of the Modern Treatment of Crime

    By E. Roy Calvert, Theodora Calvert

    The early 21st century saw better prison conditions and a lower imprisonment rate however public worry over supposed increasing violent crime as perpetuated by the media in the 1930’s led to a return to harsher sentences and fuller prisons. Originally published in 1933, The Lawbreaker analyses…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rural Jail Reentry

    Offender Needs and Challenges

    By Kyle C. Ward

    Today’s high recidivism rates, combined with the rising costs of jails and prisons, are increasingly seen as problems that must be addressed on both moral and financial grounds. Research on prison and jail reentry typically focuses on barriers stemming from employment, housing, mental health, and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Toward Justice

    Broadening the Study of Criminal Justice

    By Kristi Holsinger, Lori Sexton

    Designed as a text for Criminal Justice and Criminology capstone courses, Toward Justice encourages students to engage critically with conceptions of justice that go beyond the criminal justice system, in order to cultivate a more thorough understanding of the system as it operates on the ground in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • A History of English Prison Administration

    By Sean Mcconville

    This title, first published in 1981, draws from an extensive range of national and local material, and examines how innovations in policy and administration, while solving problems or setting new objectives, frequently created or disclosed fresh difficulties, and brought different types of people…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Michel Foucault

    By Mariana Valverde

    This book explores the theoretical contribution of Michel Foucault to the fields of criminology, law, justice and penology. It surveys both the ways in which the work of Foucault has been applied in criminology, but also how his work can be used to understand and explain contemporary issues and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Thinkers in Criminology

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