Prisons Products

  • Generations Through Prison

    Lived Experiences of Intergenerational Incarceration

    By Mark Halsey

    The book examines the causes, experiences and consequences of intergenerational incarceration. Building on interviews with second, third and fourth generation prisoners in Australia and surveys of prisoners across Australia, UK and the USA, it offers unique insights into the dimensions and impacts…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

    By Mitchel P. Roth

    This book offers a history of crime and the criminal justice system in America, written particularly for students of criminal justice and those interested in the history of crime and punishment. It follows the evolution of the criminal justice system chronologically and, when necessary, offers…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook on Offenders with Special Needs

    Edited by Kimberly D. Dodson

    Current estimates indicate that approximately 2.2 million people are incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities across the United States. There are another 5 million under community correctional supervision. Almost all of these individuals fall into the classification of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Caged Women

    Incarceration, Representation, & Media

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson, Laurie Gordy

    The Netflix series Orange is the New Black has drawn widespread attention to many of the dysfunctions of prisons and the impact prisons have on those who live and work behind the prison gates. This anthology deepens this public awareness through scholarship on the television program and by…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Routledge Handbook of Social, Economic, and Criminal Justice

    Edited by Cliff Roberson

    This authoritative volume explores different perspectives on economic and social justice and the challenges presented by and within the criminal justice system. It critically discusses key concerns involved in realizing economic and social justice, including systemic issues in economic and social…

    Hardback – 2018-05-21 
    Routledge

  • The Use of Force in Criminal Justice

    By Richard M. Hough

    The Use of Force in Criminal Justice addresses the how, why, and when of utilizing force against citizens in a democracy. This is the first true textbook on this topic, offering students and instructors a balanced, research-based approach to understanding the use of force in law enforcement, as…

    Paperback – 2018-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 hence a rise in the number of prisoners dying in custody. In this book, Khechumyan questions whether respect for human dignity would justify releasing older and seriously ill prisoners. He also…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic transformations over the last six decades. This book focuses on the evolution, development and change of punishment in the Maoist (1949-1977), reform (1978-2001) and post-reform eras (2002-) of China to understand the shaping and…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • Criminal Justice Research in an Era of Mass Mobility

    Edited by Andriani Fili, Synnøve Jahnsen, Rebecca Powell

    We live in an era of mass mobility where governments remain committed to closing borders, engaging with securitisation discourses and restrictive immigration policies, which in turn nurture xenophobia and racism. It is within this wider context of social and political unrest that the contributors…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Loss, Dying and Bereavement in the Criminal Justice System

    Edited by Sue Read, Sotirios Santatzoglou, Anthony Wrigley

    Life is characterised by movement, change and development, including transitions, losses and grief. People experiencing loss must learn to accommodate it and, sometimes, relearn new roles. Whether the offender is accommodating general loss (such as transition), the loss of others or facing their…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals

    By Karen M. Morin

    Carceral Space, Prisoners and Animals explores resonances across human and nonhuman carceral geographies. The work proposes an analysis of the carceral from a broader vantage point than has yet been done, developing a ‘trans-species carceral geography’ that includes spaces of nonhuman captivity,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

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