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  • Incarcerating Motherhood

    The Enduring Harms of First Short Periods of Imprisonment on Mothers

    By Isla Masson

    The longevity of the harm caused by first time incarceration is still unknown, especially when the time spent in prison is minimal and when that person has dependent children. With large numbers of female prisoners currently serving short sentences in the UK, many of whom are primary caregivers, we…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge Academic

  • Inmate Radicalisation and Recruitment in Prisons

    By Clarke Jones, Raymund E Narag

    There is a traditional view that prisons are being filled with vulnerable inmates who form captive audiences for violent terrorist offenders who, in turn, are destined to turn prisons into training grounds for militant activities, all the while forming alliances with more hardened criminals to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • Foucault, Feminism, and Sex Crimes

    An Anti-Carceral Analysis

    By Chloë Taylor

    This book brings together Foucault's writings on crime and delinquency, on the one hand, and sexuality, on the other, to argue for an anti-carceral feminist Foucauldian approach to sex crimes. The author expands on Foucault’s writings through intersectional explorations of the critical race,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Prisoner Resettlement in Europe

    Edited by Frieder Dünkel, Ineke Pruin, Anette Storgaard, Jonas Weber

    Questions regarding how to improve the transitional phase from prison to life in society after release have gained major importance in the last decade in criminal policy. All over the world release preparation and resettlement practice are discussed with the aim to reduce negative effects of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • A History of Crime and the American Criminal Justice System

    3rd Edition

    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 – 2018-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Women, Mobility and Incarceration

    Love and Recasting of Self across the Bangladesh-India Border

    By Rimple Mehta

    This book explores how Bangladeshi women from poor and undereducated/semi-educated backgrounds who have crossed the Indo-Bangladesh border find themselves in prisons serving sentences under the Foreigners Act, 1946. Drawing on original fieldwork, this book explores these women’s understanding of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

  • Punishment in Contemporary China

    Its Evolution, Development and Change

    By Enshen Li

    Punishment in contemporary China has experienced dramatic shifts over the last seven decades or so. 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 – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

  • The Pixelated Prisoner

    Prison Video Links, Court ‘Appearance’ and the Justice Matrix

    By Carolyn McKay

    Technological linkages between justice and law enforcement agencies are radically altering criminal process and access to justice for prisoners. Video links, integral to an increasingly networked justice matrix, enable the custodial appearance of prisoners in remote courts and are becoming the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Caged Women

    Incarceration, Representation, & Media

    Edited by Shirley A. Jackson, Laurie L. 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 – 2018-06-13
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • The Politics of the Prison and the Prisoner

    Zoon Politikon

    By Susan Easton

    In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in the role of the prison as a source of political ideas and site of political engagement, as well as in the prisoner’s quest for citizenship. The rising number of prisoners has increased fiscal burdens, which has meant that imprisonment has…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-05-17
    Routledge

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