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  • The Penal Voluntary Sector

    By Philippa Tomczak

    The penal voluntary sector and the relationships between punishment and charity are more topical than ever before. In recent years in England and Wales, the sector has featured significantly in both policy rhetoric and academic commentary. Penal voluntary organisations are increasingly delivering…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Wing Hong Chui, T. Wing Lo

    In recent years law, crime and justice have become increasingly politicised in Hong Kong. Understanding Criminal Justice in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition offers a detailed and comprehensive overview of and introduction to the criminal justice system in Hong Kong, building upon recent events and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections

    6th Edition

    By Rolando V. del Carmen, Susan E. Ritter, Betsy A. Witt

    The sixth edition of Briefs of Leading Cases in Corrections provides accurate and concise coverage of topics of vital importance to criminal justice personnel — prison law, probation, parole, the death penalty, juvenile justice, and sentencing. Each chapter contains an introduction to the topic…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Intimate Economies of Immigration Detention

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Deirdre Conlon, Nancy Hiemstra

    International migration has been described as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. While a lot is known about the complex nature of migratory flows, surprisingly little attention has been given to one of the most prominent responses by governments to human mobility: the practice…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

    Edited by Leanne Weber, Elaine Fishwick, Marinella Marmo

    The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by its critical application of human rights law and principles. This collection explores the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • Routledge Revivals: Guards Imprisoned (1989)

    Correctional Officers at Work

    By Lucien X. Lombardo

    First published in 1989, this book provides an in-depth look into the work and working life of prison guards as they perceive and experience it. The author, a teacher at Auburn Prison, New York, discovered that little was known about the guard’s perceptions of his "place" in the prison community…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Beyond the Tariff

    By Nicola Padfield

    This book is a study of the workings of the Discretionary Lifer Panels of the Parole Board, the body charged with the responsibility for making decisions on the release of discretionary life sentence prisoners. It traces the origins and development of the Discretionary Lifer Panels following the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Willan

  • Rehabilitation Work

    Supporting Desistance and Recovery

    By Hannah Graham

    Conversations about rehabilitation and how to address the drugs-crime nexus have been dominated by academics and policymakers, without due recognition of the experience and knowledge of practitioners. Not enough is known about the cultures and conditions in which rehabilitation occurs. Why is it…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26
    Routledge
    International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

  • Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policy

    Institutionalized Fear or Evidence-Based Policy Making?

    By Tinka M. Veldhuis

    Correctional policies for Islamist violent extremist offenders are often based on the premise that prisons can be hotbeds of radicalization. The perception that inmates are susceptible to violent extremist belief systems has given rise to a fervent international public, political, and scholarly…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Parental Incarceration

    Personal Accounts and Developmental Impact

    Edited by Denise Johnston, Megan Sullivan

    Parental Incarceration makes available personal stories by adults who have had the childhood experience of parental incarceration. These stories help readers better understand the complex circumstances that influence these children’s health and development, as well as their high risk for…

    Paperback – 2016-03-25
    Routledge

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