Prisons Products

  • Prisoner Radicalization and Terrorism Detention Policy

    Institutionalized Fear or Evidence-Based Policy-Making?

    By Tinka 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 – 2016-05-20 
    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 – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26 
    Routledge
    Issues in Forensic Psychology

  • 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 – 2016-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Handbook on Prisons

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett

    The second edition of the Handbook on Prisons provides a completely revised and updated collection of essays on a wide range of topics concerning prisons and imprisonment. Bringing together three of the leading prison scholars in the UK as editors, this new volume builds on the success of the first…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

    Edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck, Frieder Dünkel

    Prisons and imprisonment have become a commonplace topic in popular culture as the setting and rationale for fiction and documentaries and most people seem to have a clear notion of what it is like in prison, ranging from the idea of the prison cell as a cosy nook with fast internet access to that…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2016-02-12
    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 – 2016-01-31
    Willan

  • Accommodating Justice

    Victim Impact Statements in the Sentencing Process

    By Tracey Booth

    Prominent criminologist, David Garland, has argued that VISs have led us into 'unfamiliar territory where the ideological grounds are far from clear and the old assumptions an unreliable guide'. A victim impact statement (VIS) is a highly nuanced and individual narrative that can operate as both an…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15
    Federation Press

  • Text and Materials on the Criminal Justice Process

    5th Edition

    By Nicola Padfield, Jonathan Bild

    Highlighting key issues in Criminal Justice that students need to consider, the Fifth Edition of this popular text contains a wide and varied selection of materials which help to explain the evolution of the criminal justice process in England and Wales since the early 1990s. Statutes, case law,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology

    Edited by Deirdre Healy, Claire Hamilton, Yvonne Daly, Michelle Butler

    The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology is the first edited collection of its kind to bring together the work of leading Irish criminologists in a single volume. While Irish criminology can be characterised as a nascent but dynamic discipline, it has much to offer the Irish and international…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Experiencing Imprisonment

    Research on the experience of living and working in carceral institutions

    Edited by Carla Reeves

    The growing body of work on imprisonment, desistance and rehabilitation has mainly focused on policies and treatment programmes and how they are delivered. Experiencing Imprisonment reflects recent developments in research that focus on the active role of the offender in the process of justice.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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