Prisons Products

  • 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 – 2016-03-04 

  • 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 Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2016-02-02 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2015-12-18 
    Federation Press

  • 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 – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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 – 2015-12-09 

  • 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 Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland

    Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro

    Crime, Justice and Society in Scotland is an edited collection of chapters from leading experts that builds and expands upon the success of the 2010 publication Criminal Justice in Scotland to offer a comprehensive and critical overview of Scottish criminal justice and its relation to wider social…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Treatment programmes for high risk offenders

    Edited by Devon Polaschek

    High risk offenders can have a disproportionate impact on their communities because, despite all manner of sentencing options, they continue to commit a wide range of crimes, both minor and serious. It is tempting to throw the book at them, sometimes even to throw away the key. However, anything…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04

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