Prisons Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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 – 2015-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • 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 – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Criminal Justice and Public Health

    Edited by Hayden Smith

    The criminal justice system now serves as the chief provider of health care services to a significant portion of society. This includes the provision of physical and mental health care for offender populations who require substantial health care resources. To date, little is known or understood…

    Hardback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • Lives of Incarcerated Women

    An international perspective

    Edited by Candace Kruttschnitt, Catrien Bijleveld

    Drawing on qualitative and quantitative research from around the world, this book brings together renowned international scholars to explore life-course perspectives on women’s imprisonment. Instead of covering only one aspect of women’s carceral experiences, this book offers a broader perspective…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • My Brother's Keeper

    By Jonathan Burnside, Joanna Adler

    Ten years ago there were no faith-based units in prisons outside South America. Today, they are spreading all over the world, including the United States, Europe and the Commonwealth. My Brother's Keeper is the first major study of a global phenomenon. Exploring the roots of faith-based units in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-24
    Willan

  • Historical Geographies of Prisons

    Unlocking the Usable Carceral Past

    Edited by Karen M. Morin, Dominique Moran

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive historical-geographical lens to the development and evolution of correctional institutions as a specific subset of carceral geographies. This book analyzes and critiques global practices of incarceration, regimes of punishment, and their…

    Hardback – 2015-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • Sport in Prison

    Exploring the Role of Physical Activity in Correctional Settings

    By Rosie Meek

    Although prison can present a critical opportunity to engage with offenders through interventions and programming, reoffending rates among those released from prison remain stubbornly high. Sport can be a means through which to engage with even the most challenging and complex individuals caught up…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • Voices from American Prisons

    Faith, Education and Healing

    By Kaia Stern

    Voices From American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing is a comprehensive and unique contribution to understanding the dynamics and nature of penal confinement. In this book, author Kaia Stern describes the history of punishment and prison education in the United States and proposes that…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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