Although a number of influential scholarly works have pointed to some important convergences and global trends in penal policies and configurations of criminal justice, it is increasingly being recognised that penal policies, institutions and sanctions are shaped both by the social, political,...
To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge
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...
Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge
New Directions in Theory, Research and Practice
This major new book brings together leading researchers in the field in order to describe and analyse internationally significant theoretical and empirical work on offender supervision, and to address the policy and practice implications of this work within and across jurisdictions. Arising out of...
Published December 13th 2010 by Willan
Reducing Reoffending provides a critical overview of social work and community justice in Scotland, taking full account of recent developments. The book is divided into three comprehensive sections. Part one of the book provides a critical analysis of the challenge of reducing reoffending in...
Published March 31st 2007 by Willan