Reviewing what we know and looking to the future
Why do people stop offending? What makes offenders start thinking about desisting? What encourages them? What puts them off? Are the processes the same for women and men? What are the processes by which offenders are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community?These are just some of the...
To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge
Evaluating What Works for Victims and Offenders
Restorative justice has made significant progress in recent years and now plays an increasingly important role in and alongside the criminal justice systems of a number of countries in different parts of the world. In many cases, however, successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses have not...
Published May 4th 2011 by Willan
Effects of Social Technologies
Crime prevention, surveillance, and restorative justice have transformed the response to crime in recent years. Each has had a significant impact on policy, introducing new concepts and reassessing traditional aims and priorities. While such efforts attract a great deal of criminological interest,...
Published January 15th 2009 by CRC Press
A Contested Terrain
Over the last decade there has arisen considerable disquiet about the relationship between criminal justice and its publics. This has been expressed in a variety of different ways, ranging from a concern that state criminal justice has moved too far away from the concerns of ordinary people (become...
Published January 1st 2008 by Willan