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Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice offers the very best in research on criminal justice systems around the world, offering fresh insights on a range of topics in criminal procedure, including policing, prisons, courts, youth justice, community measures, rehabilitation, victimology and forensics science.

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1-10 of 21 results in Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice
  1. Doing Probation Work

    Identity in a Criminal Justice Occupation

    By Rob Mawby, Anne Worrall

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    A great deal has been written about the political, policy and practice changes that have shaped probation work but little has been written on the changes to occupational cultures and the ways in which probation workers themselves view their role. This book fills that gap by exploring the meaning of...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Women, Punishment and Social Justice

    Human Rights and Penal Practices

    Edited by Margaret Malloch, Gill McIvor

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The prison has often been the focus for concerns about human rights violations, and campaigns aimed at achieving social justice, for those with an interest in the criminalisation of women. To reduce the number of women imprisoned, a range of policy initiatives have been developed to increase the...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Victims of Environmental Harm

    Rights, Recognition and Redress Under National and International Law

    By Matthew Hall

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    In recent years, the increasing focus on climate change and environmental degradation has prompted unprecedented attention being paid towards the criminal liability of individuals, organisations and even states for polluting activities. These developments have given rise to a new area of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Long-Term Imprisonment and Human Rights

    Edited by Kirstin Drenkhahn, Manuela Dudeck, Frieder Dünkel

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    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...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Victims of Violence and Restorative Practices

    Finding a Voice

    By Tinneke Van Camp

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Restorative justice occupies an important place in criminological literature and criminal justice policies and is about facilitating communication between victims, offenders and communities in search of conciliation. Research shows that victims of crime are generally highly satisfied with...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Contrasts in Punishment

    An explanation of Anglophone excess and Nordic exceptionalism

    By John Pratt, Anna Eriksson

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in the penal systems of England, Australia...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Policing in Taiwan

    From authoritarianism to democracy

    By Liqun Cao, Lanying Huang, Ivan Y. Sun

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The police in Taiwan played a critical role in the largely peaceful transition from an authoritarian regime to a democracy. While the temptation to intervene in domestic politics was great, the top-down pressure to maintain a neutral standing facilitated an orderly regime change. This is the first...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Reparation for Victims of Crimes against Humanity

    The healing role of reparation

    Edited by Jo-Anne M. Wemmers

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Each year, countless people fall victim to crimes against humanity. These include widespread occurrences of systematic murder, torture, rape, disappearances, forced deportation and political persecution. Crimes against humanity constitute an attack on human dignity and as such they violate the...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Handbook of Policing, Ethics and Professional Standards

    Edited by Allyson MacVean, Peter Spindler

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Low confidence in the police and the increasing crime rates during the 1990s led to a series of government initiatives directed at changing both the structure and management of the police service. In 2006 in an attempt to define what a principled police service should resemble, the Home Office...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transforming Criminal Justice?

    Problem-Solving and Court Specialisation

    By Jane Donoghue

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Why is punishment not more effective? Why do we have such high re-offending rates? How can we deal with crime and criminals in a more cost-effective way? Over the last decade in particular, the United Kingdom, in common with other jurisdictions such as Canada, the United States (US) and Australia,...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge