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  1. Defendants in the Criminal Process (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. E. Bottoms, J. D. McClean

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1976, this book examines the practical workings of the English criminal court system, focusing on the defendant’s experiences of the system and the decisions he takes as he passes through it. Indeed, the defendant in a criminal case is in a unique position to experience the whole...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Policing in an Age of Austerity

    A postcolonial perspective

    By Graham Ellison, Mike Brogden

    Policing in an Age of Austerity uniquely examines the effects on one key public service: the state police of England and Wales. Focusing on the major cut-backs in its resources, both in material and in labour, it details the extent and effects of that drastic reduction in provision together with...

    Published August 20th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation

    By Danielle Tyson

    Series: Discourses of Law

    The partial defence of provocation is one of the most controversial doctrines within the criminal law. It has now been abolished in a number of international jurisdictions. Addressing the trajectory of debates about reform of the provocation defence across different jurisdictions, Sex, Culpability...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Global Environment of Policing

    Edited by Darren Palmer, Michael M. Berlin, Dilip K. Das

    Police organizations across the globe are experiencing major changes. Many nations cope with funding constraints as pressures within their societies, terrorism and transnational crime, and social and political transformations necessitate a more democratic form of policing. Drawn from the...

    Published June 4th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Prison Governors

    By Shane Bryans

    This book provides the first systematic study of prison governors, a hidden and powerful, but much neglected, group of criminal justice practitioners. Its focus is on how they carry out their task, how that has changed over time and how their role has evolved. The author, himself a former prison...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Juvenile Justice Administration

    By Peter C. Kratcoski

    An effective administrator must not only have the educational background to understand the foundational basis for the system, but must also be guided by the vision and mission of the organization. Juvenile Justice Administration illustrates through examples and interviews with juvenile justice...

    Published May 9th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life after Punishment

    Edited by Stephen Farrall, Richard Sparks, Shadd Maruna, Mike Hough

    Escape Routes: Contemporary Perspectives on Life After Punishment addresses the reasons why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated or resettled back into the community. Engaging with, and building upon, renewed criminological interest in this area, Escape Routes...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  8. Policing, Surveillance and Social Control

    By Tim Newburn, Stephanie Hayman

    This book reports the result of research carried out in a busy London police station on the role and impact of closed-circuit television (CCTV) in the management and surveillance of suspects - the most thorough example of the use of CCTV by the police in the world. It focuses on the use of CCTV in...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Genocide, State Crime, and the Law

    In the Name of the State

    By Jennifer Balint

    Genocide, State Crime and the Law critically explores the use and role of law in the perpetration, redress and prevention of mass harm by the state. In this broad ranging book, Jennifer Balint charts the place of law in the perpetration of genocide and other crimes of the state together with its...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. The Changing Chinese Legal System, 1978 – Present

    Centralization of Power and Rationalization of the Legal System

    By Bin Liang

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This groundbreaking book examines the changing Chinese legal system since 1978. In addition to historical analyses of changes at the economic, political-legal, and social levels, Liang gives special attention to crime and punishment functions of the legal system, and the current judicial...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge