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New and Published Books

  1. Comparative Criminal Justice

    Third edition, 3rd Edition

    By Francis Pakes

    This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. New Ghosts, Old Ghosts: Prisons and Labor Reform Camps in China

    Prisons and Labor Reform Camps in China

    By James D. Seymour, Michael R Anderson

    Much has been written about the laogai (sometimes likened to the Soviet gulag) in the People's Republic of China. Depending on the source, the prisons are described as nonexistent, enlightened institutions, or hellish places that subject the inmates to degradation and misery. The system is commonly...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Delivering Rehabilitation

    The politics, governance and control of probation

    By Lol Burke, Steve Collett

    Do offenders have the right to be rehabilitated and should the state be responsible for their rehabilitation? Should the public expect punitive and coercive approaches to offender rehabilitation? Why should the state be interested in the reform of individuals and how can helping offenders be...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Politics of Abolition Revisited

    By Thomas Mathiesen

    Originally published in 1974 and the recipient of the Denis Carroll Book Prize at the World Congress of the International Criminology Society in 1978, Thomas Mathiesen’s The Politics of Abolition is a landmark text in critical criminology. In its examination of Scandinavian penal policy and call...

    Published September 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Justice for Victims before the International Criminal Court

    By Luke Moffett

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    Many prosecutors and commentators have praised the victim provisions at the International Criminal Court (ICC) as 'justice for victims', which for the first time include participation, protection and reparations. This book critically examines the role of victims in international criminal justice,...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Criminal Procedure and Sentencing

    8th Edition

    By Peter Hungerford-Welch

    Criminal Procedure & Sentencing provides a comprehensive, engaging and up-to-date guide to each step of criminal procedure, from the arrest of the suspect through to trial, sentencing and appeals. Taking a strong practical focus throughout, it covers all aspects of the criminal justice...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Perceptions of Criminal Justice

    By Vicky De Mesmaecker

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    In recent decades, research into the legitimacy of criminal justice has convincingly demonstrated the importance of procedural justice to citizens’ sense of trust and confidence in legal authorities and their resulting willingness to conform to the law and cooperate with the legal authorities....

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge