Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Punishment and Penalty Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 43 new and published books in the subject of Punishment and Penalty — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books

  1. Criminal Justice Ethics

    Cultivating the moral imagination

    By Sharon Hayes

    It is essential for those employed within the justice system to be able to competently and confidently work at the borders between ethics and the law. Criminal Justice Ethics offers a fresh new approach to considering ethical issues in a criminal justice context. Rather than simply offering a range...

    Published February 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Gender, Violence, and Law

    By Melanie Randall

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and Society

    The law has been the major site of advocacy, reform efforts and social change in relation to a variety of complex social problems. Gendered violence is one of them. After nearly three decades of advocacy and law reform, what can we understand about current legal responses to, and engagement with,...

    Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Trends in Corrections

    Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two

    Edited by Martha Henderson Hurley, Dilip K. Das

    Series: Interviews with Global Leaders in Policing, Courts, and Prisons

    The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of...

    Published December 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Comparative Criminal Justice

    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 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 1st 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 4th 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 1st 2014 by Routledge