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New and Published Books

  1. 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 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Capital Punishment in Twentieth-Century Britain

    Audience, Justice, Memory

    By Lizzie Seal

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Capital punishment for murder was abolished in Britain in 1965. At this time, the way people in Britain perceived and understood the death penalty had changed – it was an issue that had become increasingly controversial, high-profile and fraught with emotion. In order to understand why this was, it...

    Published March 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Plea Bargaining in National and International Law

    A Comparative Study

    By Regina Rauxloh

    Plea bargaining is one of the most important and most discussed issues in modern criminal procedure law. Based on historical and comparative legal research, the author has analysed the wide-spread use of plea bargaining in different criminal justice systems. The book sets out in-depth studies of...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Justice and Governance in East Timor

    Indigenous Approaches and the 'New Subsistence State'

    By Rod Nixon

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Focusing on the case study of Timor Leste, this book presents the New Subsistence State as a conceptual tool for understanding governance challenges in countries characterised by subsistence economic and social relations. It examines the ways in which Timor Leste conforms to the typology of the New...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Penal Practice

    Edited by Ioan Durnescu, Fergus McNeill

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Criminological and penological scholarship has in recent years explored how and why institutions and systems of punishment change – and how and why these changes differ in different contexts. Important though these analyses are, this book focuses not so much on the changing nature of institutions...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation

    By Sam King

    Series: International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation

    Moving away from criminal behaviour can be fraught with difficulties. Often it can involve leaving behind old habits, customs, and even friends, while at the same time adopting a new way of life. How do individuals go about making a decision to give up crime? How do they plan to sustain this...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies

    Edited by Bruce Arrigo, Heather Bersot

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies presents the enduring debates and emerging challenges in crime and justice studies from an international and multi-disciplinary perspective. Guided by the pivotal, although vastly under-examined, role that consumerism, politics,...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Penal Landscape

    The Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales

    Edited by Anita Dockley, Ian Loader

    The Howard League for Penal Reform is committed to developing an effective penal system which ensures there are fewer victims of crime, has a diminished role for prison and creates a safer community for all. In this collection of ten papers, the charity has brought together some of the most...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge