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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 319 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Justice — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Police and the Expansion of Public Order Law in Britain, 1829-2014

    By Iain Channing

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Incidences of public disorder, and the manner in which they have been suppressed, have repeatedly ignited debate on the role of policing, the effectiveness of current legislation and the implications for human rights and civil liberties. These same issues have reverberated throughout British...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison

    Rewriting personal histories through cognitive behavioral programs

    By Jennifer A. Schlosser

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    The question of ‘what works’ in offender treatment has dominated the field of prisoner re-entry and recidivism research for the last thirty years. One of the primary ways the criminal justice system tries to reduce the rates of recidivism among offenders is through the use of cognitive behavioural...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Victims and Restorative Justice

    Edited by Inge Vanfraechem, Daniela Bolívar Fernández, Ivo Aertsen

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Restorative justice aims to address the consequences of crime by encouraging victims and offenders to communicate and discuss the harm caused by the crime that has been committed. In the majority of cases, restorative justice is facilitated by direct and indirect dialogue between victims and...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment

    By Thalia Anthony

    Indigenous People, Crime and Punishment examines criminal sentencing courts’ changing characterisations of Indigenous peoples’ identity, culture and postcolonial status. Focusing largely on Australian Indigenous peoples, but referring also to the Canadian and New Zealand experiences, Thalia Anthony...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. A Fair Hearing?

    By Stephen Shute, Roger Hood

    This book reports on research which investigates the perceptions of ethnic minorities concerning their treatment in the criminal courts. It examines the extent to which ethnic minority defendants and witnesses in both the Crown Court and the magistrates' courts perceived their treatment to have...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  6. Bullying among Prisoners

    Edited by Jane Ireland

    This book aims to present key aspects of the prison-based bullying research which has taken place over the last few years. It is a field in which there has been considerably increased interest. One of the main features of this book is the recognition that much previous bullying research has been...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Willan

  7. Policing Twentieth Century Ireland

    A History of An Garda Síochána

    By Vicky Conway

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The twentieth century was a time of rapid social change in Ireland: from colonial rule to independence, civil war and later the Troubles; from poverty to globalisation and the Celtic Tiger; and from the rise to the fall of the Catholic Church. Policing in Ireland has been shaped by all of these...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Preventing Violence in Australia

    Policy, Practice and Solutions

    Edited by Andrew Day, Ephrem Fernandez MD

    This book has been written for all of those who are interested in understanding and preventing violence in Australia. Whether it occurs in the home, in the workplace, whilst out socialising or on the sports field, the personal, social, and economic costs of violence are often profound. Not only...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Federation Press

  9. The Role of Community in Restorative Justice

    By Fernanda Fonseca Rosenblatt

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Although restorative justice is probably one of the most talked about topics in contemporary criminology, little has been written about how community involvement in restorative justice translates into practice. While advocates have presented the community as an essential pillar of restorative...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Children of Prisoners

    Edited by Anna Eriksson, Catherine Flynn

    Children of Prisoners will focus on a much-overlooked criminological issue: children whose parents are incarcerated. The papers are drawn from a range of disciplines and comprise a combination of research findings and practice reflections, addressing complementary areas and topics including: care...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Federation Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Reforming Community Penalties
    By Sue Rex
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  2. Restorative Justice in Transition
    By Kerry Clamp
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  3. Desistance Transitions and the Impact of Probation
    By Sam King
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  4. Crime in England 1688-1815
    By David J Cox
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  5. International Perspectives on Police Education and Training
    Edited by Perry Stanislas
    To Be Published June 29th 2015

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