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  1. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Protecting the Public?

    Executive Discretion and the Release of Mentally Disordered Offenders

    By Tessa Boyd-Caine

    The separation of powers and independent, judicial decision-making are generally accepted as hallmarks of the rule of law in democratic societies. Yet the exercise of executive discretion remains an important aspect of criminal justice in many areas. Protecting the Public? explores the tension...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Willan

  3. Release from Prison

    European Policy and Practice

    Edited by Nicola Padfield, Dirk Van Zyl Smit, Frieder Dünkel

    Release from prison is matter of increasing interest throughout Europe. On the one hand, arguments about the need to reduce prison numbers, as well the consistent findings that prisoners can be integrated into society more effectively if they are subject to a period of supervision in the community,...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Transforming International Criminal Justice

    By Mark J. Findlay, Ralph Henham

    This book sets out an agenda to transform international criminal trials and the delivery of international criminal justice to victim communities through collaboration of currently competing paradigms. It reflects a transformation of thinking about the comparative analysis of the trial process, and...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Who to Release?

    Edited by Nicola Padfield

    This book is concerned to explore the changing role of the Parole Board across the range of its responsibilities, including the prediction of risk and deciding on the release (or continued detention) of the growing number of recalled prisoners and of those subject to indeterminate sentences. In...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Women in Charge

    By Marisa Silvestri

    This book is concerned with the gendered world of police leadership at a time when calls are being made for a different kind of police leader to guide the organisation through the twenty-first century. Drawing on in-depth interviews carried out with senior policewomen across a range of police...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Young Men in Prison

    By Joel Harvey

    This book examines how young men between the ages of 18 and 21 make the transition to prison life and how they adapt practically, socially and psychologically. Based on extensive research in Feltham Young Offenders Institution, this book examines in particular the role of social support, both...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Forensic Identification and Criminal Justice

    By Carole McCartney

    This book provides an account of the development of forensic identification technologies and the way in which this has impacted upon the legal system. It traces the advent of forensic identification technologies, focusing on fingerprinting and forensic DNA typing, and their growing deployment...

    Published May 17th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Police in the Age of Improvement

    By David Barrie

    The study of police history in Scotland has largely been neglected. Little is known about the Scottish police's origins, development and character despite growing interest in the machinery of law enforcement in other parts of the United Kingdom. This book seeks to remedy this deficiency. Based on...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge-Cavendish