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  1. Supermax

    Controlling Risk Through Solitary Confinement

    By Sharon Shalev

    This book examines the rise and proliferation of 'Supermaxes', large prisons dedicated to holding prisoners in prolonged and strict solitary confinement, in the United States since the late 1980s. Drawing on unique access to two Supermax prisons and on in-depth interviews with prison officials,...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Willan

  2. Restorative Justice

    Edited by Carolyn Hoyle

    Series: Critical Concepts in Criminology

    Over the last decade or so, more has been more written and talked about restorative justice than any other criminological topic. In addition to the proliferation of published work, there have been numerous national and international conferences and seminars both within and outside the academy, and...

    Published July 24th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Lifers

    Seeking Redemption in Prison

    By John Irwin

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    John Irwin writes about prisons from an unusual academic perspective. Before receiving a Ph.D. in sociology, he served five years in a California state penitentiary for armed robbery. This is his sixth book on imprisonment – an ethnography of prisoners who have served more than twenty...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Crime Prevention Policies in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Adam Crawford

    This book brings together a collection of leading international experts to explore the lessons learnt through implementation and the future directions of crime prevention policies. Through a comparative analysis of developments in crime prevention policies across a number of European countries,...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  5. Police Corruption

    Exploring Police Deviance and Crime

    By Maurice Punch

    Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that corruption is not one thing but covers many deviant and criminal practices in policing which also shift over time. It rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards', meaning not individual but institutional failure. For...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  6. Understanding Youth Offending

    Risk Factor Reserach, Policy and Practice

    By Stephen Case, Kevin Haines

    This book aims to provide an understanding of youth offending and policy and practice responses, particularly the risk-focused approaches that have underpinned much recent academic research, youth justice policy and interventions designed to reduce and prevent problem behaviour. There has been...

    Published June 1st 2009 by Willan

  7. The Violence of Incarceration

    Edited by Phil Scraton, Jude McCulloch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    Conceived in the immediate aftermath of the humiliations and killings of prisoners in Afghanistan and Iraq, of the suicides and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay and of the disappearances of detainees through extraordinary rendition, this book explores the connections between these shameful events...

    Published May 18th 2009 by Routledge

  8. China’s Death Penalty

    History, Law and Contemporary Practices

    By Hong Lu, Terance D. Miethe

    Series: Routledge Advances in Criminology

    By all accounts, China is the world leader in the number of legal executions. Its long historical use of capital punishment and its major political and economic changes over time are social facts that make China an ideal context for a case study of the death penalty in law and practice. This book...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Criminal Investigation

    An Introduction to Principles and Practice

    By Peter Stelfox

    Criminal investigation has a high profile in the media, and has attracted widespread interest. Within the police it has been a rapidly developing field. Important scientific and technological developments have had a considerable impact on practice, and significant steps have been taken in the...

    Published March 1st 2009 by Willan

  10. Policing and the Legacy of Lawrence

    Edited by Nathan Hall, John Grieve, Stephen Savage

    February 2009 marked the 10th Anniversary of the publication of the Inquiry into the events surrounding the investigation of the murder of Stephen Lawrence. This book marks this anniversary and examines various dimensions of the impact of Lawrence on policing policy and practice. It identifies a...

    Published February 4th 2009 by Willan