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  1. Handbook of Restorative Justice

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Dennis Sullivan, Larry Tifft

    The Handbook of Restorative Justice is a collection of original, cutting-edge essays that offer an insightful and critical assessment of the theory, principles and practices of restorative justice around the globe. This much-awaited volume is a response to the cry of students, scholars and...

    Published December 12th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Crime, Inequality and the State

    Edited by Mary Vogel

    Why has crime dropped while imprisonment grows? This well-edited volume of ground-breaking articles explores criminal justice policy in light of recent research on changing patterns of crime and criminal careers. Highlighting the role of conservative social and political theory in giving rise to...

    Published November 21st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Prisoner Resettlement

    Edited by Anthea Hucklesby, Lystra Hagley-Dickinson

    Prisoner resettlement is high on current political and policy agendas. The high reconviction rates of ex-prisoners have been acknowledged for many years but the rapidly rising prison population has meant that more prisoners than ever before are released. This together with the pressure this puts on...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Willan

  4. Dictionary of Prisons and Punishment

    Edited by Yvonne Jewkes, Jamie Bennett

    Contemporary prison practice faces many challenges, is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized, influenced by the new National Offender Management Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Willan

  5. Understanding Prison Staff

    Edited by Jamie Bennett, Ben Crewe, Azrini Wahidin

    Series: 100 Key Points

    The past decade has seen dramatic growth in every area of the prison enterprise. Yet our knowledge of the inner life of the prison remains limited. This book aims to redress this research gap by providing insight into various aspects of the daily life of prison staff. It provides a serious...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Willan

  6. Adolescent Crime

    By Per-Olof H. Wikstrom, David A. Butterworth

    This book examines young people's involvement in crime (including crimes of violence, vandalism, shoplifting, burglary and car crime) as both victims and offenders. Although adolescence is the time when involvement in crime peaks, few previous UK-based studies have attempted to provide a...

    Published September 30th 2007 by Willan

  7. Dictionary of Probation and Offender Management

    Edited by Rob Canton, David Hancock

    Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as...

    Published September 20th 2007 by Willan

  8. Handbook of Victims and Victimology

    Edited by Sandra Walklate

    The study of criminal victimisation has developed to the stage where by victimology is now regarded as a central component to the study of crime and criminology. This focus of concern has been matched by the growth and development of support services for the victim of crime alongside increasing...

    Published August 31st 2007 by Willan

  9. Policing Public Disorder

    By David Waddington

    This book draws on a wide range of studies of collective conflict and the policing of crowds and social movements to provide an understanding of the causes and management of public disorder. It seeks to describe and explain the processes by which the police interpret and respond to instances of...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Willan

  10. What Works With Women Offenders

    Edited by Rosemary Sheehan, Gill McIvor, Chris Trotter

    The number of women prisoners has been growing rapidly during recent years and in many places has more than doubled in the past decade, significantly outstripping increases in the number of male prisoners and with particular consequences for minority ethnic, black and aboriginal women, who...

    Published July 31st 2007 by Willan