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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 264 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Justice — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology

    Edited by Liqun Cao, Ivan Y. Sun, Bill Hebenton

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    As the world’s second largest economy, China has made great progress in developing criminology. The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology aims to be a key reference point to summarize the large body of literature in both Chinese and English about various aspects of crime and its control in...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of European Criminology

    Edited by Sophie Body-Gendrot, Mike Hough, Klara Kerezsi, René Lévy, Sonja Snacken

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    This new book brings together some of the leading criminologists across Europe, to showcase the best of European criminology. This Handbook aims to reflect the range and depth of current work in Europe, and to counterbalance the impact of the – sometimes insular and ethnocentric – Anglo-American...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 drawing also on the Canadian experiences, Thalia Anthony critically...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. International and Comparative Criminal Justice

    A critical introduction

    By Mark J. Findlay

    International criminal justice is in transition. This book explores the growing internationalisation of criminal justice as a phenomenon of global governance. It provides students with a critical understanding of the international institutions for regulating transnational crime, the development of...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Epidemiological Criminology

    Theory to Practice

    Edited by Eve Waltermaurer, Timothy A. Akers

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Epidemiological criminology is an emerging paradigm which explores the public health outcomes associated with engagement in crime and criminal justice. This book engages with this new theory and practice-based discipline drawing on knowledge from criminology, criminal justice, public health,...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Sentencing and the Legitimacy of Trial Justice

    By Ralph Henham

    This book discusses the under-researched relationship between sentencing and the legitimacy of punishment. It argues that there is an increasing gap between what is perceived as legitimate punishment and the sentencing decisions of the criminal courts. Drawing on a wide variety of empirical...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Crack Cocaine Users

    High Society and Low Life in South London

    By Daniel Briggs

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    Crack cocaine users have significant health problems, and place a significant burden on social services, the criminal justice system and drug treatment agencies. Among policymakers, professionals and the wider section of society, they are the most poorly understood drug-using group and have the...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Justice Reinvestment

    Can the Criminal Justice System Deliver More for Less?

    By Chris Fox, Kevin Albertson, Kevin Wong

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Rising prison numbers on both sides of the Atlantic are cause for concern. Justice Reinvestment is a major movement in criminal justice reform in the US that is also attracting lots of interest in the UK. Justice Reinvestment is an approach to addressing the penal crisis that uses the best...

    Published April 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. Policing Serious Crime in China

    From 'Strike Hard' to 'Kill Fewer'

    By Susan Trevaskes

    Series: Routledge Studies on China in Transition

    Despite a resurgence in the number of studies of Chinese social control over the past decade or so, no sustained work in English has detailed the recent developments in policy and practice against serious crime, despite international recognition that Chinese policing of serious crime is relatively...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge