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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 36 new and published books in the subject of Criminal Justice History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Juvenile Justice in Britain and the United States

    The Balance of Needs and Rights

    By Phyllida Parsloe

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This study, first published in 1978, compares the ways in which the systems in England, Scotland and the United States balance the necessity of meeting children’s needs against the protection of their rights. Three approaches to juvenile justice are identified; the criminal justice, the welfare,...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Land of White Gloves?

    A history of crime and punishment in Wales

    By Richard Ireland

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Land of White Gloves? is an important academic investigation into the history of crime and punishment in Wales. Beginning in the medieval period when the limitations of state authority fostered a law centred on kinship and compensation, the study explores the effects of the introduction of...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Crime in England 1815-1880

    Experiencing the criminal justice system

    By Helen Johnston

    Series: History of Crime in the UK and Ireland

    Crime in England, 1815-1880 provides a unique insight into views on crime and criminality and the operation of the criminal justice system in England from the early to the late nineteenth century. This book examines the perceived problem and causes of crime, views about offenders and the...

    Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Crime and Justice since 1750

    2nd Edition

    By Barry Godfrey, Paul Lawrence

    This book provides a comprehensive, introductory text for students taking courses in crime and criminal justice history. It covers all of the key historical topics central to an understanding of the current criminal justice system, including the development of the police, the courts and the...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Foucault, Crime and Power

    Problematisations of Crime in the Twentieth Century

    By Christian Borch

    This book presents a Foucauldian problematisation analysis of crime, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. It considers how crime has been conceived as problem and, by scrutinising the responses that have been adapted to deal with crime, demonstrates how a range of power modalities have...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Transnational Penal Cultures

    New perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance

    Edited by Vivien Miller, James Campbell

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    Focusing on three key stages of the criminal justice process, discipline, punishment and desistance, and incorporating case studies from Asia, the Americas, Europe, Africa and Australia, the thirteen chapters in this collection are based on exciting new research that explores the evolution and...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Introduction to Criminal Justice

    8th Edition

    By Lawrence F. Travis III, Bradley D. Edwards

    This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process—outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Regulating Fraud (Routledge Revivals)

    White-Collar Crime and the Criminal Process

    By Michael Levi

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this book discusses white-collar or commercial crime which has grown to be a major issue in our society today. Looking at research from North America and Britain, the book explores the way fraudsters are treated. It draws on various disciplines including Economics, Law,...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Origins of Modern Financial Crime

    Historical foundations and current problems in Britain

    By Sarah Wilson

    Series: Routledge SOLON Explorations in Crime and Criminal Justice Histories

    The recent global financial crisis has been characterised as a turning point in the way we respond to financial crime. Focusing on this change and ‘crime in the commercial sphere’, this text considers the legal and economic dimensions of financial crime and its significance in societal...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge