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Penology & punishment books

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Critical Restorative Justice by Ivo Aertsen Critical Restorative Justice

Theories and practices of justice do not meet the socio-political challenges of our times. For those theorists attempting to develop an alternative to the criminal justice system, restorative justice has provided an alternative horizon. The restorative justice approach involves meeting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Comparative Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Preventive Detention by Christopher Michaelsen Comparative Perspectives on the Theory and Practice of Preventive Detention

Preventive coercive measures are an increasingly common and controversial feature of the legal landscape in many countries. Examples include the preventive detention of 'dangerous' individuals after the expiration of their sentences, the involuntary commitment of 'dangerous' individuals to mental institutions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Strategic Learning Ideologies in Prison Education Programs by Idowu Biao Strategic Learning Ideologies in Prison Education Programs

Presents a range of research perspectives on the education of inmates in correctional facilities. Highlighting a range of international discussions on topics such as rehabilitation programs, vocational training, and curriculum development, this book is designed for educators, professionals, academics, students,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Young Criminal Lives: Life Courses and Life Chances from 1850 by Barry (University of Liverpool) Godfrey, Pamela (University of Essex) Cox, Heather (Leeds Beckett University) Shore, Zoe Alker Young Criminal Lives: Life Courses and Life Chances from 1850
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Uses innovative digital methods to track the life course of 500 Victorian children living within, or at the margins of, the early English juvenile reformatory system, offering rich interdisciplinary insights into how far the efforts of these institutions were successful,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order Walling the Welfare State by Vanessa Barker Nordic Nationalism and Penal Order Walling the Welfare State

In late summer 2015, Sweden embarked on one of the largest self-described humanitarian efforts in its history, opening its borders to 163,000 asylum seekers fleeing the war in Syria. Six months later this massive effort was over. On January 4,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

Handbook on Punishment Decisions by Jeffery T. Ulmer Handbook on Punishment Decisions

Punishment Decisions: Locations of Disparity provides a comprehensive assessment of the current knowledge on locations of disparity in punishment decision-making. This collection of essays and reports of original research defines disparity broadly to include the intersection of race/ethnicity, gender, age,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Outsourcing Legal Aid in the Nordic Welfare States by Olaf Halvorsen Ronning Outsourcing Legal Aid in the Nordic Welfare States

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This edited collection provides a comprehensive analysis of the differences and similarities between civil legal aid schemes in the Nordic countries whilst outlining recent legal aid transformations in their respective...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Punishment and Crime The Limits of Punitive Crime Control by Gary Kleck, Brion Sever Punishment and Crime The Limits of Punitive Crime Control
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This book sums and synthesizes a vast body of research on the effects of legal punishment and criminal behavior. Covering studies conducted between 1967 and 2015, Punishment and Crime seeks to evaluate the assertion that legal punishment reduces crime by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

Coming Soon

Prison Breaks Toward a Sociology of Escape by Tomas Max Martin Prison Breaks Toward a Sociology of Escape

The result is a critical and theoretically informed understanding of prison escapes - which has so far been absent in prison scholarship - and which will hold broad appeal to academics and students of prisons and penology, as well as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/11/2017

Prison Overcrowding and Alternatives to Detention by Alessandro Bernardi Prison Overcrowding and Alternatives to Detention


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

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Punishment and Crime The Limits of Punitive Crime Control by Gary Kleck, Brion Sever Punishment and Crime The Limits of Punitive Crime Control
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This book summarizes and synthesizes a vast body of research on the effects of legal punishment and criminal behavior. Covering studies conducted between 1967 and 2015, Punishment and Crime evaluates the assertion that legal punishment reduces crime by investigating the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/10/2017

Punishment by Dr. Thom Brooks Punishment

This new second edition of Punishment includes a revised and expanded defence of the groundbreaking unified theory of punishment that brings together elements of retribution, deterrence and rehabilitation into a new coherent framework. Thom Brooks expands the chapter length case...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2017

Punishment by Dr. Thom Brooks Punishment

This new second edition of Punishment includes a revised and expanded defence of the groundbreaking unified theory of punishment that brings together elements of retribution, deterrence and rehabilitation into a new coherent framework. Thom Brooks expands the chapter length case...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/10/2017

Carceral Capitalism by Jackie Wang Carceral Capitalism

Essays on the contemporary continuum of incarceration: the biopolitics of juvenile delinquency, predatory policing, the political economy of fees and fines, and algorithmic policing.What we see happening in Ferguson and other cities around the country is not the creation of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Desistance from Sexual Offending Narratives of Retirement, Regulation and Recovery by Danielle Arlanda Harris Desistance from Sexual Offending Narratives of Retirement, Regulation and Recovery

This book describes the complex process of desistance from sexual crime as told by 74 men incarcerated for sexual offenses and released back into the community.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Community-Based Corrections by Leanne F. (University of Texas - El Paso) Alarid Community-Based Corrections

COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 12th Edition gives you a hands-on, real-world look at the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for a career in community corrections. From probation, parole, and problem-solving courts to electronic monitoring, work release, residential facilities, and day reporting centers,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Prison and the Factory (Updated Edition) Origins of the Penitentiary System by Dario Melossi The Prison and the Factory (Updated Edition) Origins of the Penitentiary System

This new edition of The Prison and the Factory, a classic work on radical criminology, includes two new, long essays from the authors and a foreword from Professor Jonathan Simon (UC Berkeley). In the two essays, Melossi and Pavarini reflect...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

Europe in Prisons Assessing the Impact of European Institutions on National Prison Systems by Tom Daems Europe in Prisons Assessing the Impact of European Institutions on National Prison Systems

This volume explores the role that European institutions have come to play in regulating national prisons systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

Women's Transitions from Prison The Post-Release Experience by Rosemary (Monash University, Australia) Sheehan, Chris (Monash University, Australia) Trotter Women's Transitions from Prison The Post-Release Experience
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Women continue to be one of the fastest growing groups of offenders with an increasing group of women involved in the criminal justice system around the world. Whilst internationally women comprise a low percentage of the total prison population, there...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law by Amy Swiffen Legal Violence and the Limits of the Law

What is the meaning of punishment today? Where is the limit that separates it from the cruel and unusual? In legal discourse, the distinction between punishment and vengeance-punishment being the measured use of legally sanctioned violence and vengeance being a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/08/2017

Swift, Certain and Fair Does Project HOPE Provide a Therapeutic Paradigm for Managing Offenders? by Lorana Bartels Swift, Certain and Fair Does Project HOPE Provide a Therapeutic Paradigm for Managing Offenders?

This book presents a detailed analysis of Hawaii's Opportunity Probation with Enforcement (HOPE) program.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Parole and Beyond International Experiences of Life After Prison by Ruth Armstrong Parole and Beyond International Experiences of Life After Prison

This book provides an assessment of contemporary international knowledge about the experiences of life after release from prison.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

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