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- SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 92.00
Corrections: From Research, to Policy, to Practice offers students a 21 st -century look into the treatment and rehabilitative themes that drive modern-day corrections. Written by two academic scholars and former practitioners, Mary K. Stohr and Anthony Walsh, this book provides students with a comprehensive and practical understanding of corrections,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available
Drunken and debauched husbands; libertine wives; vagabonding children. These and many more are the subjects of requests for confinement written to the king of France in the eighteenth century. These letters of arrest ( lettres de cachet ) from France?s Ancien Régime were often associated with excessive royal power and seen as a way for the king to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 84.99
This book is a collection of essays by a unique group of authors about the political destruction of the probation service in England and Wales. All of them are probation officers turned academics, with a collective scholarly output that is both prodigious and distinguished. They address the history of probation, its underlying values... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 85.98
This unique book explores criminalized identities and the idea of 'viscous culture' to provide new understandings of crime, punishment and justice. It shows that viscous culture encourages some of us to become outlaws, monsters or shapeshifters who challenge systems of domination and forces of control. Crime, Prisons and Viscous Culture... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This book explores in depth the main issues surrounding current topics in institutional corrections. Issues in Corrections includes chapters written by correctional researchers and scholars on prison behavior (including gangs and misconduct), solitary confinement, prison programming, and rehabilitation. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
This book analyzes current trends in prisoner reentry programs while focusing on the populations those programs are meant to serve. By providing formerly incarcerated populations with empowerment programming designed to build and redirect their social identity in a positive way, the reintegration process has a better chance of being successful. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 89.95
Sex Crimes and Sex Offenders: Research and Realities provides an overview of social scientific theory and research on sex crimes and sex offenders. Most other books on the market are focused on a single issue?such as treatment, rape, pedophilia, theory, etc. This book is unique in that it covers the most current theory and research along with individual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 350.00
This volume provides up-to-date and nuanced analysis across a wide spectrum of capital punishment issues. The essays move beyond the conventional legal approach and propose fresh perspectives, including a unique critique of the abolition sector. Written by a range of leading experts with diverse geographical, methodological and conceptual approaches,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 250.00
The essays selected for this volume develop conventional abolition discourse and explore the conceptual framework through which abolition is understood and posited. Of particular interest is the attention given to an integral but often forgotten element of the abolition debate: alternatives to capital punishment. The volume also provides an account... more...