Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice offers the very best in research on criminal justice systems around the world, offering fresh insights on a range of topics in criminal procedure, including policing, prisons, courts, youth justice, community measures, rehabilitation, victimology and forensic science.
The Making of a Police Officer: Comparative Perspectives on Police Education and Recruitment
Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective
Critical Reflections on Evidence-Based Policing
Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System: Global Perspectives on Prevention
Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe
Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy
Young Offenders and Open Custody
Tore Bjørgo, Marie-Louise Damen
March 11, 2020
Does a more academic type of police education produce new police officers that are reluctant to patrol the streets? What is the impact of gender diversity and political orientation on a police students’ career aspirations and attitudes to policing? These are some of the questions addressed by this...
John McDaniel, Kate Moss, Ken Pease
February 26, 2020
Policing and Mental Health explores the relationship between policing and mental health. Police services around the world are innovating at pace in order to develop solutions to the problems presented, and popular models are being shared internationally. Nevertheless, disparities and perceptions of...
Benjamin Steiner, John Wooldredge
December 20, 2019
Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence considers both the individual and prison characteristics associated with violence perpetration and violent victimization among both prison inmates and staff. Prison violence is not a random process; rates of violence vary across prisons and the odds of...
Nigel Fielding, Karen Bullock, Simon Holdaway
December 04, 2019
Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) has over the last decade made an increasing mark in several fields, notably health and medicine, education and social welfare. In recent years it has begun to make its mark in criminal justice. As engagement with EBP has spread, it has begun to evolve from what might...
Susan Baidawi, Rosemary Sheehan
December 04, 2019
"Crossover" Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems explores the outcomes faced by the group of children who experience involvement with both child protection and youth justice systems across several countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and...
John L. M. McDaniel, Karlie E. Stonard, David J. Cox
October 15, 2019
This book draws together the insights of eminent academics and specialists to present an overview of past and present approaches to transnational policing throughout the Anglophone world. It aims to revitalize the study of transnational policing by showing that past and present...
Wendy O'Brien, Cédric Foussard
October 01, 2019
Children who come into conflict with the law are more likely to have experienced violence or adversity than their non-offending peers. Exacerbating the deleterious effects of this childhood trauma, children’s contact with the criminal justice system poses undue risks of physical, sexual, and...
George Chak Man Lee
August 13, 2019
How has rapid economic modernization in China and India impacted upon policing? To what extent are the two police forces trusted by its citizens? Do the police carry out their duties in a fair and unbiased fashion? What does police corruption look like and why does it persist? And what are the...
Gaëtan Cliquennois, Hugues de Suremain
April 01, 2019
The process of judicial control over institutions is often described as growing socio-legal trend which impacts the development of modern societies. This is particularly the case for prisons and other penal institutions, as international bodies and the courts have tried to influence prison policies...
March 05, 2019
‘Stop and search’ is a form of police-citizen interaction that is confrontational, often stressful for those involved, and potentially damaging to the relationship between police and public. The extent to which police officers use their power to stop and perhaps search members of the public is...
March 05, 2019
Young offenders given custodial sentences in youth institutions constitute an important group in the context of crime prevention research, given that offenders within this group are at high risk of reoffending or continuing with a criminal career into adulthood. This book explores the significance...
Estelle Zinsstag, Marie Keenan
March 05, 2019
Sexual violence, in all its forms, is a crime for which anecdotal accounts and scholarly reports suggest victims in their great majority do not receive adequate ‘justice’ or redress. The theory and practice of restorative justice is rapidly developing and offers some well-argued new avenues for...