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Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice


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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.

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The Making of a Police Officer: Comparative Perspectives on Police Education and Recruitment

The Making of a Police Officer: Comparative Perspectives on Police Education and Recruitment

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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...

Policing and Mental Health: Theory, Policy and Practice

Policing and Mental Health: Theory, Policy and Practice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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...

Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective

Understanding and Reducing Prison Violence: An Integrated Social Control-Opportunity Perspective

1st Edition

Forthcoming

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...

Critical Reflections on Evidence-Based Policing

Critical Reflections on Evidence-Based Policing

1st Edition

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...

'Crossover' Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems

'Crossover' Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems

1st Edition

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...

The Development of Transnational Policing: Past, Present and Future

The Development of Transnational Policing: Past, Present and Future

1st Edition

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...

Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System: Global Perspectives on Prevention

Violence Against Children in the Criminal Justice System: Global Perspectives on Prevention

1st Edition

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...

Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective: Building Trust in the Police in India and China

Police Corruption in Comparative Perspective: Building Trust in the Police in India and China

1st Edition

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...

Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

Monitoring Penal Policy in Europe

1st Edition

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...

Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy

1st Edition

Ben Bradford
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...

Young Offenders and Open Custody

Young Offenders and Open Custody

1st Edition

Tove Pettersson
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...

Restorative Responses to Sexual Violence: Legal, Social and Therapeutic Dimensions

Restorative Responses to Sexual Violence: Legal, Social and Therapeutic Dimensions

1st Edition

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...

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