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.
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
The Special Constabulary: Historical Context, International Comparisons and Contemporary Themes
Susan Baidawi, Rosemary Sheehan
November 28, 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 US, UK, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. Situated...
John L. M. McDaniel, Karlie E. Stonard, David J. Cox
October 22, 2019
This book draws together the insights of eminent academics and specialists to present an overview of past, present and future approaches to transnational policing throughout the Anglophone world. It aims to revitalize the study of transnational policing by showing that past and present developments...
Wendy O'Brien, Cédric Foussard
September 30, 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 26, 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...
February 15, 2019
Police detention is the place where suspects are taken whilst their case is investigated and a case disposal decision is reached. It is also a largely hidden, but vital, part of police work and an under-explored aspect of police studies. This book provides a much-needed comparative perspective on...
Brunilda Pali, Ivo Aertsen
February 14, 2019
The intercultural contexts and new configurations in Europe offer fertile ground for social conflict, tensions and threat. This book challenges predominant and fear inducing approaches of justice and security as they appear in intercultural contexts, and develops alternative understandings by...
Karen Bullock, Andrew Millie
February 07, 2019
Special constables are warranted officers retained within British constabularies. Wearing similar uniforms, carrying the same personal protective equipment and holding identical powers to enforce the criminal law, special constables are to all intents and purposes indistinguishable from their...
February 04, 2019
Sweeping changes are being introduced into the lower-tier magistrates’ courts in England and Wales in efforts to modernise the system and speed up case processing. They concentrate on delivering prompt justice within a modern, efficient and technologically advanced system. But these transformations...