As prison populations increase in Australia and worldwide, this book presents a stocktake of what we know about corrections. It encompasses corrections in the community as well as private and public prisons, and is written by leading academics and senior practitioners.
The book is a thematic examination of crime prevention, covering core areas of race, youth, community, and globalisation. Written in an accessible style with a focus on pedagogy, this is a key text for undergraduates in criminology.
This work summarizes and synthesizes the substantial crime prevention literature to provide an approachable and comprehensive text for students. It sets out a critical analysis in the context of the politics of criminal justice policy.
The seventh edition of Criminology offers updated coverage of the main criminological theories. An engaging read for students of criminology, it traces the history and development of these key theories, and provides full references to guide the reader in their further criminological studies.
This is a critical analysis of our understanding of police leadership and a bold new conceptualisation of the subject. Drawing on criminology, sociology and leadership studies and critical theory, leading authors Davis and Silvestri provide a critique of police leadership as a product of social, institutional and historical processes.
Charts the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have occurred in Britain and America. This book explains these transformations by showing how the social organisation of society has prompted a series of political and cultural adaptations that alter how governments and citizens think and act in relation to crime.
Covers aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. This dictionary contains entries which include summary definition, main text and key texts and sources. It takes account of emerging occupational and Skills for Justice criteria.
A reference for the increasing number of people studying in, working in prisons and working with prisoners. This dictionary covers key aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. It features approximately 300 entries (of between 500 and 1500 words) on key terms and concepts arranged alphabetically.
Covering aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system, this dictionary contains approximately 300 entries on terms and concepts. It contains entries which include summary definition, main text and key texts and sources. It also takes account of emerging occupational and Skills for Justice criteria.
'Few, if any, are better placed to write a book of this breadth and scale than Joe Mulhall.' - Mark Townsend, Home Affairs editor of the Observer A terrifying and timely look at the spread of far-right movements across the globe.
Good police officers are often promoted into supervisory positions with little or no training for what makes a good manager. This book combines behavioral theory with case studies that allow the reader to identify and resolve personal and organizational problems.
Provides a positive and realistic view of the contribution the probation service can make to the criminal justice system. The book covers court work, face-to-face work with offenders, wider work in the community and probation organization and management. It reflects current legislation and policy.
This comprehensive history of policing from the 18th century onwards draws on largely unused police archives. The text addresses all the major issues of debate, and explores the impact of legislation and policy at both national and local levels.
Assesses the scientific knowledge on the effectiveness of crime prevention programs internationally. Reviewing more than 600 scientific evaluations of programs intended to prevent crime in various settings, this book grades programs on their validity using "the scientific methods scale."