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Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice

John Braithwaite and Philip Pettit

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240563
eISBN:
9780191680205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240563.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a new approach to sentencing and punishment. It inaugurates a radical shift in the research agenda of criminology. The authors attack currently fashionable retributivist theories of ... More


The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Lisa L. Miller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book compares interest group participation in the development of crime and justice policy across the local, state and national levels of government and has three main contributions to law, ... More


The Development of Persistent Criminality

Joanne Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume addresses one of the most pressing problems of modern criminology: Why do some individuals become chronic, persistent offenders? Chronic offenders are responsible for the majority of ... More


Understanding Persistent Offending: Linking Developmental Psychology with Research on the Criminal Career

Joanne Savage

in The Development of Persistent Criminality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In recent years we have come to know that a small percentage of individuals commit about half of all the crime that occurs. This finding has inspired a significant amount of work in the area of ... More


Prisons and the Problem of Order

Richard Sparks, Anthony Bottoms, and Will Hay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258186
eISBN:
9780191681813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258186.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book presents a substantial revolution on the character of confined social life. Drawing upon extensive fieldwork in two contrasting English maximum security prisons, the authors systematically ... More


American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Simon Holdaway

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book analyses the new phenomenon of Black Police Associations (BPAs) established in the majority of constabularies in England and Wales. The author takes a sociological and theoretical approach ... More


Making Sense of Penal Change

Tom Daems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199559787
eISBN:
9780191701771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559787.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book reviews the burgeoning literature on contemporary punishment and penal change, concentrating on the work of David Garland, John Pratt, Hans Boutellier and Loïc Wacquant. The author argues ... More


The Theoretical Importance of Place in Crime Prevention

Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd

in Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195341966
eISBN:
9780199866847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341966.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter develops the theoretical basis for policing crime hot spots by exploring more closely our understanding of the relationship between place and crime. A series of empirical studies ... More


From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Rolf Loeber and David P. Farrington (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Why do many juveniles stop offending when they grow up? Why are juvenile delinquents dealt with differently in the courts than adult criminals, and should young adults be dealt with differently than ... More


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