Changing Contours of Criminal Justice by Mary BosworthChanging Contours of Criminal Justice by Mary Bosworth

Changing Contours of Criminal Justice

EditorMary Bosworth, Carolyn Hoyle, Lucia Zedner

Hardcover | December 24, 2016

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Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Oxford Centre for Criminology, this edited collection of essays seeks to explore the changing contours of criminal justice over the past half century and to consider possible shifts over the next few decades.The question of how social science disciplines develop and change does not invite any easy answer, with the task made all the more difficult given the highly politicised nature of some subjects and the volatile, evolving status of its institutions and practices. A case in point is criminal justice:at once fairly parochial, much criminal justice scholarship is now global in its reach and subject areas that are now accepted as central to its study - victims, restorative justice, security, privatization, terrorism, citizenship and migration (to name just a few) - were topics unknown to thediscipline half a century ago. Indeed, most criminologists would have once stoutly denied that they had anything to do with it. Likewise, some central topics of past criminological attention, like probation, have largely receded from academic attention and some central criminal justice institutions,like Borstal and corporal punishment, have, at least in Europe, been abolished. Although the rapidity and radical nature of this change make it quite impossible to predict what criminal justice will look like in fifty years' time, reflection on such developments may assist in understanding how itarrived at its current form and hint at what the future holds.The contributors to this volume have been invited to reflect on the impact Oxford criminology has had on the discipline, providing a unique and critical discussion about the current state of criminal justice around the world and the origins and future implications of contemporary practice. All areleading internationally-renowned criminologists whose work has defined and often re-defined our understanding of criminal justice policy and literature.
Professor Mary Bosworth is Professor in Criminology and Fellow of St Cross College, University of Oxford, and Professor of Criminology, Monash University, Australia. Her research interests include: immigration detention, punishment, race, gender and citizenship. She is author of Engendering Resistance: Agency and Power in Women's Priso...
Title:Changing Contours of Criminal JusticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0 inPublished:December 24, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Politics, Legitimacy and Criminal Justice1. Ian Loader: Changing Climates of Control: The Rise and Fall of Police Authority in England and Wales2. Stephen Farrall: What is the Legacy of Thatcherism for the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales?3. Ben Bradford: The Dog that never quite Barked: Social Identity and the Persistence of Police Legitimacy4. Gwen Robinson: Patrolling the Borders of Risk: The new Bifurcation of Probation Services in England and Wales5. Alpa Parmar: Changing Contours of Criminal Justice: Race, Ethnicity and Criminal JusticePart 2: Justice, Courts and Security6. Ana Aliverti: Researching the Global Criminal Court7. Richard Young: Access to Criminal Justice: Changing Legal Aid Decision-Making in the Lower Courts8. Andrew Ashworth: Rationales for Sentencing in England and Wales over Five Decades - Ratatouille without a Recipe?9. Julian Roberts and Lyndon Harris: The Use of Imprisonment as a Sanction: Lessons from the Academy10. Jill Peay: An Awkward Fit: Defendants with Mental Disabilities in a system of Criminal Justice11. Lucia Zedner: Criminal Justice in the Service of SecurityPart 3: Punishment, Policy and Practice12. Ian O'Donnell: Prisoner Coping and Adaptation13. Roger Hood: Striving to Abolish the Death Penalty: Some Personal Reflections on Oxford's Criminological Contribution to Human Rights14. Daniel Pascoe: Researching the Death Penalty in Closed or Partially-Closed Criminal Justice Systems15. Mary Bosworth: Border Criminology: How Migration is changing Criminal JusticePart 4: Victims in, and of, the criminal justice system16. Joanna Shapland: Reclaiming Justice: The Challenges posed to Restorative and Criminal Justice by Victim Expectations17. Michelle Madden Dempsey: Domestic Violence and the United States' Criminal Justice System18. Rachel Condry and Caroline Miles: Adolescent to Parent Violence and the Challenge for Youth Justice19. Carolyn Hoyle: Victims of the State: Recognizing the Harms caused by Wrongful Convictions