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  1. Information on criminal justice and punishment 4 items
    Governments publish the majority of information on crime and punishment. This means you need to access the relevant government website and learn how to navigate it.
    1. For the UK 3 items
    2. For the USA 1 item
  2. Suggested Key Texts 4 items
    Students will find the following two books useful for most topics.
    1. The penal system: an introduction - Cavadino, Michael, Dignan, James, Mair, George 2013

      Book Essential Please also see earlier editions.

    2. Prisons & punishment: the essentials - David Gordon Scott, Nick Flynn 2014

      Book 

    3. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Alison Liebling 2017

      Book Essential Please also see earlier editions

  3. Journals 5 items
    Students need to read widely in this area. the prescribed reading provides students with core texts and articles; students should extend their reading beyond by consulting relevant journals in the University Library and by using the University catalogue to research alternative/additional materials. There are a number of journals that are particularly relevant:
    1. British journal of criminology - Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency (Great Britain), Oxford University Press (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    2. The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice

      Journal  Earlier editions of this journal are available via the Library catalogue

    3. Punishment & society 1999- (electronic resource)

      Journal 

    4. For up to date facts about the penal system, students should consult the websites of The Home Office, The Ministry of Justice, The Scottish Executive and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (USA).

  4. Lectures 1 and 2: Justifications of Punishment 14 items
    1. Chapter 29: Sentencing - A Ashworth

      Chapter 

    2. State punishment: political principles and community values - Nicola Lacey 1988

      Book  Chapter 1 is available on eBridge.

    3. Justice and Punishment: The Rationale of Coercion - Matravers, Matt Oct. 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book  Please read Chapters 2 & 9

    4. Why punish? - Walker, Nigel David 1991

      Book 

  5. Lecture 3: Sentencing and sentencing policy 3 items
    1. Sentencing and criminal justice - Andrew Ashworth 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  6. Lecture 4: The Sociology of Punishment: Durkheim, Marx, Foucault 5 items
    1. Students will find David Garland's, Punishment and Modern Society (1993) book useful for these two lectures and should read the relevant chapters.

       

    2. Punishment and modern society: a study in social theory - Garland, David 1993

      Book  See Chapters 7 & 8.

    3. The power to punish: contemporary penality and social analysis - Garland, David, Young, Peter 1983

      Book  See Editors Introduction.

    4. Punishment and modern society: a study in social theory - Garland, David 1993

      Book  See Chapters 2-5.

    5. Discipline and punish: the birth of the prison - Foucault, Michel 1991

      Book 

  7. Lecture 5: Risk assessment in CJ and the 'new' penology 5 items
    1. The culture of control: crime and social order in contemporary society - Garland, David 2001

      Book  See Chapters 2,3 & 4.

  8. Lecture 6: Prisons and Prison Policy 8 items
    1. Handbook on prisons - Yvonne Jewkes, Ben Crewe, Jamie Bennett 2016

      Book 

    2. The penal system: an introduction - Cavadino, Michael, Dignan, James, Mair, George 2013

      Book  See Chapters 6 & 7

    3. Imprisonment; an expanding scene - R Morgan, A Liebling

      Chapter 

    4. Inside a Supermax - S Shalev

      Article 

  9. Lecture 7: Community Sanctions 10 items
    1. The penal system: an introduction - Cavadino, Michael, Dignan, James, Mair, George 2013

      Book  See Chapter 5

    2. Probation - Robert Canton 2017

      Book Recommended

    3. Handbook of probation - Loraine R. Gelsthorpe, Rodney Morgan c2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  10. Lecture 8: Youth Justice 11 items
    1. The penal system: an introduction - Cavadino, Michael, Dignan, James 2002

      Book  See Chapter 9.

    2. CHapter 30: Youth Justice - R Morgan, T Newburn

      Chapter 

    3. Youth & crime - Muncie, John c2009

      Book  See Chapter 9.

    4. Youth and crime - John Muncie 2014

      Book 

  11. Lecture 9: The Death Penalty in England and Wales: Why it ended 8 items
    1. Murder and mayhem: crime in twentieth-century Britain - David Nash 2018

      Book  Please read Johnston, Helen. Chapter 9: Punishment: the death penalty and incarceration, pp.243-270, 308 (content store link).

    2. Histories of crime: Britain 1600-2000 - Anne-Marie Kilday 2010

      Book Recommended See content store link for Rowbotham, Judith. Chapter 9: Execution as punishment in England: 1750-2000, pp.180-202, 208.

    3. Hanging in the balance: a history of the abolition of capital punishment in Britain - Brian P. Block, John Hostettler 1997

      Book Recommended

    4. Hard men: the English and violence since 1750 - Clive Emsley 2005

      Book  See content store link for Chapter 9: Violence and the state, pp.147-171, 214-218.

  12. Lecture 10: Dangerous offenders 21 items
    1. Understanding the community management of high risk offenders - Kemshall, Hazel 2008

      Book 

    2. Sentencing and criminal justice - Andrew Ashworth 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. IPP amended - David Thomas 2008

      Article 

    4. Sentences of Imprisonment for Public Protection - P Strickland, J Beard 2012

      Document 

  13. Lecture 11: Sex offenders I 20 items
    1. Public protection and the criminal justice process - Mike Nash 2006

      Book 

    2. An Evaluation of Mandatory Polygraph Testing for Sexual Offenders in the United Kingdom - T. A. Gannon, J. L. Wood, A. Pina, N. Tyler 01/04/2014

      Article 

    3. New Civil Orders to Contain Sexual Offending — A Matter of “Purposive Logic”? - (2013) 177 JPN 703 - Terry ThomasLeeds Metropolitan UniversityDavid ThompsonUniversity of Leeds

      Article 

  14. Lecture12: Sex offenders II 18 items
  15. Lecture 13: Mentally disordered offenders 13 items
    1. Textbook on criminology - Williams, Katherine S. 2012

      Book 

  16. Lecture 14: Terrorism and PREVENT 9 items
    1. Research on terrorism: trends, achievements & failures - Andrew Silke 2004

      Book 

    2. The Oxford handbook of criminology 2017

      Book 

  17. Lecture 15: 'Victimless crimes': Sex Work 0 items
  18. Lecture 16: Criminal records and the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 15 items
    1. Understanding criminal careers - Soothill, Keith, Fitzpatrick, Claire, Francis, Brian 2009

      Book 

    2. Social structures and desistance from crime - S. Farrall, A. Bottoms, J. Shapland 2010

      Article 

  19. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the Criminology LibGuide (may open in a new window). General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here (may open in a new window).