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Criminal Justice

Crime and justice are issues of central political and public concern in contemporary Britain. Policy Press has an established and impressive list in criminal justice with a focus on fighting for social justice and social change within the criminal justice system. 

Our books in criminal justice provide the highest quality research on systems in the UK and around the world, offering new insights and contributing significantly to policy and practice debates happening globally. Books on the list cover a range of topics in criminal practice including policing, prisons, youth justice and rehabilitation.

If you are interested in writing for us, please see the Commissioning Editor information below. 


Rebecca Tomlinson

Meet the Editor

Rebecca Tomlinson, Assistant Editor

I have been at Policy Press for six years and am excited to now be involved with Policy Press’ Criminal Justice list.

I enjoy my work because I get to meet people who are incredibly passionate about what they do and helping them see the culmination of their work in a book is very rewarding. We are lucky to get to publish things that will make a difference to society and lead to positive change.

If you are interested in writing for our Criminal Justice list, please contact me at rebecca.tomlinson@bristol.ac.uk or visit our information for authors page to download our proposal guidelines.