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- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 144.99
This account of criminal justice in Victorian England examines the gap between the formal laws and the unwritten law of the community, and analyzes how law-breakers were treated differently according to class, gender and status. more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 109.99
Former minister and current British government legislator Lord Windlesham examines the American federal crime-control laws that surfaced before and after the 1994 "Republican Revolution" in Congress. He focuses on the pressure populist opinion and special interests exert on shaping crime policy. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 165.00
This book provides an introduction to public attitudes towards criminal justice. It explores the public's lack of confidence in criminal justice processes, and summarizes findings on public attitudes towards the three principal components of the criminal process: the police, the courts, and the prison system. It examines the importance that people... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 31.00
'This Course Companion in Criminal Justice by Ursula Smartt is to be applauded. It is an essential handbook for all students and practitioners who are studying the criminal justice system. The user-friendly framework provides students with practical support in how they can organise their approach to studying to maximise their knowledge and revision... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 133.00
The exercise of discretion in the criminal justice system and related agencies often plays a key part in decisions which are made, but definitions of discretion are not clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy. This book seeks to explore the importance of discretion to an... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In this book six leading criminologists address the central issues of ideology, crime and criminal justice in a series of essays originally presented at a symposium held in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz in Cambridge in March 2001. This book is concerned with the key themes of the history of criminal justice, the history and development of criminological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This book provides an overview of recent government initiatives in the field of crime and punishment, reviewing both the policies themselves, the perceived problems and issues they seek to address, and the broader social and political context in which this is taking place. The underlying theme of the book is that a qualitative change has taken... more...
- Willan Publishing 2008; US$ 94.95
This book examines key relationships between material circumstances and crime, and analyses the areas of social policy - in particular social security and labour market policy - that are most important in terms of dealing with inequality at the lower end of the income hierarchy. It seeks to explain why inequality is linked to offending behaviour and... more...
- Willan Publishing 2006; US$ 94.95
This book provides a comprehensive, up to date and detailed introduction to the criminal justice system for students and practitioners needing to know about this. It assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white collar and corporate crime), and provides a detailed account and analysis of the response of the state to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
This book brings together research into key aspects of the interconnections between Islam, crime and the criminal justice system in Britain, a particularly timely collection in the light of both the recent disturbances in several northern English cities as well as the impact of the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath. Chapters in the... more...