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  • Politics, Punishment, and Populismby Daniel B. Windlesham

    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...

  • Profiling and Criminal Justice in Americaby Jeffrey B. Bumgarner

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    This reference work on criminal justice in America looks at profiling and its use and misuse by legal and police authorities. It features a chronology of key events in American criminal justice including discussions of key court cases, developments in criminal procedure and more. more...

  • From Social Justice to Criminal Justiceby William C. Heffernan; John Kleinig

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 94.99

    This volume of essays by philosophers of law and political philosophers looks at the ethical difficulties inherent in this situation from a variety of perspectives. more...

  • The Unwritten Lawby Carolyn A. Conley

    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...

  • Understanding Public Attitudes to Criminal Justiceby Mike Hough; Julian Roberts

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    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...

  • Criminal Justiceby Ursula Smartt

    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...

  • Exercising Discretionby Loraine Gelsthorpe; Nicola Padfield

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Criminal Justiceby Peter Joyce

    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...

  • Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements and Youth Justiceby Kerry Baker; Alex Sutherland

    Policy Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    This report provides a detailed exploration of MAPPA policy and practice in order to prompt further debate about the implications of the risk paradigm for young people and youth justice practitioners. more...

  • The Politics of Imprisonmentby Vanessa Barker

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 34.99

    The attention devoted to the unprecedented levels of imprisonment in the United States obscure an obvious but understudied aspect of criminal justice: there is no consistent punishment policy across the U.S. It is up to individual states to administer their criminal justice systems, and the differences among them are vast. For example, while some states... more...