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- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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 2013; US$ 50.95
This book is concerned to shed further light on the nature of public views on criminal justice, paying particular attention to public opinion towards specific types of offenders, such as sex offenders and mentally disordered offenders. In doing so it challenges many enduring assumptions regarding people's views on justice, and confronts the myths... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 133.00
Although the exercise of discretion often plays a key part in decisions which are made within the criminal justice system, definitions of discretion are not clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy. This book focuses on the core elements and contexts of discretion, looking at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book comprises essays by six leading criminologists, which address the central issues of ideology, crime and criminal justice that were originally presented at a symposium held in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz in 2001. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
This book provides a much-needed overview of the criminal justice system in Hong Kong. It outlines the basic concepts of criminal law in Hong Kong, and analyses the process of the criminal justice system, ranging from the report of a crime through to the correctional system. It is an invaluable source of information about how criminal justice operates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
The underlying theme of the book is that a qualitative change has taken place in the politics of crime control in the UK since the early 1990s. It 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... more...