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  • Third Party Policingby Lorraine Mazerolle; Janet Ransley

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    The first comprehensive exploration of third party policing and its implications. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Public Opinion and Criminal Justiceby Jane Wood; Theresa A. Gannon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Public opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants harsher, tougher and longer sentences, and policies... 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...

  • Ideology, Crime and Criminal Justiceby Anthony Bottoms; Michael Tonry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...