An Introduction to Criminal Justice

Jamie Harding,

An Introduction to Criminal Justice
 
 
A contemporary guide to the criminal justice process, the broad scope of this book means it will be a trusted companion throughout a Criminology and/or Criminal Justice degree.

The contents of An Introduction to Criminal Justice include:

  • 23 chapters spanning all that’s involved with, and fully contextualising, the criminal justice process: the agencies, institutions and processes and procedures that deal with victims, offenders and offending
  • A detailed timeline of criminal justice since 1945
  • Consideration of victims and witnesses, complaints and misconduct
  • A comprehensive review of policing, prosecution, the courts, imprisonment and community sanctions
  • A focus on community safety, crime prevention and youth justice
  • A review of the effectiveness of the criminal justice process
  • Exploration of global and international dimensions as well as the futures of criminal justice 
  • Lots of helpful extras including further reading suggestions, case studies, self-study questions and a glossary of terms.

The accompanying website to An Introduction to Criminal Justice has:

  • A podcast interview with a police officer
  • Practice essay questions
  • Multiple choice questions 
  • Suggested website resources to explore
  • Videos.


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