An Introduction to Criminal Justice

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781526411860

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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 
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ISBNs 9781526411884, 9781412962124, 9781412962117, 9781412962124, 9781412962124, 1526411865, 9781526411860
Language English
Number of Pages 504
Edition 1st

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