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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Criminal Justice 2nd ed isbn 9780199694969

Criminal Justice

Edited by: Anthea Hucklesby, Azrini Wahidin

ISBN13: 9780199215546
New Edition ISBN: 9780199694969
Published: June 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Criminal Justiceprovides a thought-provoking and critical introduction to the challenges faced by the UK's criminal justice system including policing, sentencing and punishment at the beginning of the 21st Century. Expert contributors present an overview of particular areas of the criminal justice system or issues relevant to its operation, outlining the political and historical context, detailing key legislation, policies and procedures, and challenging students to engage with current debates.

Each chapter features questions, summaries, tables, diagrams, annotated further reading and weblinks, to ensure the book is as accessible and engaging as possible, and provides clear guidance on further study. An illuminating glossary of key terms is also included.

Criminal Justice anticipates little or no prior knowledge of the subject area, and seeks to provide an introductory text for those commencing their studies in the disciplines of criminology and law for whom crime, law and order and the criminal justice system form important areas of study. The book will also be of interest to general readers and practitioners in the criminal justice system.

Subjects:
Criminal Law, Criminology
Contents:
Introduction , Anthea Hucklesby & Azrini Wahidin
1. Crime prevention , Daniel Gilling
2. Policing , Stuart Lister
3. The prosecution process , Anthea Hucklesby
4. Theories of punishment , David Scott
5. Sentencing , Gavin Dingwall
6. Histories of Prison and Imprisonment , Helen Johnston
7. Prisons in Context , Azrini Wahidin
8. Community sentences , George Mair
9. Restorative justice , Gerry Johnstone
10. Probation and offender management , Mike Nellis & Anthony Goodman
11. Gender and the criminal justice system , Sandra Walklate
12. Minorities and the criminal justice system , Basia Spalek
13. Youth justice , Barry Goldson & John Muncie
14. Victims in the criminal justice system , Brian Williams and Matthew Hall
15. The criminal justice system in Scotland , Anne Wilson
16. The criminal justice system in Northern Ireland , Graham Ellison and Aogan Mulcahy
17. The future of the criminal justice system , Michael Cavadino & James Dignan