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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Crime and Criminal Justice Policy 2nd ed isbn 9780582369559

Crime and Criminal Justice Policy

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Tim NewburnDepartment of Social Policy and Politics, Goldsmiths College, University of London

ISBN13: 9780582234338
ISBN: 0582234336
New Edition ISBN: 058236955X
Published: April 1995
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The study of crime and criminal policy is a key area in social policy and sociology. This book is an introduction to the history of the British penal system, supported by a selection of key documents, a general overview of the penal system and a discussion of the future prospects of justice. This new edition provides prvodes a general update and revision and records the changes in criminal justice policy since the book was first published in 1995.

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The emergence of the modern penal system; prisons and imprisonment in post-war Britain; the police and policing policy; crime prevention and community safety; the probation service - the dilemma of care and control; sentencing and non-custodial penalties; young offenders and youth justice policy; the future of criminal justice policy.