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Student Handbook of Criminal Justice and Criminology

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ISBN13: 9781859418413
ISBN: 1859418414
Published: June 2004
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99



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This new title is a 'one-stop shop' for those who teach. study or are interested in criminology and the criminal justice systems of the UK. Written by some of the leading criminologists in the country. the Handbook is accessible and reader-friendly. guiding the user through summaries. key terms and key readings. To help those who teach criminal justice or criminology. seminar topics are suggested at the conclusion of each chapter. The Handbook is a critical introduction and as such considers contemporary issues in criminal justice. focusing on conceptions of crime and conflict resolutions. as well as introducing the reader to researching criminal justice. It discusses crime and criminology in relation to the media. race. Islam. gender and politics. and considers all the relevant theoretical debates that dominate criminology. Chapters on the police. courts. probation and prisons are included. along with more theoretical chapters regarding crime prevention. youth justice. and restorative and informal justice. The Handbook also includes comparative materials and international criminal courts.

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Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
Part 1 - Approaching Criminal Justice and Criminology: Contemporary Criminology, Crime and Strategies of Crime Control
The Politics and Processes of Criminal Justice
Researching Crime and Criminal Justice.
Part 2 - Unravelling Criminal Justice and Criminology: Criminal Justice and Public Opinion, Fear and Popular Politics
Media Representations of Criminal Justice
Minorities, Crime and Criminal Justice
Gender, Crime and Criminal Justice
Victims, Crime and Criminal Justice
Islam and Criminal Justice
Regulation and Corporate Crime
Globalisation, Human Rights and International Criminal Courts.
Part 3 - Delivering Criminal Justice: Crime Prevention, Community Safety and Crime and Disorder Reduction
Police and Policing
Sentencing and Court Processes
Youth Crime and Youth Justice
Probation and Community Penalties
Thinking about Imprisonment
Restorative and Informal Justice
Criminal Justice in Scotland.