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Criminal justice : an introduction to crime and the criminal justice system

Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime, and provides an account and analysis of the response of the state to crime in England and Wales. It is a useful text for students taking courses in criminal justice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Joyce
ISBN: 9781843921837 1843921839 9781843921820 1843921820
OCLC Number: 70060503
Description: xvi, 572 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. The causes of crime and deviancy --
2. Crime and crime prevention --
3. Policing : methods, structure and organisation --
4. Policing : control and accountability --
5. The prosecution process --
6. The judiciary --
7. The aims and rationale of punishment --
8. Prison and its alternatives --
9. Juvenile crime and the state's response --
10. Race and the criminal justice system --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Peter Joyce.

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