Davies, Croall & Tyrer's Criminal Justice

Author: Malcolm Davies

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed


Category: Social Science

Page: 648

View: 667

The 5th edition continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Criminal Justice system. Fully up to date, it combines a description of the major agencies involved in the control of crime and the pursuit of justice with an introduction to criminal justice theory and key concepts in English criminal law.

Criminal Justice

An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales

Author: Malcolm Davies

Publisher: Pearson Education


Category: Law

Page: 477

View: 686

Criminal Justice provides information about the various agencies of the criminal justice system, their legal responsibilities, and the social and political context in which they operate. It outlines important concepts in English criminal law and defines crime and the varied responses to it. It also explores the non-legal factors which affect the operation of the criminal justice agencies and identifies the policy issues involved in the control of crime and the pursuit of justice.

Exam Prep for: Davies, Croall & Tyrers Criminal Justice

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications


Category: Education

Page: 800

View: 525

5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.

Treatise on International Criminal Law

Volume III: International Criminal Procedure

Author: Kai Ambos

Publisher: Oxford University Press


Category: Law

Page: 880

View: 511

Since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in 1998, international criminal law has rapidly grown in importance. This three-volume treatise on international criminal law presents a foundational, systematic, consistent, and comprehensive analysis of the field. Taking into account the scholarly literature, not only sources written in English but also in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, the book draws on the author's extensive academic and practical work in international criminal law. This third volume offers a comprehensive analysis of the procedures and implementation of international law by international criminal tribunals and the International Criminal Court. Through analysis of the framework of international criminal procedure, the author considers each stage in the process of proceedings before the ICC, including the role of legal participants, the scope of jurisdiction, and the enforcement of sentences. The full three-volume treatise addresses the entirety of international criminal law, re-stating and re-examining the fundamental principles upon which it rests, the manner it is enacted, and the key issues that are shaping its future. It is essential reading for practitioners, scholars, and students of international criminal law alike.

An Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Chris Crowther-Dowey

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education


Category: Social Science

Page: 408

View: 668

Assuming no prior knowledge, this text provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key definitions and issues of crime. With an unrivalled combination of scope plus introductory pitch, this is a one-stop shop for undergraduates taking their first modules in criminology and criminal justice.

Debates in Criminal Justice

Key Themes and Issues

Author: Tom Ellis

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Law

Page: 264

View: 142

This innovative new book recognises that, while criminal justice studies is a core component of all criminology/criminal justice undergraduate degrees, it can be a confusing, overwhelming and a relatively dry topic despite its importance. Taking an original approach, this book sets out a series of ten key dilemmas - presented as debates - designed to provide students with a clear framework within which to develop their knowledge and analysis in a way that is both effective and an enjoyable learning experience. It is also designed for use by lecturers, who can structure a core unit of their courses around it. Debates in Criminal Justice provides a new and dynamic framework for learning, making considerable use of the other already available academic key texts, press articles, web sources and more.

Youth and Crime

A Critical Introduction

Author: John Muncie

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited


Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 280

This accessible introductory textbook combines criminology with sociologies of youth and social policy and presents an up-to-date and comprehensive picture of much of contemporary youth research and youth policy. Each chapter focuses on a substantive topic such as: political discourses; social histories; the extent and causes of offending; youth cultures; social policy and the youth justice system whilst emphasizing the importance of historical, feminist and comparative perspectives on youth crime and regulation. Many current aspects of the `youth problem' including joy-riding, homelessness, truancy, rave culture, boot camps, poverty and unemployment, parental responsibility, zero tolerance and electronic tagging are critically discussed wi

Criminal Law & Criminal Justice

An Introduction

Author: Noel Cross

Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited


Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 846

This accessible text enables criminology and criminal justice students to understand and critically evaluate the criminal law, in the context of criminal justice and wider social issues. The book explains criminal law comprehensively, covering both general principles and specific types of criminal offence. It examines criminal law in its social context, as well as considering how it is used by the criminal justice processes and agencies which enforce it in practice. It is accompanied by a companion website which incorporates a range of resources for lecturers and students.

Modernising Probation and Criminal Justice

Getting the Measure of Cultural Change

Author: Philip Whitehead



Category: Criminal justice, Administration of

Page: 216

View: 631

Addresses developments that help to explain what probation work has become in the centenary year of 2007. This book contains research based upon interviews with a number of solicitors in which they related their experiences of probation work within a changing culture.

Valuepack:Criminal Justice:an Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales/Criminology

Theory and Context

Author: Malcolm Davies

Publisher: Longman




View: 139

Criminal Justice: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in England and Wales, 3/e A popular and comprehensive guide to the agencies of the criminal justice system. Criminal Justice, 3rd Edition provides information about their legal responsibilities and duties and the social and political context in which they operate. Criminology: Theory & Context, 2/e This is a clear, historical introduction to criminology that combines an accessible style with in-depth analysis to promote a broad understanding of this fascinating discipline. Close attention to the development of criminology and criminological theory provides a logical structure through which students will absorb the wide scope of this area from an appreciation of the societal and cultural influences that have shaped it.