An introduction to criminal justice / [edited & compiled by] Jamie Harding, Pamela Davies, George Mair.Material type: TextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications Inc, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: xxiv, 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781412962117; 1412962110; 9781412962124 (pbk.)Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- England | Criminal procedure | Criminal justice, Administration of | Criminal procedure | EnglandLOC classification: KD7876 | .I58 2017Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Pamela Davies, George Mair, Jamie Harding, Pamela Davies -- -- Part One : The criminal justice process in context / George Mair, Jamie Harding, Pamela Davies -- Criminal justice since 1945 : a brief history / George Mair -- Definitions and the counting of crime / Ian Mahoney -- Purposes of the criminal justice process / Joanne Clough -- Characteristics of offenders / Hannah Bows -- Diversity and the criminal justice process / Colin Webster -- Media representations of criminal justice / Ian Marsh -- Government, governance and criminal justice / Tim Newburn -- Researching criminal justice / Mike Hough -- Part Two : The criminal justice process / Jamie Harding, Pamela Davies, George Mair -- Community safety and crime prevention / Esther F.J.C. van Ginneken -- The police / Matt Jones and Kelly Stockdale -- Policing as part of a multi-agency approach / Tanya Wyatt and Mary Laing -- Prosecution and the alternatives / Alison Howey -- Criminal courts / Bankole Cole and Timi Osidipe -- Community sentences / George Mair -- Imprisonment / Charlotte Bilby -- Parole and release from prison / Harriet Pierpoint -- Youth justice / Tim Bateman -- Dealing with complaints and misconduct / Jamie Harding -- Supporting victims and witnesses / Ian R. Cook and Pamela Davies -- Part Three : Key issues in criminal justice / Pamela Davies, George Mair, Jamie Harding -- Does the criminal justice process work? / Mike Rowe -- Globalization and international criminal justice / Matthew Hall -- Criminal justice futures / George Mair, Jamie Harding, Pamela Davies.
The book is focused on criminal justice rather than criminology and the rationale for this book is to bring together a wealth of contemporary knowledge and thinking about matters concerning criminal justice in England and Wales.--from the Introduction.
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