Criminal Justice PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Criminal Justice free pdf The criminal justice system is wide ranging- from the crimes themselves and policing to the sentencing of offenders and prisons. In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Roberts draws upon the latest research and current practices from a number of different countries around the world. Focusing on the adversarial model of justice found in common law countries such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, he discusses topics such as the uses of imprisonment, the effects of capital punishment, and the purposes of sentencing. Considering the role of the victim throughout the criminal justice system, as well as public knowledge and attitudes towards criminal justice, Roberts critically assesses the way in which the system functions and its importance around the world. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

About Julian V. Roberts

Julian V. Roberts is a Professor of Criminology in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. He is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Criminology and the Canadian Journal of Criminology. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Haifa Law School- School of Law, Kings College- the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge- the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto- the School of Criminology, Catholic University of Leuven- the Department of Criminology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles- and the Department of Justice, Canada.

Details Book

Author : Julian V. Roberts
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 27 August 2015
ISBN : 0198716494
EAN : 9780198716495
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 160 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Criminal Justice



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Introduction to Criminal Justice free pdfIntroduction to Criminal Justice

    Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems. Diversity. and Change offers a brief. accessible approach to Criminal Justice with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in 14 succinct chapters..


  • Introduction to Criminal Justice free pdfIntroduction to Criminal Justice

    Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems. Diversity. and Change offers a brief. accessible approach to Criminal Justice with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in 14 succinct chapters..


  • Criminal Justice free pdfCriminal Justice

    The most straightforward overview available. Covers the entire criminal justice system. A 'no frills' explanation for beginners. This basic guide sets out the main components of the criminal justice system in an accessible way..


  • Young Adult Offenders free pdfYoung Adult Offenders

    This latest volume in the Cambridge Criminal Justice Series focuses upon young adults and their treatment in the criminal justice system. The subject is very topical because there is increasing evidence that a rigid distinction between 'youth' and 'adulthood' is not appropriate in modern societies..


  • The Canadian Criminal Justice System free pdfThe Canadian Criminal Justice System

    The administration of justice is an area of social policy that defies attempts to achieve a balance between order and the protection of the public and respect for individual rights. The media contain daily accounts of the failure of the criminal justice system to repress crime..


  • Criminal Justice free pdfCriminal Justice

    Free Comic Books Download. The criminal justice system is wide ranging- from the crimes themselves and policing to the sentencing of offenders and prisons. In this Very Short Introduction Julian V. Ro