Criminal Justice An Introduction (Paperback)
|Author: Peter Joyce|
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This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies ? including the police, probation and prison services and the legal and youth justice systems ?and identifies the main themes underpinning contemporary criminal justice policy. Key additions include:
The book is an ideal text for students taking courses in criminal justice, or studying criminal justice as a component of a broader course in criminology or the social sciences and practitoners within these fields. It is written in a highly accessible manner and has a wide range of features that include: