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Criminal Justice By Malcolm Davies

Criminal Justice
by Malcolm Davies

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The new 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.

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Criminal Justice by Malcolm Davies

The new 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.

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Table of Contents


Full Contents

List of figures

List of tables

Preface

Author's acknowledgments

Publisher's acknowledgments

Table of cases

Chronology of key dates in the development of criminal justice in England and Wales

PART A Introduction to criminal justice

Chapter 1 What is Criminal Justice?

Introduction

1.1 CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ENGLAND AND WALES

1.2 CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEFINED: FUNCTIONS AND FORM

1.3 PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

1.4 SYSTEMS APPROACH AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SUB-SYSTEMS

1.5 PARADIGMS AND MODELS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

1.6 RECENT LEGISLATION AND POLICY DEVELOPMENTS

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 2 What is Crime?

INTRODUCTION

2.1 DEFINING CRIME

2.2 LEGAL CATEGORIES OF CRIMINAL OFFENCES

2.3 MEASURING CRIME

2.4 CRIME TRENDS

2.5 TYPES OF OFFENCE

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Key Dates

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 3 Victims and the impact of crime

INTRODUCTION

3.1 THE COST AND IMPACT OF CRIME

3.2 WHO ARE THE VICTIMS OF CRIME?

3.3 THE REDISCOVERY OF THE VICTIM

3.4 COMPENSATING VICTIMS

3.5 VICTIM SUPPORT

3.6 VICTIMS AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 4 Government, political and administrative context of criminal justice in England and Wales

INTRODUCTION

4.1 LAW AND POLICY MAKING

4.2 GOVERNMENT AND ADMINISTRATION

4.3 POLITICAL CONTEXT

4.4 'GLOBALISATION': CROSS-JURISDICTIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO CRIME

4.5 EUROPEAN INFLUENCES ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY

4.6 IMPLEMENTING CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY

4.7 MONITORING, ACCOUNTABILITY AND COMPLAINTS

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

CHAPTER 5 Crime prevention and reduction

INTRODUCTION

5.1 WHAT IS CRIME PREVENTION?

5.2 THE THEORETICAL BASIS OF CRIME PREVENTION

5.3 THE GROWTH OF CRIME PREVENTION

5.4 CCTV

5.5 SITUATIONAL AND SOCIAL CRIME PREVENTION

5.6 BROKEN WINDOWS, ZERO TOLERANCE POLICING AND ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

5.7 ISSUES IN CRIME PREVENTION

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

PART B Criminal justice process: law enforcement

Chapter 6 The police

INTRODUCTION

6.1 THE ROLE AND DEVELOPMENT OF POLICING

6.2 ORGANISATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY

6.3 POLICE POWERS AND THE POLICE AND CRIMINAL EVIDENCE ACT 1984

6.4 POLICE WORK

6.5 FRONT-LINE DEFINERS OF CRIME: POLICE DISCRETION

CONCLUSION

Discussion questions

Review questions

Further reading

Key Dates

Weblinks

Chapter 7 Prosecution, caution and diversion

INTRODUCTION

7.1 FIXED PENALTIES (FPN and PND)

7.2 CAUTIONING

7.2 PROSECUTION

7.3 THE CODE FOR CROWN PROSECUTORS

7.4 PRIVATE PROSECUTIONS AND OTHER PROSECUTING AGENCIES

7.5 MENTALLY DISORDERED OFFENDERS

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 8 Youth justice

INTRODUCTION

8.1 YOUTH AND CRIME

8.2 YOUTH JUSTICE SYSTEM

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

PART C Criminal justice process: criminal courts

Chapter 9 Criminal courts, judiciary and pre-trial procedure

INTRODUCTION

9.1 MAGISTRATES' COURTS

9.2 CROWN COURT

9.3 JUDICIARY

9.4 SUMMONS, BAIL AND REMANDS IN CUSTODY

9.5 INDICATIONS OF PLEA AND MODE OF TRIAL DECISIONS

9.6 CASE MANAGEMENT

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 10 The trial and establishing guilt

INTRODUCTION

10.1 ADVERSARIAL JUSTICE: THE BURDEN AND STANDARD OF PROOF

10.2 ROLE OF THE TRIAL

10.3 JURIES

10.4 RIGHTS OF THE DEFENDANT IN COURT

10.5 PROTECTING WITNESS IDENTITY

10.6 EVIDENCE

10.7 APPEALS SYSTEM

10.8 CRIMINAL CASES REVIEW COMMISSION (CCRC)

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Key dates

Weblinks

PART D Criminal justice process: penal system

Chapter 11 Sentencing aims and process

INTRODUCTION

11.1 AIMS OF SENTENCING

11.2 TYPES OF SENTENCE

11.3 SENTENCING PROCEDURE

11.4 FACTORS INFLUENCING SENTENCING DECISIONS

11.5 STRUCTURING SENTENCING DECISIONS

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 12 Punishment philosophies and penal paradigms

INTRODUCTION

12.1 SENTENCING TRENDS AND REFORMS IN THE TWENTIETH AND TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

12.2 THE ERA OF REHABILITATION

12.3 JUST DESERTS AND THE JUSTICE MODEL

12.4 PRISON REDUCTIONISTS: LIMITING THE USE OF IMPRISONMENT

12.5 SHIFTING PENAL PARADIGMS

12.6 DOES PRISON WORK?

12.7 SENTENCING FOR WHOM?

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 13 Prisons

INTRODUCTION

13.1 ORIGINS OF THE PENITENTIARY

13.2 PRISONS IN ENGLAND AND WALES

13.3 PRISON POPULATION

13.4 IMPACT OF IMPRISONMENT ON INMATES

13.5 AIMS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PRISON SERVICE

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 14 Probation Service and community penalties

INTRODUCTION

14.1 THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITY SENTENCES

14.2 THE PROBATION SERVICE

14.3 'WHAT WORKS' AND WHY, AND RECENT INITIATIVES IN COMMUNITY SENTENCES

14.4 THE EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY SENTENCES

CONCLUSION

Review questions

Discussion questions

Further reading

Weblinks

Chapter 15 Conclusion

Glossary

Appendix practical exercises

Bibliography

Index

Additional information

GOR004059710
Criminal Justice by Malcolm Davies
Malcolm Davies
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
2009-09-22
568
140585880X
9781405858809
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