Debates in Criminal Justice: Key Themes and Issues

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-11-17
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This helpful book takes an original approach to criminal justice studies, setting out a series of ten key dilemmas, presented as debates, designed to provide students with a clear framework with which to develop their knowledge and analysis in a way that is both effective and an enjoyable learning experience. This book is also designed for lecturers to structure a core unit of their courses around.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Key Dilemmas in Criminal Justice 1. Crime Control Vs Due Process, Tom Ellis and Mike Nash 2. Lay Justice Vs Professionalised Justice, Steve Savage and Diana Bretherick 3. Adversarial Justice Vs Inquisitorial Justice, Jane Creaton and Francis Pakes 4. Public Vs Private Policing, Les Johnston and Mark Button 5. Restorative Vs Retributive Justice, Steve Savage and Tom Ellis 6. Prison Works? Sarah Charman, Chas Wilson and Tom Ellis Part Two: Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 7. Legalisation of drugs, Dan Silverstone and Tom Ellis 8. Capital Punishment 9. Victims' Rights Vs Suspects' Rights, Jacki Tapley and David Carson 10. Sex Offender Notification, Mike Nash and Andy Williams

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