Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Philip L. Reichel
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Hoping to encourage the international sharing and borrowing of ideas in criminal justice, the author examines traditional concerns of introductory criminal justice courses from the perspectives of countries representing Europe, Asia, North and South America, Latin America, Australia, and the Pacific

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Harry R. Dammer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495809896
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Bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 4/e delivers a comprehensive--and intriguing--analysis comparing the various criminal justice systems throughout the world. Thoroughly revised and up to date, the Fourth Edition reflects the latest trends, issues, and information on international criminal justice, transnational organized crime and corruption, terrorism, and international juvenile justice. This proven text's unique topical approach examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--which gives students a more solid understanding of the similarities and differences of each system. The authors use six model countries--China, England, France, Germany, Japan, Saudi Arabia--to illustrate the different types of law and justice systems in the context of specific countries, as well as the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. The book is packed with relevant examples, emphasizes critical thinking skills throughout, and includes an assortment of innovative learning tools to maximize student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Selected Readings In Criminal Justice

Author: Philip L. Reichel
Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
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Essays explore aspects of the criminal justice system, including victims' rights, causes of crime, law enforcement, the courts, & criminal proceedings.

Handbook Of Transnational Crime And Justice

Author: Philip Reichel
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483321967
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Transnational crime and justice will characterize the 21st century in same way that traditional street crimes dominated the 20th century. In the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, Philip Reichel and Jay Albanese bring together top scholars from around the world to offer perspectives on the laws, crimes, and criminal justice responses to transnational crime. This concise, reader-friendly handbook is organized logically around four major themes: the problem of transnational crime; analysis of specific transnational crimes; approaches to its control; and regional geographical analyses. Each comprehensive chapter is designed to be explored as a stand-alone topic, making this handbook an important textbook and reference tool for students and practitioners alike.

Juvenile Justice

Author: John A. Winterdyk
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466579684
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Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime control. Juvenile Justice: International Perspectiv

Critical Issues In Crime And Justice

Author: Mary Maguire
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 148335525X
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A comprehensive, provocative overview of the origins and present state of issues and perspectives in criminal justice and criminology from leading scholars in the field In this important book of essays, leading scholars explore the gamut of topics in criminal justice and criminology, examining both historical and contemporary material to illustrate the past and present of each topic covered. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Mary Maguire and Dan Okada illustrate the breadth of research, policy, and practice implications in key areas of the field, such as crime theory, law enforcement, jurisprudence, corrections, and criminal justice organization and management. . The coverage of concepts, insights, voices, and perspectives is geared toward students with a background in criminal justice or criminology courses to challenge them to synthesize what they have learned, to question standard interpretations, and to begin to create new directions and visions for their future careers as professionals in the field.

Handbook Of Transnational Crime And Justice Special Offer Edition

Author: Philip Reichel
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452266271
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BONUS OFFER! SAGE has significantly reduced the price of this Handbook in response to professor requests, making it accessible to a student audience worldwide. In addition, everyone who purchases this Handbook will receive 6 months' FREE online access to 4 SAGE Journals: Criminal Justice Review; International Criminal Justice Review; European Journal of Criminology; and Punishment & Society. In the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, editor Philip Reichel has brought together renowned scholars from around the world to offer various perspectives providing global coverage of the increasingly transnational nature of crime and the attempts to provide cooperative cross-national responses. This volume not only has a comprehensive introduction to the topic of transnational crime but also provides specific examples such as international terrorism, drug trafficking, and money laundering to illustrate this ever expanding phenomenon. The Handbook also examines cross-national and international efforts by police, courts, international agencies, and correctional authorities to deal with transnational crime. Part IV concludes the book by addressing emerging issues in transnational crime and justice with particular attention given to transnational organized crime in all regions of the world. The combination of this cutting-edge Handbook and 6 months' free journal access make this a perfect combination for courses in comparative criminal justice and related topics in the fields criminology and criminal justice.

Transnational Organized Crime

Author: Jay Albanese
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483325024
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Transnational Organized Crime: An Overview from Six Continents explores the expansive topic of transnational organized crime, incorporating expert perspectives found throughout the world’s six inhabited continents: North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Editors Jay S. Albanese and Philip L. Reichel gather the knowledge and expertise of numerous authors, researchers, and practitioners in this field who are either native to each world region, have extensively travelled and worked there, or are recognized scholars for those regions. Through this unique text, readers will begin to understand the geographic, cultural, and regional similarities and differences underying the common threat of transnational organized crime, as well as how to address the global expansion of organized crime today.

Corrections

Author: Philip L. Reichel
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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*Now contains a full chapter on institutional management and programs (Ch. 10). *New boxes include: - Issues of Fairness boxes that focus on a topic dealing with race, class or gender. - Spotlight on Contemporary Issues boxes that highlight topics that are newsworthy and may impact future practices and procedures in corrections. - Historical Perspectives boxes reinforce the text's theme by going into more depth on important historical issues. - Cross-Cultural Corrections boxes compare the U.S. penal system with those in other countries. *Help Wanted Ads, sprinkled throughout the text, inform students about career opportunities in the corrections area. *Internet activities have been expanded and updated. They now appear at the bottom of each boxed feature and provide suggested websites and questions to get students to think critically about the material they accessed on the Web. *Places the U.S. corrections system in an historical and cross-cultural context. *Provides a more integrated look at female offenders than other corrections textbooks, reflecting women's increased presence in and impact on the corrections system. In addition to having a separate chapter (Ch. 11), coverage of

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Erika Fairchild
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
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Covers law enforcement functions and organizations, criminal procedures, courts and trials, sentencing, prison operations, and other criminal justice processes.