Criminal Justice: A Beginner's Guide by Bryan GibsonCriminal Justice: A Beginner's Guide by Bryan Gibson

Criminal Justice: A Beginner's Guide

byBryan Gibson

Paperback | March 31, 2014

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The most straightforward overview available covering 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. Intended as a starting point for readers coming to the subject for the first time it is ideal for new staff, volunteers, first year students and other 'rookies': a short book of facts, explanations and pointers to further study.Chapters:1. What is Crime?2. What is Criminal Justice?3. Who's Who?4. Modern Developments5. The Police6. The Criminal Courts in Action7. Sentencing (including Probation Work)8. Prisons and Imprisonment9. Victims and Restorative Justice10. Causes of CrimeThe book also features the Rule of Law, risk assessment, decision-making, forensic investigation, witnesses, surveillance, criminology, crime reduction strategies, border controls, penal reform and some international and historical dimensions.With a Glossary of Words, Phrases and AbbreviationsBryan Gibson is a barrister and editor-in-chief at Waterside Press.
Title:Criminal Justice: A Beginner's GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.34 inPublished:March 31, 2014Publisher:Waterside PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909976008

ISBN - 13:9781909976009