Criminal Justice In Canada by Colin GoffCriminal Justice In Canada by Colin Goff

Criminal Justice In Canada

byColin Goff

Paperback | January 17, 2013

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The sixth edition of Criminal Justice in Canada provides students with a comprehensive view of how our criminal justice system attempts to bring "justice" into its policies, operations, and court decisions. This approach involves a discussion of the major agencies of our justice system and the manner in which they operate to identify, apprehend, process, and control offenders while at the same time protecting the rights of individuals. In this sixth edition, recent initiatives to control crime and criminals are discussed and updated, including anti-terrorism legislation, gun control measures, mandatory minimum sentences, and mental health courts. In addition, various new initiatives that attempt to better deal with crime and criminals are reviewed, such as community courts, human trafficking, and gender responsive programming.
Colin Goff received his M.A. in sociology from the University of Calgary and his Ph.D. from the University of California (Irvine). Since graduating, he has taught at Simon Fraser University, the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton), and the University of Winnipeg. His areas of research include all aspects of the criminal justice s...
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Title:Criminal Justice In CanadaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 10.88 × 8.31 × 0.56 inPublished:January 17, 2013Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017651273X

ISBN - 13:9780176512736

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Overview of the Criminal Justice System in CanadaChapter 2: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice in CanadaChapter 3: Control Philosophy and Criminal Justice PolicyChapter 4: Crime Rates, Crime Trends, and Perceptions of Crime in CanadaChapter 5: Police OperationsChapter 6: Issues in Canadian PolicingChapter 7: Pretrial Criminal ProceduresChapter 8: The Courts and Criminal Trial ProcedureChapter 9: Sentencing and PunishmentChapter 10: Alternatives to Prison: Probation, Conditional Sentences, and Intermediate SanctionsChapter 11: Corrections in Canada: History, Facilities, and PopulationsChapter 12: Community Reintegration