A Dictionary of Criminal Justice pdf epub fb2

A Dictionary of Criminal Justice by Peter Joyce pdf epub fb2

A Dictionary of Criminal Justice Author: Peter Joyce
Title: A Dictionary of Criminal Justice
ISBN: 0415492459
ISBN13: 978-0415492454
Other Formats: lrf mobi docx txt
Pages: 336 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (July 21, 2010)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1601 kb
Size EPUB version: 1593 kb
Subcategory: Law




ADictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations.

The first three sections of the book explore in turn key definitions, key pieces of legislation and key documents that have helped to shape the operations of the criminal justice system, whilst the fourth details websites of particular relevance to this field. As such, this dictionary provides an extensive but accessible introduction to the important terms that relate to both the development and the contemporary processes of criminal justice. It also succeeds in placing the UK criminal justice system within an international setting through the inclusion of entries that acknowledge the global setting in which British justice operates.

Guides to key legislation and documents are included, and each definition is accompanied by references for further reading, making this book an invaluable learning tool for both students and practitioners of criminal justice.