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    DescriptionPolicing, crime, poverty, prison management - these are just some of the key issues facing society today. This book addresses such issues, raising questions that should be of interest not only to academic criminologists but also to all those involved in the criminal justice system.

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    Contemporary Issues in Criminology
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Lesley Noaks, Edited by Etc., Edited by Michael Levi, Edited by Mike Maguire
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 446
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 612 g
    ISBN 13: 9780708312971
    ISBN 10: 0708312977

    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JKV
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000
    DC20: 364
    LC classification: HV7419.C67
    University of Wales Press
    Imprint name
    University of Wales Press
    Publication date
    20 July 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Part 1 Comparative criminology: policing apartheid - the discourses of the South African police, M. Brogden; the policing of culture in Trinidad and Tobago, M. Cain; in search of a third world criminology, I. Clegg and J. Whetton; comparative research in criminal justice, L. Zedner. Part 2 Criminal justice issues: inter-agency co-operation and community based crime prevention, A. Crawford and M. Jones; politics and prison management - the Northern Ireland experience, B. Gormally; fraudulent problems - antonomy and decision-making in the Serious Fraud Office, M. Levi; specialist activities in probation - confusion worse confounded, G. Mair; criminal justice cultures - negotiating bail and remand, F. Paterson and C. Whittaker; the supervision of offenders - what works?, C. Trotter. Part 3 Crime, poverty and the underclass: Criminal Justice Act 1991 - management of the underclass and the potentiality of community, S. Gardiner; criminology and the free market - theoretical and practical issues in everyday social life and everyday crime, I. Taylor. Part 4 Policing and prosecution: revising police powers - legal theories and policing practices in historical and contemporary contexts, D. Dixon; democracy, justice and the limits of policing - rethinking police accountability, I. Loader; the end of the public policing?, E. McLaughlin and K. Murji; authors meet critics - the case for the prosecution, R. Morgan.