Contemporary Issues in Criminology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780708312971
  • Publisher: University of Wales Press
  • Publication date: 7/20/1995
  • Series: CYMRU-Contemporary German Writers Ser.
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 436
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Editors and Contributors
1 Introduction 1
2 Comparative research in criminal justice 8
3 In search of a Third World criminology 26
4 Policing apartheid - the discourses of the South African Police 52
5 Labouring, loving and living: on the policing of culture in Trinidad and Tobago 84
6 The end of public policing? Police reform and 'the new managerialism' 110
7 Revising 'police powers': legal theories and policing practices in historical and contemporary contexts 128
8 Political autonomy, accountability and efficiency in the prosecution of serious fraud 175
9 The case for the prosecution and administrative criminology (Authors meet critics I) 191
10 Pessimism or professionalism? Legal regulation of investigations after PACE (Authors meet critics II) 206
11 New left pessimism (Authors meet critics III) 216
12 Authors meet critics: The Case for the Prosecution (Authors meet critics IV) 224
13 The Case for the Prosecution: police suspects and the construction of criminality (Authors meet critics V) 231
14 The supervision of offenders - what works? 236
15 Specialist activities in probation: 'confusion worse confounded'? 251
16 Criminal justice cultures: negotiating bail and remand 259
17 Politics and prison management: the Northern Ireland experience 276
18 Pre-court diversion and youth justice 314
19 The politics of youth crime prevention: developments in Australia and England and Wales 338
20 Criminal Justice Act 1991 - management of the underclass and the potentiality of community 362
21 Critical criminology and the free market: theoretical and practical issues in everyday social life and everyday crime 400
Index 429
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