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Comparative Criminal Justice: Third edition / Edition 3

Comparative Criminal Justice: Third edition / Edition 3

by Francis Pakes
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ISBN-13: 9780415826297
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/19/2014
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Francis Pakes is a comparative scholar with a particular interest in how globalisation affects criminal justice discourses and practices. He has written extensively on criminal policy in the Netherlands, intersections of mental health and criminal justice and latterly also on fraud and missing persons investigations. He has published several books, including Riot, Unrest and Protest on the Global Stage (with David Pritchard, 2014) and Globalisation and the Challenge to Criminology (2013), an edited collection.

Table of Contents

1. Making sense of local and global criminal justice 2. Conducting comparative research in a globalised world 3. Comparing Crime: Finding patterns, uncovering meaning 4. Crime fighters, social workers, torturers: Comparative policing 5. Global cops? Transnational and global policing 6. Prosecution and Pre-trial justice 7. The day in Court: Systems of trial 8. Peers or patriarchs: Judicial decision-makers 9. Sentencing: Punitivity, prison and the death penalty 10. States, State Crimes, and Genocide 11. International criminal justice: Tribunals, Statutes and Prosecutions 12. Concluding Comments.

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