Since the publication of the First Edition, The Penal System has been THE essential resource for students and academics in criminal justice and criminology. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to provide the most comprehensive and authoritative overview of punishment and the penal system available. This Fourth Edition provides a stimulating account of penal policy under the New Labour government since 2001, including the new sentencing framework introduced by the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and the creation of the Sentencing Guidelines Council.
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Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Crisis? What Crisis? 2. Justifying Punishment 3. Explaining Punishment 4. Court Decisions: The Crux of the Crisis 5. Administering Punishment in the Community 6. Prisons and the Penal Crisis 7. Prison Privatization: Panacea or Pandora's Box? 8. Early Release: The Penal System's Safety Valve 9. Young Offenders: Systems Management or System Disaster? 10. Bias in the Criminal Justice System 11. Solving the Crisis? Glossary A Self-study Guide to Electronic Sources Available on the Internet. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1412929474
Book Description SAGE Publications Ltd, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 4th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1412929474