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NCJ Number: 183833 Find in a Library
Title: Comparative and International Criminal Justice Systems: Policing, Judiciary, and Corrections, Second Edition
Editor(s): Obi N. I. Ebbe Ph.D.
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 338
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7506-7197-1
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Collected Work
Format: Book (Hardbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The study of diverse criminal justice systems and their agencies of social control have taken on an essential role in establishing which deterrents and correctional methods are effective; this book reviews policing, judicial, and correctional systems of various countries to contrast effective methods with less effective ones.
Abstract: The book, organized topically: (1) provides unique and effective techniques in how to deal with offenders; (3) presents contributions from eminent scholars from all over the world; (3) specifically covers police, the judiciary, and corrections; (4) opens new windows to community policing and ways of dealing with police corruption; and (5) synthesizes unique and comparative features of criminal justice systems. Countries included in the book are the United States, Ireland, Israel, Argentina, Sierra Leone, Hong Kong, China, United Kingdom, China, Nigeria, Japan, Denmark, and Brazil. In addition to summary descriptions of criminal justice systems, book chapters specifically look at such topics as policing policies and practices, criminal procedures, correctional industries, community corrections, and the treatment of offenders. References, tables, and figures
Main Term(s): Comparative criminology
Index Term(s): Argentina; Brazil; China; Corrections in foreign countries; Denmark; Foreign correctional systems; Foreign criminal justice systems; Foreign judicial systems; Foreign police; Hong Kong; Ireland; Israel; Japan; Nigeria; Sierra Leone; United Kingdom (UK); United States of America; US/foreign comparisons; World criminology
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