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Understanding Public Attitudes to Criminal Justice

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November 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Which factors shape public opinion of criminal justice? How do the views of the public influence criminal justice policy and practice? This book provides an introduction to public attitudes towards criminal justice. It also provides an international perspective on the issues surrounding criminal justice and public opinion.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

AcknowledgementsIntroduction to Public Opinion and Criminal Justice
Public Confidence in the Criminal Justice System
Attitudes to the Police
Attitudes to the Sentencing and the Courts
Attitudes to Prison and Parole
Attitudes to Youth Justice
Attitudes to Restorative Justice
Conclusions
References

Portrait

Julian V. Roberts is Reader in Criminology at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. His previous publications include The Virtual Prison: Community custody and the evolution of imprisonment (2005), Penal Populism and Public Opinion (2002) and Making Sense of Sentencing (1999). Mike Hough is Director of the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at King's College London. He has extensive experience of survey work, and was a member of the team which started the British Crime Survey in 1980. His previous publications include Youth Crime and Youth Justice (with Julian V. Roberts, 2004), Changing Attitudes to Punishment (2002) and Policing for London (2002).


EAN: 9780335215362
ISBN: 033521536X
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: OPEN UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2005
Seitenanzahl: 183 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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