Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

A Topical Approach

Author: Philip L. Reichel

Publisher: N.A


Category: Comparative law

Page: 403

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Hoping to encourage the international sharing and borrowing of ideas in criminal justice, the author examines traditional concerns of introductory criminal justice courses from the perspectives of countries representing Europe, Asia, North and South America, Latin America, Australia, and the Pacific

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

A Topical Approach

Author: Philip L. Reichel

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134558981

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 9744

For courses in comparative criminal justice systems, comparative criminology, and comparative government. Help readers gain a solid understanding of the diversity in legal systems around the world Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach is designed to effectively explain the complexities of justice systems around the world. Using an accessible, easy-to-understand comparative approach, it helps students recognize the growing importance of an international perspective. Key concepts are organized in a sequence that many students will already find familiar, progressing from issues concerned with criminal law to examinations of police, courts, and corrections. Students gain a realistic understanding of the many ways policing, adjudication, and corrections systems can be organized and operated. Unlike most competitive books, it covers more than 30 countries, offering insights into such issues as Islamic legal tradition and the Eastern Asia legal tradition. Learning Objectives utilize Bloom's taxonomy phrasing to ensure clarity, usefulness, and accessibility, and visually appealing images further add to the book's readability. The Seventh Edition updates statistics, changes in law, and modifications of procedures throughout; includes new and updated topic covera≥ enhances and updates popular pedagogical features; and provides a number of important chapter modifications to ensure readers are getting the most useful information on this constantly growing field.

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, A Topical Approach

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1478444908

Category: Education

Page: 36

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Comparative Criminal Justice Systems, A Topical Approach. In this book, you will learn topics such as AN AMERICAN PERSPECTIVE ON CRIMINAL LAW, LEGAL TRADITIONS, SUBSTANTIVE LAW AND PROCEDURAL LAW IN THE FOUR LEGAL TRADITIONS, and AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE ON POLICING plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Studyguide for Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

A Topical Approach by Reichel, Philip L. , Isbn 978-0132457521

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Publisher: Cram101

ISBN: 9781478453253


Page: 93

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Virtually all of the testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events from the textbook are included. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides give all of the outlines, highlights, notes, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanys: 978-0132457521 .

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Harry R. Dammer,Jay S. Albanese

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495809896

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

View: 9959

Bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 4/e delivers a comprehensive--and intriguing--analysis comparing the various criminal justice systems throughout the world. Thoroughly revised and up to date, the Fourth Edition reflects the latest trends, issues, and information on international criminal justice, transnational organized crime and corruption, terrorism, and international juvenile justice. This proven text's unique topical approach examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--which gives students a more solid understanding of the similarities and differences of each system. The authors use six model countries--China, England, France, Germany, Japan, Saudi Arabia--to illustrate the different types of law and justice systems in the context of specific countries, as well as the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. The book is packed with relevant examples, emphasizes critical thinking skills throughout, and includes an assortment of innovative learning tools to maximize student success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Shahid M. Shahidullah

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449604250

Category: Law

Page: 554

View: 331

Written for students of criminal justice, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local Perspectives examines the nature of crime and justice in varying countries and cultures in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Using a topical approach, it compares different systems of crime and justice in terms of their differences from, and similarities to, the laws and institutions of modern criminal justice, focusing on the United States as a standard of comparison. By examining different criminal justice systems in terms of their local peculiarities and understanding their change and continuity, readers will gain a well-rounded international perspective of the world's varying systems of criminal justice. Key Features: -Explores the rise of modern criminology and the criminal justice system in the nineteenth century. It is critical for students to understand the history of modern systems to fully comprehend the varying nature of today's main legal systems, focusing on the United States as a standard of comparison. -Employs a topical approach to examine the criminal justice systems in varying countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, including comparative views on law enforcement, judicial systems, corrections, due process of law, and search and seizures. -Includes discussions on comparative processes of criminalization and decriminalization on such issues as domestic violence, child abuse, homosexuality, and sexual harassment. -Discusses new global crimes and their impact on modern and traditional criminal justice systems, including human smuggling, global sex trade, global illegal drug trade, illegal trafficking of conventional military weapons, money laundering, cybercrime, and global terrorism. -Discussion questions ensure that student's grasp the core theoretical concepts.

Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalization

Author: David Nelken

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131716315X

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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In this exciting and topical collection, leading scholars discuss the implications of globalisation for the fields of comparative criminology and criminal justice. How far does it still make sense to distinguish nation states, for example in comparing prison rates? Is globalisation best treated as an inevitable trend or as an interactive process? How can globalisation's effects on space and borders be conceptualised? How does it help to create norms and exceptions? The editor, David Nelken, is a Distinguished Scholar of the American Sociological Association, a recipient of the Sellin-Glueck award of the American Society of Criminology, and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences, UK. He teaches a course on Comparative Criminal Justice as Visiting Professor in Criminology at Oxford University's Centre of Criminology.

Comparative Criminal Justice

Author: Francis Pakes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135982295

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

View: 8482

This book offers an accessible introduction to comparative criminal justice and examines and reflects on the ways different countries and jurisdictions deal with the main stages in the criminal justice process, from policing to sentencing. This popular bestseller has been fully updated and expanded for the third edition. This textbook provides the reader with: a comparative perspective on criminal justice and its main components; a knowledge of methodology for comparative research and analysis; an understanding of the emerging concepts in comparative criminal justice, such as security, surveillance, retribution and rehabilitation; a discussion of global trends such as the global drop in crime, the punitive turn, penal populism, privatization, international policing and international criminal tribunals. The new edition has been fully updated to keep abreast with this growing field of study and research, including increased coverage of the challenge of globalization and its role and influence on criminal justice systems around the world. Topics such as state crime, genocide and the international criminal court have also grown in prominence since the publication of the last edition and are given increased coverage. This book will be perfect reading for advanced undergraduates and postgraduates taking courses in comparative criminal justice and those who are engaged in the study of global responses to crime. New features such as lists of further reading, study questions and boxed case studies help bring comparative criminal justice alive for students and instructors alike.

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Author: Erika Fairchild,Harry R. Dammer

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company


Category: Law

Page: 412

View: 2524

Covers law enforcement functions and organizations, criminal procedures, courts and trials, sentencing, prison operations, and other criminal justice processes.

Transnational Crime: Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199803712

Category: Social Science

Page: 26

View: 1468

This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of criminology find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and blogs. Written by a leading international authority on the subject, the ebook provides bibliographic information supported by direct recommendations about which sources to consult and editorial commentary to make it clear how the cited sources are interrelated related. A reader will discover, for instance, the most reliable introductions and overviews to the topic, and the most important publications on various areas of scholarly interest within this topic. In criminology, as in other disciplines, researchers at all levels are drowning in potentially useful scholarly information, and this guide has been created as a tool for cutting through that material to find the exact source you need. This ebook is a static version of an article from Oxford Bibliographies Online: Criminology, a dynamic, continuously updated, online resource designed to provide authoritative guidance through scholarship and other materials relevant to the study and practice of criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online covers most subject disciplines within the social science and humanities, for more information visit

Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice

Author: Philip Reichel,Jay Albanese

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483321967

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 3013

Transnational crime and justice will characterize the 21st century in same way that traditional street crimes dominated the 20th century. In the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, Philip Reichel and Jay Albanese bring together top scholars from around the world to offer perspectives on the laws, crimes, and criminal justice responses to transnational crime. This concise, reader-friendly handbook is organized logically around four major themes: the problem of transnational crime; analysis of specific transnational crimes; approaches to its control; and regional geographical analyses. Each comprehensive chapter is designed to be explored as a stand-alone topic, making this handbook an important textbook and reference tool for students and practitioners alike.


Philosophies, Practices, and Procedures

Author: Philip L. Reichel

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon


Category: Social Science

Page: 633

View: 8429

*Now contains a full chapter on institutional management and programs (Ch. 10). *New boxes include: - Issues of Fairness boxes that focus on a topic dealing with race, class or gender. - Spotlight on Contemporary Issues boxes that highlight topics that are newsworthy and may impact future practices and procedures in corrections. - Historical Perspectives boxes reinforce the text's theme by going into more depth on important historical issues. - Cross-Cultural Corrections boxes compare the U.S. penal system with those in other countries. *Help Wanted Ads, sprinkled throughout the text, inform students about career opportunities in the corrections area. *Internet activities have been expanded and updated. They now appear at the bottom of each boxed feature and provide suggested websites and questions to get students to think critically about the material they accessed on the Web. *Places the U.S. corrections system in an historical and cross-cultural context. *Provides a more integrated look at female offenders than other corrections textbooks, reflecting women's increased presence in and impact on the corrections system. In addition to having a separate chapter (Ch. 11), coverage of

Human Trafficking

Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities

Author: John Winterdyk,Benjamin Perrin,Philip Reichel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439820368

Category: Law

Page: 318

View: 521

Human trafficking is a crime that undermines fundamental human rights and a broader sense of global order. It is an atrocity that transcends borders—with some regions known as exporters of trafficking victims and others recognized as destination countries. Edited by three global experts and composed of the work of an esteemed panel of contributors, Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities examines techniques used to protect and support victims of trafficking as well as strategies for prosecution of offenders. Topics discussed include: How data on human trafficking should be collected and analyzed, and how data collection can be improved through proper contextualization The importance of harmonization and consistency in legal definitions and interpretations within and among regions The need for increased exchange of information and cooperation between the various actors involved in combating human trafficking, including investigators, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, and social workers Problems with victim identification, as well as erroneous assumptions of the scope of victimization Controversy over linking protection measures with cooperation with authorities Highlighting the issues most addressed by contemporary scholars, researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers, this volume also suggests areas ripe for further inquiry and investigation. Supplemented by discussion questions in each chapter, the book is sure to stimulate debate on a troubling phenomenon.

Vergehen und Strafen

zur Sanktionierung abweichenden Verhaltens im alten Ägypten

Author: Renate Müller-Wollermann

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004139060

Category: Social Science

Page: 343

View: 2021

This book describes and classifies deviant behaviour in Pharaonic Egypt as well as society's sanctions in response to it. By downgrading traditional Roman law and considering all types of texts a deeper insight into Egyptian society is gained than has previously been achieved.

Transnational Organized Crime

An Overview from Six Continents

Author: Jay Albanese,Philip Reichel

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483325024

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

View: 2140

Transnational Organized Crime: An Overview from Six Continents explores the expansive topic of transnational organized crime, incorporating expert perspectives found throughout the world’s six inhabited continents: North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Editors Jay S. Albanese and Philip L. Reichel gather the knowledge and expertise of numerous authors, researchers, and practitioners in this field who are either native to each world region, have extensively travelled and worked there, or are recognized scholars for those regions. Through this unique text, readers will begin to understand the geographic, cultural, and regional similarities and differences underying the common threat of transnational organized crime, as well as how to address the global expansion of organized crime today.

Corrections (Justice Series)

Author: Leanne F. Alarid,Philip L. Reichel

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134548678

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 7138

For courses in Introduction to Corrections and Corrections Theory and Policy Brief. Affordable. Visual. Corrections provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at corrections that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The text examines how evidence-based practices are used in corrections and how theory is linked to treatment and punishment of offenders. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, encouraging students to think critically about community corrections, prison life, treatment of offenders, reentry, legal issues, the death penalty, and juveniles in corrections. Corrections, Third Edition is also available via Revel(tm), an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.


Grundproblem moderner Gesellschaften

Author: Gunter Scholtz

Publisher: Königshausen & Neumann

ISBN: 9783826025051

Category: Economic security

Page: 210

View: 661

Vorwort T. Borsche: Orientierung im unsicheren Feld der Begriffe D. Schneider: Von abgebrochenen Glücksspielen zur Nicht-Existenz einer Zukunft. Der mühsame Weg zu vernünftigen Entscheidungen unter Unsicherheit E. Pankoke: Solidarität und Sekurität in der Risikogesellschaft. Modernisierungsschwellen und Modernisierungskrisen sozialer Sicherung S. Suckut: Die DDR-Staatssicherheit. Von der Labilität des anscheinend Stabilen B. Meyer: Wenn die Ausnahme zur Regel wird. Staatliche Reaktionen auf den Terrorismus im Spannungsfeld von Sicherheit und Freiheit G. Kleinhenz: Zukunft der Erwerbsarbeit und soziale Sicherung E. Eichenhofer: Wie sicher ist die soziale Sicherheit im Europa von Morgen? E. Welteke: Harte Währung Vertrauensanker für neue Märkte G. Bechmann: Zukunft als Risiko oder Gefahr. Zur Bedeutung des Nichtwissens und der Sicherheit in der modernen Gesellschaft A. Heuser: Der Mensch im Netz. Chancen und Risiken der Informationsgesellschaft N. Leygraf: Gefährliche Straftäter O. H. Pesch: Heilsgewißheit Sicherheit durch Glauben? Gesellschaftliche Implikationen eines theologischen Schlüsselbegriffs Autorenverzeichnis Personenregister Sachregister.