Understanding Public Attitudes To Criminal Justice

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2005 M11 1 - 183 páginas
This book provides an introduction to public attitudes towards criminal justice. It explores the public s lack of confidence in criminal justice processes, and summarizes findings on public attitudes towards the three principal components of the criminal process: the police, the courts, and the prison system. It examines the importance that people attach to different criminal justice functions, such as preventing crime, prosecuting and punishing offenders, and protecting the public.
 

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Chapter 01 Introduction to public opinion and criminal justice
1
Chapter 02 Public confidence in the criminal justice system
29
Chapter 03 Attitudes to the police
52
Chapter 04 Attitudes to sentencing and the courts
68
Chapter 05 Attitudes to prison and parole
88
Chapter 06 Attitudes to youth justice
110
Chapter 07 Attitudes to restorative justice
128
Chapter 08 Conclusion
149
References
162
Index
179
Back cover
186
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Julian V. Roberts is Reader in Criminology at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. His previous publications includeThe Virtual Prison: Community custody and the evolution of imprisonment(2005),Penal Populism and Public Opinion(2002) andMaking 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 includeYouth Crime and Youth Justice(with Julian V. Roberts, 2004),Changing Attitudes to Punishment(2002) andPolicing for London(2002).

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