Understanding Public Attitudes To Criminal Justice
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
Chapter 02 Public confidence in the criminal justice system
Chapter 03 Attitudes to the police
Chapter 04 Attitudes to sentencing and the courts
Chapter 05 Attitudes to prison and parole
Chapter 06 Attitudes to youth justice
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Understanding public attitudes to criminal justice
Julian V. Roberts,J. M. Hough
Vista de fragmentos - 2005
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