Comparative criminal justice systems: a topical approach
Discussing how various countries around the world have organized their police, courts, and corrections agencies, this insightful text provides the rationale for studying cross-national issues in criminal justice by giving students a knowledge base for understanding and appreciating the different ways justice is conceived and achieved around the world.
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