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Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

COMPARATIVE CRIM JUST SYSTEMS

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
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5
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2013-01-04
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2014
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128506786X
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9781285067865
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Wadsworth Publishing
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Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
  • 3. Families of Law.
  • 4. Six Model Nations.
  • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
  • 6. Criminal Procedure.
  • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
  • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
  • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
  • 10. Terrorism.
  • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
  • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
  • 3. Families of Law.
  • 4. Six Model Nations.
  • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
  • 6. Criminal Procedure.
  • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
  • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
  • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
  • 10. Terrorism.
  • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
  • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
  • 3. Families of Law.
  • 4. Six Model Nations.
  • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
  • 6. Criminal Procedure.
  • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
  • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
  • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
  • 10. Terrorism.
  • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
  • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
  • 1. Introduction.
  • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
  • 3. Families of Law.
  • 4. Six Model Nations.
  • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
  • 6. Criminal Procedure.
  • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
  • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
  • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
  • 10. Terrorism.
  • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
  • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
  • Product Description
  • Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • 1. Introduction.
    • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
    • 3. Families of Law.
    • 4. Six Model Nations.
    • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
    • 6. Criminal Procedure.
    • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
    • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
    • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
    • 10. Terrorism.
    • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
    • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
  • Features
  • Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • 1. Introduction.
    • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
    • 3. Families of Law.
    • 4. Six Model Nations.
    • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
    • 6. Criminal Procedure.
    • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
    • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
    • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
    • 10. Terrorism.
    • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
    • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
  • About the Author
  • Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • 1. Introduction.
    • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
    • 3. Families of Law.
    • 4. Six Model Nations.
    • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
    • 6. Criminal Procedure.
    • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
    • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
    • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
    • 10. Terrorism.
    • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
    • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
  • Table of Contents
  • Offering a comprehensive analysis, bestselling COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e compares the various criminal justice systems throughout the world using six model countries: China, England, France, Germany, Japan, and Saudi Arabia. The book illustrates the different types of law and justice systems while exploring the historical, political, economic, social, and cultural influences on each system. It examines important aspects of each type of justice system--common law, civil law, socialist law, and sacred (Islamic) law--to highlight the similarities and differences of each. Completely up to date, it provides expanded coverage of such high-profile topics as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, transnational policing, terrorism and more.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Completely up to date and reflecting the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more to keep students on the cutting edge of the field.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Chapter learning objectives help students focus on the most important concepts as they read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the ends of chapters to reinforce students' retention of key concepts.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • Each chapter now opens with a high-interest vignette that draws students into chapter material and vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter content.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Making instant connections with students, "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues--giving students hands-on experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge students to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Giving students a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach is both historical and political in its intriguing demonstration of how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Completely up to date to reflect the latest issues and trends from the field, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e offers expanded coverage of such high-profile issues as human trafficking, Internet pornography, identity theft, organized crime, terrorism, transnational policing, and more.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Maximizing your study time, chapter learning objectives help you focus on the most important concepts as you read. Objectives are linked to comprehensive bullet-point summaries at the end of each chapter to reinforce your understanding of key concepts.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging vignette that vividly illustrates the relevance of the upcoming chapter material.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 5e is the only book of its kind that devotes a separate chapter to international crime trends, which includes data on crime victimization in 30 countries and 33 world cities as well as homicides in 54 countries.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • Spotlighting recent news of crime and criminal justice in comparative contexts, critical thinking exercise boxes in every chapter challenge you to put chapter concepts into real-world practice.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • "Comparative CJ at the Movies" boxes in every chapter summarize recent movies dealing with comparative criminal justice issues, giving you experience applying text material to realistic scenarios.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • Equipping you with a truly global perspective, the text's unique topical arrangement uses six specific model countries to compare, contrast, and illustrate a variety of criminal justice systems. England depicts the common law system, France the unitary civil law system, Germany the federal civil law system, Saudi Arabia the Islamic law system, Japan a hybrid but distinctive system, and China socialist law.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • The authors' innovative approach demonstrates how each country's system of justice is the product of that nation's distinctive historical and political events and culture. Economic and social factors are also taken into account.
    • 1. Introduction.
    • 2. Measuring and Comparing Crime In and Across Nations.
    • 3. Families of Law.
    • 4. Six Model Nations.
    • 5. Law Enforcement: Functions, Organization, and Community Involvement.
    • 6. Criminal Procedure.
    • 7. The Courts and Legal Professionals.
    • 8. After Conviction: The Sentencing Process.
    • 9. After Conviction: The Problem of Prison.
    • 10. Terrorism.
    • 11. Transnational Organized Crime.
    • 12. Juvenile Justice in International Perspective.
 
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