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Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date November 30, 2004
Pages 443
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780131131590
ISBN-10 0131131591
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $78.60
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Unique in its topical approach, this best-selling book examines systems of law, police, courts, and corrections by using more than 30 different countries to show the diversity in legal systems around the world. The book's organization helps readers understand the various ways policing, adjudication, and corrections systems can be organized and operated. This edition features more complete coverage of Islamic legal tradition, information on reform in Japan, more use of primary sources and updated material throughout. Fully updated to include more information on: The Patriot Act; Sunni and Shia Muslims; Substantive and procedural law changes for France, Germany, and Nigeria; Inquisitorial and adversarial systems; Trial under an inquisitorial proces; Juvenile justice system changes in England, Wales and China. Gives greater attention to the Islamic legal tradition and includes detailed descriptions of its key aspects. Reflect up-to-date events in Japanese criminal justice and covers changes that have been officially approved, but are not yet fully implemented. References the actual laws of many countries and provides additional information supplied by that country’s criminal justice agency. Anyone interested in criminal justice across the world.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780131519374
 
With Emery J. Hyslop-Margison, M. Ayaz Naseem | from Regents/Prentice Hall (January 1, 1994)
9780131519374 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $75.10
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About: 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.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780130809087 Book cover for 9780130912879 Book cover for 9780131131590 Book cover for 9780132457521
 
6 edition from Prentice Hall (June 10, 2012)
9780132457521 | details & prices | 350 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $129.60
About: Designed to effectively explain the complexities of justice systems around the world, COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS: A TOPICAL APPROACH, 6/e makes the comparative approach far more understandable and accessible, helping students recognize the growing importance of an international perspective.
The price comparison is for this edition
4th edition from Prentice Hall (November 30, 2004)
9780131131590 | details & prices | 443 pages | 6.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $78.60
About: Unique in its topical approach, this best-selling book examines systems of law, police, courts, and corrections by using more than 30 different countries to show the diversity in legal systems around the world.
from Prentice Hall (November 30, 2004)
9789990142457 | details & prices | List price $0.02
3rd edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2001)
9780130912879 | details & prices | 379 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $60.80
About: This innovative volume explains the diverse legal systems around the world by concentrating on the issues of law, policing, courts, and corrections and using information from over 30 countries to explain, compare, and contrast the variety of ways such agencies are organized.
With Eduardo Risso (other contributor), Carlos Trillo | 2nd edition from Prentice Hall (November 1, 1998)
9780130809087 | details & prices | 403 pages | 7.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $61.00
This edition also contains Chicanos 1
About: 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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