The Penal System: An Introduction
Now in its fifth edition, The Penal System: An Introduction remains the most complete, accessible and authoritative resource for your studies in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Fully revised and updated to account for recent changes in the Criminal Justice System, the new edition includes:
The Penal System consolidates and builds on the successful formula of the fourth edition, bringing the text in line with the key issues facing the Criminal Justice System today. It will prove essential reading across all undergraduate levels for modules on Criminal Justice and Prisons/Punishment.
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An Introduction Michael Cavadino, James Dignan, George Mair. Northern Ireland
have separate systems.) However, much of what wesay (especially about penal
philosophyand penal sociology inChapters 2and 3)isof relevance to ...
Butitmay bebest tothink ofthepenal system as being essentiallyonehighly
complex systemand thepenal crisis asa single entity –albeitwith multiplex
causation and a variety of symptoms. For thereisasingleunifyingfactor ofthe penal
crisis, into ...
In Chapter 1 wearguedthatthemost crucialfactorinthe current malaise inthepenal
system is the crisis of legitimacy. A social institution is legitimate if it is perceived
as morally justified; the problem with the penal system is that this perception is ...
It is obvious, however, thatthe principles and objectives of restorative justice
cannot begintojustify thepenal system that ... But if restoration weremore
consistently pursued, we should haveamuch more civilized and morally
acceptable penal 2.5 ...
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Solving theCrisis? Glossary of KeyTerms References