The Penal System: An Introduction
Now fully revised, this highly successful textbook provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to the penal system in England and Wales.
Michael Cavadino and James Dignan examine all aspects of the penal process, including details of the recent dramatic developments which have made the punishment of offenders and the escalating `penal crisis' one of the most hotly debated issues of the day. They also outline the theories which purport to justify and explain the practice of punishment and consider their value in helping us understand the penal system.
The Second Edition presents a stimulating account of the current crisis. The authors argue that the penal system not only suffers from severe practical pr
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Police Cautioning panel Crown Prosecution Service (Prosecution) Pre-sentence
•* ▻ Court report I Custody No further •*• action (NFA) -*• Caution "♢• 'Caution
plus' -▻ NFA -▻ Caution •♢• 'Caution plus' -▻ Discontinuance -▻ Caution ...
However, inter-agency cooperation is needed to make systems management a
success: not only at points in the system where agencies most obviously work
together (such as a cautioning panel), but wherever the activities of the agencies
There were three main developments in policy towards young offenders adopted
by the government around this time: restricting cautioning, the secure training
order for younger persistent offenders, and the importation of the 'boot camp' from
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