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World Criminal Justice Systems

A Comparative Survey

This comparative text provides an understanding of major world criminal justice systems by discussing and comparing the systems of six of the world’s countries: England, France, Russia, China, Japan, and a new chapter on South Africa -- each representative of a different type of legal system. An additional chapter on Islamic law uses Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey as main examples. Political, historical, organizational, procedural, and critical issues confronting the justice systems are explained and analyzed. Each chapter contains material on government, police, judiciary, law, corrections, juvenile justice, and other critical issues.

Audience
Students in Criminal Justice programs at 2- and 4-year schools, studying comparative criminal justice systems.

Paperback, 744 Pages

Published: September 2012

Imprint: Anderson Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-4557-2589-2

Reviews

  • "This comparative text takes a country-by-country approach to understanding major foreign criminal justice systems."--Evidence Technology Magazine, July-August 2013


Contents

  • Preface
    Introduction
    1. ENGLAND
    2. FRANCE
    3. JAPAN
    4. SOUTH AFRICA
    5. RUSSIA
    6. CHINA
    7. ISLAMIC LAW
    Bibliography
    Subject Index
    Author Index

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