Comparative criminal justice systems : global and local perspectives
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Burlington, Mass. : Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.
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xxi, 554 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Shahidullah, S. M. (2012). Comparative criminal justice systems: global and local perspectives. Burlington, Mass.: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

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Shahidullah, Shahid M., 1950-. 2012. Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local Perspectives. Burlington, Mass.: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

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Shahidullah, Shahid M., 1950-, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local Perspectives. Burlington, Mass.: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012.

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Shahidullah, Shahid M. Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local Perspectives. Burlington, Mass.: Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012. Print.

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Written for students of criminal justice, Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: Global and Local Perspectives examines the nature of crime and justice in varying countries and cultures in North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Using a topical approach, it compares different systems of crime and justice in terms of their differences from, and similarities to, the laws and institutions of modern criminal justice, focusing on the United States as a standard of comparison. By examining different criminal justice systems in terms of their local peculiarities and understanding their change and continuity, readers will gain a well-rounded international perspective of the world's varying systems of criminal justice. Key Features: -Explores the rise of modern criminology and the criminal justice system in the nineteenth century. It is critical for students to understand the history of modern systems to fully comprehend the varying nature of today's main legal systems, focusing on the United States as a standard of comparison. -Employs a topical approach to examine the criminal justice systems in varying countries in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, including comparative views on law enforcement, judicial systems, corrections, due process of law, and search and seizures. -Includes discussions on comparative processes of criminalization and decriminalization on such issues as domestic violence, child abuse, homosexuality, and sexual harassment. -Discusses new global crimes and their impact on modern and traditional criminal justice systems, including human smuggling, global sex trade, global illegal drug trade, illegal trafficking of conventional military weapons, money laundering, cybercrime, and global terrorism. -Discussion questions ensure that student's grasp the core theoretical concepts.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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