Public Opinion and Criminal Justice
Context, Practice and Values
Normal Price: $70.99
Your Price: $63.89 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.19 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days, Not for Xmas
Public Opinion and Criminal Justice by Jane L. Wood
Book DescriptionPublic opinion is vital to the functioning of the criminal justice system but it is not at all clear how best to establish what this is, and what views people have on different aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system. Politicians and the media often assume that the public wants harsher, tougher and longer sentences, and policies may be shaped accordingly. Detailed research and more specific polling often tells a different story. This book is concerned to shed further light on the nature of public views on criminal justice, paying particular attention to public opinion towards specific types of offenders, such as sex offenders and mentally disordered offenders. In doing so it challenges many enduring assumptions regarding people's views on justice, and confronts the myths that infect our understanding of what people think about the criminal justice system.
Buy Public Opinion and Criminal Justice book by Jane L. Wood from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781843924005
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jane L. Wood
Crime and Crime Reduction, Hardback (August 2012)
The problems associated with groups that commit crime are well known and notoriously complex. However, there are many questions that we still cannot answer with certainty. This book seeks to deepen understanding of the group processes involved in crime and the treatment of offenders' thoughts and behaviour.
Public Opinion and Criminal Justice, Hardback (November 2008)» View all books by Jane L. Wood
Sheds light on the nature of public views on criminal justice. This book focuses on public opinion towards specific types of offenders, such as sex offenders and mentally disordered offenders. It challenges many enduring assumptions regarding people's views on justice.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Public Opinion and Criminal Justice book by Jane L. Wood and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jane L. Wood
Jane Wood is Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent. She is also a Chartered Forensic Psychologist. Theresa Gannon is Reader in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent. She is also a Chartered Forensic Psychologist.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.