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Dr Peter Joyce (Manchester, England) is Principal Lecturer in Criminology at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has published widely in criminology, and his specialist interests are criminal justice policy, policing, and the protest of protest. He writes a regular column for the ACPO journal, Policing Today.
Chapter One - Introduction - what is crime ? Chapter Two - How do we measure crime ? Chapter Three - Why do people commit crime ? Chapter Four - How can we prevent crime ? Chapter Five - How do we detect crime ? Chapter Six - Murders most foul - serial killers Chapter Seven - the crimes of the powerful Chapter Eight - political crime Chapter Nine - organised crime Chapter Ten - Why do we punish criminals ? Chapter Eleven - What is the criminal justice system and what does it consist of ? Chapter Twelve - The police Chapter Thirteen - The courts Chapter Fourteen - Trial procedure Chapter Fifteen - Prisons Chapter Sixteen- Youth justice systems Chapter Seventeen - Punishment in the community Chapter Eighteen - Recidivism - what it is and how do we prevent it ? Chapter Nineteen - Is the criminal justice system fair ? Chapter Twenty - Conclusion
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