Author
Noel Cross

Pub Date: 12/2009
Pages: 232

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Noel Cross

Description

This accessible text enables criminology and criminal justice students to understand and critically evaluate the criminal law, in the context of criminal justice and wider social issues.

The book explains criminal law comprehensively, covering both general principles and specific types of criminal offence. It examines criminal law in its social context, as well as considering how it is used by the criminal justice processes and agencies which enforce it in practice.

The book covers all the different theoretical approaches that the student of criminology and criminal justice will need to understand. It is written for undergraduate criminal justice and criminology students, and will also appeal to law students whose course takes a socio-legal approach.