Each chapter engages with the application of criminology in a particular area of the community and criminal justice system, and offers:
- An overview of the relationship between criminological theory and policy and practice developments
- Critical reflection on whether criminology has been meaningfully engaged – paying particular attention to the contemporary issues and debates
- Evaluation of the implications for diverse communities, paying particular attention to discrimination and oppression and criminal justice values
- Summaries, case studies and further reading to support knowledge and understanding
A password-protected Instructor Teaching Site and an open-access Student Study Site are available for this book at http://www.uk.sagepub.com/stout/
The book is essential reading for all students of criminology, criminal justice, community justice, probation/offender management studies, policing, social work, and social policy. It is also indispensable for those engaged in professional training for the community and criminal justice sectors.