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Published: 01 July 2020

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199981427

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The Metamorphosis of Criminal Justice

A Comparative Account

Jacqueline S. Hodgson

Studies in Penal Theory and Philosophy

  • Provides the first fully integrated, long term study of changes in the criminal justice system, across several jurisdictions, principally focusing on Britain and France
  • Brings together a wide range of empirical and theoretical material, spanning several decades, analysed through policy and comparative lenses, to offer new understandings of the significance of procedural traditions
  • Analyzes change over several decades, looking at domestic and European influences on criminal justice practice and the evolution of procedural traditions
  • Offers new perspectives on our understanding of procedural models, and how they are used to structure or to limit legal change

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