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Further readinglocked

  • Published in print: 27 August 2015
  • Published online: 27 August 2015

In light of the fact that criminal justice varies significantly around the world, it is hard to suggest readings which are not jurisdiction-specific. Despite its title, the Oxford Handbook of Criminology (given later in this section) contains a number of important chapters on criminal justice, while the series ‘Crime and Justice’ edited by Michael Tonry and published by the University of Chicago Press is an excellent source of ‘state of the art’ reviews of research on many topical subjects in criminal justice. In addition, the following readings offer some general analysis for three countries and thereafter I have suggested some key readings for each specific chapter.

Country-specific readings

  • Australia: Findlay, M., Odgers, S., and Yeo, S. (2014) Australian Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Canada: Roberts, J. V. and Grossman, M. (2015) (eds.) Criminal Justice in Canada. Toronto: Thomson Nelson.
  • UK: Hucklesby, A. and Wahidin, A. (2013) Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • US/UK: Hirschel, D., Wakefield, W., and Sasse, S. (2006) Criminal Justice in England and the U.S. London: Jones and Bartlett.
  • General readings

  • Maguire, M. and Morgan, R. (2012) Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Pakes, F. (2014) Comparative Criminal Justice. London: Routledge.
  • Reiner, R. (2007) Law and Order: An Honest Citizen’s Guide to Crime and Control. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Roberts, J. V. and Hough, M. (2005) Understanding Public Attitudes to Criminal Justice. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
  • Tonry, M. (2011) Crime and Criminal Justice. In: Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 1: Introducing criminal justice

  • Huff, R. and Killias, M. (2013) Wrongful Convictions and Miscarriages of Justice. New York: Routledge.
  • Lab, S. (2008) Crime Prevention. In: S. Shoham, O. Beck, and M. Kett (eds.) International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice. New York: Taylor & Francis.
  • Zedner, L. (2004) Criminal Justice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 2: Between the crime and the court

  • McCoy, C. (2011) Prosecution. In: Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Newburn, T. (2008) Handbook of Policing. Cullompton: Willan.
  • Sherman, L. (2011) Police and Crime Control. In: Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 3: In court and on trial

  • Hastie, R., Penrod, S., and Pennington, S. (2013) Inside the Jury. London: The Lawbook Exchange.
  • Pizzi, W. (2008) A Comparative Look at the Prosecution and Defense in Western Trial Systems. In: International Handbook of Penology and Criminal Justice. New York: Taylor & Francis.
  • Nolan, J. (2012) Problem-Solving Courts. In: Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 4: Why punish … and how?

  • Ashworth, A. (2015) Sentencing and Criminal Justice (Sixth edition). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Brooks, T. (2012) Punishment. London: Routledge.
  • Roberts, J. V. (2011) (ed.) Mitigation and Aggravation at Sentencing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • von Hirsch, A., Ashworth, A., and Roberts, J. V. (2009) (eds.) Principled Sentencing: Readings on Theory and Policy. Oxford: Hart Publishing.
  • Chapter 5: In and out of prison

  • Harding, R. (2012) Regulating Prison Conditions. In: Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Jewkes, Y. (2007) (ed.) Handbook on Prisons. Cullompton: Willan.
  • Rhine, E. (2012) The Present Status and Future Prospects of Parole. In: Oxford Handbook of Sentencing and Corrections. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Chapter 6: Hearing the crime victim?

  • Bottoms, A. and Roberts, J. V. (2010) (eds.) Hearing the Victim. Cullompton: Willan.
  • Davis, R., Lurigio, A., and Herman, S. (2013) (eds.) Victims of Crime. London: Sage.
  • Walklate, S. (2007) Handbook of Victims and Victimology. London: Routledge.
  • Chapter 7: The future of criminal justice

  • Faulkner, D. and Burnett, R. (2012) Where Next for Criminal Justice? Bristol: The Policy Press.