Risk prediction, assessment and management

Drake, Deborah and Muncie, John (2009). Risk prediction, assessment and management. In: Drake, Deborah; Muncie, John and Westmarland, Louise eds. Criminal Justice: Local and Global. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 105–139.

URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/97818439251...

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Criminal Justice: Local and Global covers the way the 'local' can be widened out to look at international, transnational and supranational aspects of justice. This means that issues such as corporate crime and human rights can be discussed in a comparative and critical way, examining the possibility, for example of an International Criminal Court, cross-national jurisdictions of regulation and control (such as Interpol) and so on. Each chapter covers a different area of regulation, punishment and process.

Unlike previous texts, the book's approach will be an innovative approach to widen 'justice' to encompass considerations beyond simple, local jurisdictions. The book will take instances of 'justice' in one jurisdiction and use global examples to illustrate how ambiguous the concept of 'justice' can be.

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