Summary: All those engaged in the sphere of comparative and international justice will find that this work will save them much time and labor. As a collection of 29 readings--the majority of which were written (or revised) expressly for this edition--it compares and evaluates the criminal justice systems of various nations as well as identifies similarities and dissimilarities in these systems with regard to their structure and operation. The overall thrust lies in its inhere ...show morent realization that in the field of crime and criminality and in the dispensation of criminal justice, the world has become increasingly transnational and global. Geographic and cultural diversity is well represented in this timely and stimulating volume. Traditional systems of justice are included, as well as some very nonconventional methods of dispute resolution and punishment. This finely tuned international collection will enhance a reader's appreciation and understanding of widely diverse approaches to law and control in selected cultural systems that differ greatly from familiar Western-based attitudes. Fields and Moore's collection provides readers with valuable twenty-first-century insight into the increasing complexity and interconnectedness of international criminal justice. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 05
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