• Join Our Mailing List ∇
  • |
  • Sign In
  • |
  • Sign Up
  • |
  • Help
Shopping Bag ( 0 item )

Crime and Justice in India

Price : $39.75
ISBN # : 9788132109778
Author : N. Prabha Unnithan
pages: 476
Edition : Hardback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Published : 2013

Criminology and criminal justice is in its infancy in India. This book attempts to examine India 's crime problem in detail and document if and how its criminal justice system has responded to emerging challenges and opportunities. The objective is to move beyond mere observations and opinions and make contributions that are the next steps in the development of an empirical (or evidence-based) criminology and criminal justice on this vast and diverse country by focusing on research that is both balanced and precise. This book brings together a diverse set of 32 academics from India, the US and the UK who have authored 19 chapters on many aspects of crime and justice in India. The organizational components or sectors of the criminal justice system are the police, the courts and corrections. The studies collected here provide balanced coverage of the entire criminal justice system and not just one component. The first section of this book consists of overviews of several major issues that affect the entire criminal justice system. Section two relates to the gateway of the criminal justice system, policing. Section three takes up the operational problems of criminal law and courts and Section four deals with the difficult question of punishment and correction the last part of the criminal justice system.

Author Bio: N Prabha Unnithan is Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he also directs the Center for the Study of Crime and Justice (cscj.colostate.edu). He received his Bachelor s and Master s degrees in Criminology from Karnatak University and the University of Saugar along with a PhD in Sociology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He edited the Journal of Criminal Justice Education between 2000 and 2002 and the Social Science Journal from 2006 to 2011. Unnithan s research focuses on the antecedents and consequences of various forms of violence and on criminal justice policy analysis and program evaluation. His third book, coauthored with Michael Palmiotto, Police & Society: A Global Approach, was published in 2010.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Tuesday 27 August, 2013.
Reviews


You may also like these Books

Author:Sanjay Shankar
price:$9.75
Author:Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala
price:$7.75
Author:Supriya Parulekar
price:$6.75
Author:US Department Of Justice
price:$21.75
Author:Lachlan Smith
price:$31.75
Author:Maxim Jakubowski
price:$17.75
Author:Usha Narayanan
price:$9.75
Author:S. Hussain Zaidi and Rahul Bhatt
price:$9.75

Facebook Likes

Deal of the Day

Guide to Indian Markets (Thoroughly Revised & Updated - Second Edition)
Author: MRUC & Hansa Research
Price: $449.75 $359.75
History of Indian Nation (set of 4 volumes)
Author: Muzzaffar H. Syed, Anil Kumar & B.D. Usmani
Price: $339.75 $271.75
Rabindra Chitravali: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore (4 volume box set)
Author: Rabindra Chitravali
Price: $649.75 $519.75
Christian Themes in Indian Art from Mughal Times to the Present
Author: A. Amaldass and G. Lowner
Price: $139.75 $105.00
Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology (72 vols)
Author: G.P. Bhatt & J.L. Shastri
Price: $1,799.00 $1,439.00
Sacred Books of the East (50 Volumes)
Author: F. Max-Muller
Price: $899.00 $719.00
Gandhi and Ambedkar: Saviours of Untouchables of
Author: Sheshrao Chavan
Price: $28.00 $22.00
Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
Author: Imtiaz Gul
Price: $26.95 $14.75
Handcrafted Indian Textiles: Tradition And Beyond
Author: Martand Singh, Rta Kapur Chishti and Rahul Jain
Price: $89.75 $80.00
City of Joy
Author: Dominique Lapierre
Price: $15.00 $10.00
Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition 2 Vols
Author: Chhaganlal G Kaji
Price: $29.75 $34.75
Ananya: A Portrait of India
Author: SN Nirmal & K Mattoo Sridhar
Price: $90.00 $59.75
Universality of the Sikh Religion
Author: Dr. Jaspal Singh Mayell
Price: $31.50 $24.75
Keep Up with Us.

South Asia Books, located at Columbia, Missouri - mid-way between St Louis and Kansas City, USA, has since its start in 1969 evolved from a supplier of rare volumes from India and Pakistan to the major supplier for India related monographs for bookstores, wholesalers, libraries, and individuals.
South Asia Books is known to be the best collection of books on South Asia available outside of the region itself! Its stock includes thousands of titles available for sale, plus thousands of other used and single title books, including a large selection of art history and language related texts.
South Asia Books adds approximately 1,000 new titles annually, representing most of the major Indian publishers, including Motilal, DK, Manohar, Abhinav, Vikas, Eastern Book Linkers, Rawat, and Satguru. Orders can be done from throughout the World.