I need a good reference for the basic definitions of the dual of locally compact group (not necessarily abelian), its natural topology, $\sigma$-algebra, and the Plancherel measure on it (when they are defined). This topic seems pretty standard to me, but when I needed a basic reference on this (both to check my memories and to be able to cite it in a paper I am writing), I didn't find one.
By the way, the wikipedia webpage "Plancherel measure" should be completely rewritten. There is not even a definition, just a list of examples (and the definition given in the finite case is not compatible with the one given in the compact case). I would be happy to rewrite it, when I have a reference to check the details.