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Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 7
     

Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 7

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by Robert Bohm, Keith Haley
 

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ISBN-10: 0078111536

ISBN-13: 9780078111532

Pub. Date: 09/23/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

'Introduction to Criminal Justice' explores the past, present, and future operation of criminal justice in the United States. It also provides the contextual basis for a critical understanding of criminal justice in the United States by examining (1) the nature of crime and its consequences, (2) theories of crime and delinquency causation, and (3) criminal law and its

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'Introduction to Criminal Justice' explores the past, present, and future operation of criminal justice in the United States. It also provides the contextual basis for a critical understanding of criminal justice in the United States by examining (1) the nature of crime and its consequences, (2) theories of crime and delinquency causation, and (3) criminal law and its application. A separate chapter is devoted to juvenile justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078111532
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/23/2011
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: The Foundations of Criminal Justice
Chapter 1: Crime and Justice in the United States
Chapter 2:Crime and Its Consequences
Chapter 3: Explaining Crime
Chapter 4: The Rule of Law
Part II: Law Enforcement
Chapter 5: History and Structure of American Law Enforcement
Chapter 6: Police Work
Chapter 7: Policing America: Issues and Ethics
Part III: The Courts
Chapter 8: The Administration of Justice
Chapter 9: Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty
Part IV: Corrections
Chapter 10: Institutional Corrections
Chapter 11: Prison Life, Inmate Rights, Release, and Recidivism
Chapter 12: Community Corrections
Part V: Juvenile Justice
Chapter 13: Juvenile Justice
Part VI: The Future of Criminal Justice in America
Chapter 14: Understanding and Predicting the Future of Criminal Justice

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Introduction to Criminal Justice 2.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very detailed, informative text about the so called Criminal Justice System.  It teaches law from the fundamental definitions  to the end results of either acquittal or incarceration.  
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