Introduction to Criminal Justice (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac ) / Edition 10

Introduction to Criminal Justice (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac ) / Edition 10

by Larry J. Siegel, Joseph J. Senna
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534629466

ISBN-13: 9780534629465

Pub. Date: 02/25/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This best-selling text presents criminal justice as a dynamic, ever-changing field, emphasizing how the concepts and processes of criminal justice are constantly evolving. Authors Siegel and Senna emphasize a comprehensive and balanced approach to the three major areas of criminal justice (police, courts, and corrections) and to theory, research, and policy issues

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This best-selling text presents criminal justice as a dynamic, ever-changing field, emphasizing how the concepts and processes of criminal justice are constantly evolving. Authors Siegel and Senna emphasize a comprehensive and balanced approach to the three major areas of criminal justice (police, courts, and corrections) and to theory, research, and policy issues, with a focus on generating students' interest in the criminal justice field. This text is the ultimate tool for complete student preparation and provides all of the up-to-date coverage of structural and procedural changes in the criminal justice system that instructors require, ultimately helping students understand the critical issues in the field, and the impact they have on the system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534629465
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/25/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Part One: THE NATURE OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 1. Crime and Criminal Justice. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Understanding Crime and Victimization. 4. Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure. Part Two: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 5. Police and Society: History and Organization. 6. The Police: Organization, Role, and Function. 7. Issues in Policing. 8. Police and the Rule of Law. Part Three: COURTS AND ADJUDICATION. 9. Courts and the Judiciary. 10. The Prosecution and the Defense. 11. Pretrial Procedures. 12. The Criminal Trial. 13. Punishment and Sentencing. Part Four: CORRECTIONS. 14. Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice. 15. Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations. 16. The Prison Experience: Living in and Leaving Prison. Part Five: THE HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM. 17. Juvenile Justice System.

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