Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 13

Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 13

by Larry J. Siegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495913642

ISBN-13: 9780495913641

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Siegel (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) and Senna (law and justice, Northeastern University) explain the operations of the police, the courts, and the corrections system. In addition to discussions of the history, organization, components, roles, and functions of these parts of the justice system, chapters also discuss the nature of crime and criminal law,

Overview

Siegel (University of Massachusetts, Lowell) and Senna (law and justice, Northeastern University) explain the operations of the police, the courts, and the corrections system. In addition to discussions of the history, organization, components, roles, and functions of these parts of the justice system, chapters also discuss the nature of crime and criminal law, victimization, and juvenile justice. A companion compact disk contains video clips and activities. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495913641
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
800
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE NATURE OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 1. Crime and Criminal Justice. 2. Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Understanding Crime and Victimization. 4. Criminal Law. Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 5. Police History and Structure. 6. Police Organization, Role, Function. 7. Issues in Policing. 8. Police and Rule of Law. Part III: COURTS AND ADJUDICATION. 9. Court Structure and Personnel. 10. Pretrial and Trial Procedures. 11. Punishment and Sentencing. Part IV: CORRECTIONS. 12. Community Corrections: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, Restorative Justice. 13. Corrections History, Institutions, Populations. 14. Prison Life. Part V: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 15. Juvenile Justice. 16. Crime and Justice in the New Millennium.

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