Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Criminal Justice / Edition 8

Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Criminal Justice / Edition 8

by Larry J. Siegel, John L. Worrall
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111841810

ISBN-13: 9781111841812

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eighth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern criminal justice system.

Overview


Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eighth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern criminal justice system.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111841812
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE NATURE OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 1. Crime and Criminal Justice. 2. The Nature of Crime and Victimization. 3. Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure. Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 4. Police in Society 5. The Police: Role and Function. 6. Issues in Policing: Professional, Social, and Legal. Part III: COURTS AND ADJUDICATION. 7. Courts, Prosecution, and the Defense. 8. Trial Procedures. 9. Punishment and Sentencing. Part IV: CORRECTIONS AND ALTERNATIVE SANCTIONS. 10. Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice. 11. Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations. 12. Prison Life: Living in and Leaving Prison. Part V: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES OF THE AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 13. Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century. 14. Crime and Justice in the New Millennium: Terrorism and Cyber Crime.

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