Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 6

Cengage Advantage Books: Criminal Justice in Action: The Core / Edition 6

by Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1111352232

ISBN-13: 9781111352233

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The Fourth Edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE does, indeed, place you in the center of the action! You'll learn about the field's latest developments right out of today's news. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key criminal justice concepts. And you'll read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now

Overview


The Fourth Edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE does, indeed, place you in the center of the action! You'll learn about the field's latest developments right out of today's news. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key criminal justice concepts. And you'll read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now offers. Every chapter in this book is a multimedia-linked study center, helping you to excel in the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111352233
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Causes of Crime. 3. Defining and Measuring Crime. 4. Inside Criminal Law. 5. Law Enforcement Today. 6. Challenges to Effective Policing. 7. Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement. 8. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 9. Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial. 10. Punishment and Sentencing. 11. Probation and Community Corrections. 12. Prisons and Jails. 13. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate. 14. The Juvenile Justice System. 15. Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future.

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