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Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1
     

Crime and Punishment: A History of the Criminal Justice System / Edition 1

by Mitchel P. Roth
 

ISBN-10: 0534577989

ISBN-13: 9780534577988

Pub. Date: 05/26/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This undergraduate textbook chronicles the ancient roots of criminal justice, the development of English criminal justice and common law, and the evolution of American criminal justice procedures during each era since the American Revolution. Roth (Sam Houston State University) recounts the law administrators in each period, major laws passed, experiments in law

Overview

This undergraduate textbook chronicles the ancient roots of criminal justice, the development of English criminal justice and common law, and the evolution of American criminal justice procedures during each era since the American Revolution. Roth (Sam Houston State University) recounts the law administrators in each period, major laws passed, experiments in law enforcement and corrections, forms of crime and punishment, and notable trials. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534577988
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/26/2004
Series:
Criminal Justice Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE. 1. From Customs to Codes: Criminal Justice in the Ancient World. 2. English Criminal Justice Traditions (570-1725). 3. Criminal Justice in Early America (1597-1740). 4. Criminal Justice in Revolutionary Times (1718-1797). 5. Criminal Justice in the New Nation (1777-1834). 6. Criminal Justice in Antebellum America (1817-1857). 7. Criminal Justice in Civil War America (1856-1876). 8. Criminal Justice in Victorian America (1870-1901). 9. Criminal Justice in the Progressive Era (1898-1928). 10. Criminal Justice in the Crisis Decades (1919-1938). 11. Criminal Justice at Mid-Century (1941-1959). 12. Nationalization of Criminal Justice (1960-1979). 13. Criminal Justice at the End of the Twentieth Century (1980-2000). 14. Criminal Justice in the Age of Terrorism (2000-2010). GLOSSARY. WHO'S WHO IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE HISTORY. INDEX.

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