Crime & Justice in America: A Human Perspective / Edition 5

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The fifth edition of Crime & Justice in America is thoroughly revised and updated to provide the reader with the most current information available on the major topics of interest in criminal justice. The human perspective is what makes the book informative, interesting, and easy to read. Coverage of violent crimes in America, such as mass murders, carjackings, hate crimes, and domestic violence has been increased. In addition to the basic textual content, each chapter contains several distinctive features: cases, articles, summaries, issue papers, and discussion and review.

A comprehensive introduction to criminal justice with a focus on the human perspective
Completely updated, refocused, and revised
Maintains the superior organization and coverage of the previous editions
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A comprehensive introduction to the American criminal justice system, revised and updated in both content and design. The text's 16 chapters range from discussion of various crimes and the procedures and institutions meant to deal with them to theories in criminality and trends in criminal justice administration. Abundant illustrations and graphics, with a few in color. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750670111
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
  • Publication date: 2/28/1998
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 682
  • Product dimensions: 8.29 (w) x 10.31 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Crime and Justice in America 2
Ch. 2 The Substantive Criminal Law 32
Ch. 3 The Law of Criminal Procedure and the Rights of the Criminally Accused 76
Ch. 4 The Nature and Distribution of Crime and Its Victims 122
Ch. 5 Factors and Theories in Criminality 172
Ch. 6 Drugs, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System 212
Ch. 7 Police Operations 248
Ch. 8 Issues and Trends in Policing 290
Ch. 9 The Dynamics of the Criminal Court 334
Ch. 10 Bail, Pretrial Hearings, and Plea Bargaining 390
Ch. 11 The Criminal Trial 438
Ch. 12 Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty 480
Ch. 13 Jails and Detention 526
Ch. 14 Correctional Institutions 554
Ch. 15 Alternatives to Confinement 600
Ch. 16 Juvenile Justice 636
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