Essentials of Criminal Justice, 7th Edition / Edition 7

Essentials of Criminal Justice, 7th Edition / Edition 7

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by Larry J. Siegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495810991

ISBN-13: 9780495810995

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Seventh Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, integrated learning objectives, and unique myth-busting theme, this text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and…  See more details below

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Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Seventh Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, integrated learning objectives, and unique myth-busting theme, this text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495810995
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(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: History and Organization. 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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