Essentials of Criminal Justice / Edition 9

Essentials of Criminal Justice / Edition 9

by Larry J. Siegel, John L. Worrall
     
 


ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of… See more details below

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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique "Reality Check" theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs for exploring investigative techniques.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285441528
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
396
Sales rank:
28,984
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.40(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. Pretrial and 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 ISSUES IN AMERICAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. 13. Juvenile Justice in the Twenty First Century. 14. Criminal Justice in the New Millennium.

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