Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials / Edition 2

Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials / Edition 2

by Robert M. Regoli, John D. Hewitt, Marie-Helen Maras
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1449652417

ISBN-13: 9781449652418

Pub. Date: 12/28/2011

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Feature
  • Presents connections between theories of crime and policy responses. This comprehensive introduction covers all major theories of crime causation, including female criminality, and goes beyond by tying the theoretical perspectives to social policies for preventing crime.
  • Provides historical context for police,

Overview

Feature

  • Presents connections between theories of crime and policy responses. This comprehensive introduction covers all major theories of crime causation, including female criminality, and goes beyond by tying the theoretical perspectives to social policies for preventing crime.
  • Provides historical context for police, courts, and corrections. Includes brief explorations of the historical context for these components of the criminal justice system.
  • Includes substantial coverage of juvenile offenders in the criminal justice system, including what happens to juvenile offenders who are waived to criminal court and prosecuted as adults.
  • Provides current and relevant content on terrorism and cybercrime. Two of the most recent challenges to criminal justice, terrorism and cybercrime, have become extremely hot topics, are heatedly debated in Congress, and create new demands on police and the courts.
  • Field tested with undergraduate students. Several reviews were conducted with a large group of students to evaluate the text's readability, comprehensiveness, and ability to engage student attention. As a result, this revised Second Edition is student-friendly from cover to cover!
  • Instructor resources include PowerPoint Lecture Outlines, a Test Bank, and Lecture Outlines. A free access code that unlocks a variety of interactive study tools on the comprehensive student companion website is packaged with every new copy.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449652418
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
12/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
458
Sales rank:
602,212
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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