Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 5

Introduction to Criminal Justice / Edition 5

by Robert Bohm, Keith Haley
     
 

ISBN-10: 007337993X

ISBN-13: 9780073379937

Pub. Date: 11/16/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

'Introduction to Criminal Justice' explores the past, present, and future operation of criminal justice in the United States. It also provides the contextual basis for a critical understanding of criminal justice in the United States by examining (1) the nature of crime and its consequences, (2) theories of crime and delinquency causation, and (3) criminal law and its

Overview

'Introduction to Criminal Justice' explores the past, present, and future operation of criminal justice in the United States. It also provides the contextual basis for a critical understanding of criminal justice in the United States by examining (1) the nature of crime and its consequences, (2) theories of crime and delinquency causation, and (3) criminal law and its application. A separate chapter is devoted to juvenile justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073379937
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/16/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Foundations of Criminal Justice
Chapter 1: Crime and Justice in the United States
Chapter 2:Crime and Its Consequences
Chapter 3: Explaining Crime
Chapter 4: The Rule of Law
Part II: Law Enforcement
Chapter 5: History and Structure of American Law Enforcement
Chapter 6: Police Work
Chapter 7: Policing America: Issues and Ethics
Part III: The Courts
Chapter 8: The Administration of Justice
Chapter 9: Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty
Part IV: Corrections
Chapter 10: Institutional Corrections
Chapter 11: Prison Life, Inmate Rights, Release, and Recidivism
Chapter 12: Community Corrections
Part V: Juvenile Justice
Chapter 13: Juvenile Justice
Part VI: The Future of Criminal Justice in America
Chapter 14: Understanding and Predicting the Future of Criminal Justice

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