Introduction To Criminal Justice / Edition 8by Robert Bohm, Keith Haley
Pub. Date: 10/04/2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Introduction to Criminal Justice is the perfect text for students who are interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice and for those who simply want to learn more about the criminal justice system. The authors' combined experience of more than 50 years in teaching introduction to criminal justice as well as working in the field -- Bohm as a correctional officer and Haley as a police officer -- come through in their accessible yet comprehensive presentation. They make it easy for readers to understand that much of what the public "knows" about criminal justice in the United States is myth, and help students learn the truth about the U.S. criminal justice system.
With the CourseSmart eTextbook version of this title, students can save up to 50% off the cost of a print book, reduce their impact on the environment, and access powerful web tools for learning. Faculty can also review and compare the full text online without having to wait for a print desk copy. CourseSmart is an online eTextbook, which means users need to be connected to the internet in order to access. Students can also print sections of the book for maximum portability.
Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:
• SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.
• Access to your instructor’s homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course.
• Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.
• The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html
- McGraw-Hill Education
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Sales rank:
- Product dimensions:
- 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS
Part One: The Foundations of Criminal Justice
Chapter One: Crime and Justice in the United States
Chapter Two: Crime and Its Consequences
Chapter Three: Explaining Crime
Chapter Four: The Rule of Law
Part Two: Law Enforcement
Chapter Five: History and Structure of American Law Enforcement
Chapter Six: Policing: Roles, Styles, and Functions
Chapter Seven: Policing America: Issues and Ethics
Part Three: The Courts
Chapter Eight: The Administration of Justice
Chapter Nine: Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty
Part Four: Corrections
Chapter Ten: Institutional Corrections
Chapter Eleven: Prison Life, Inmate Rights, Release, and Recidivism
Chapter Twelve: Community Corrections
Part Five: Additional Issues in Criminal Justice
Chapter Thirteen: Juvenile Justice
Chapter Fourteen: The Future of Criminal Justice in the United States
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >