ISBN-10:
1506323707
ISBN-13:
9781506323701
Pub. Date:
03/18/2016
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
A Guide to Study Skills and Careers in Criminal Justice and Public Security / Edition 1

A Guide to Study Skills and Careers in Criminal Justice and Public Security / Edition 1

by Frank A. Schmalleger, Catherine D. Marcum

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A Guide to Study Skills and Careers in Criminal Justice and Public Security / Edition 1

A Guide to Study Skills and Careers in Criminal Justice and Public Security is the ultimate how-to resource for success in the study of criminal justice. Renowned author Frank Schmalleger, who has over 40 years of field experience, has teamed up with researcher and educator Catherine D. Marcum to introduce students to the field of criminal justice, break down its many components, and describe a variety of employment opportunities available to criminal justice graduates. Students will learn how to effectively approach the study of criminal justice; communicate successfully with professors, peers, and potential employers; choose classes that will assist with career goals; develop good study habits and critical thinking skills; and write effectively in criminal justice. Additionally, as their academic careers advance, students will gain insights into how to best prepare for successful careers.

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ISBN-13: 9781506323701
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/18/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 965,532
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. Frank Schmalleger is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP). Schmalleger taught criminal justice courses and chaired the Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice for nearly 20 years while at UNCP. He is the author of more than a dozen textbooks in the justice field.


Dr. Catherine Marcum is the assistant chair of the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University, as well as an associate professor of justice studies. She has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and multiple books in the field of correctional issues, cybercrime, sexual victimization, and juvenile offending and victimization.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Criminal Justice and Public Safety
Chapter 2. Maximizing Your Courses and Professors
Chapter 3. Effective Note Taking and Time Management
Chapter 4. Online Learning
Chapter 5. Communicating Effectively and Applying for Jobs
Chapter 6. Writing Styles in Criminal Justice
Chapter 7. Making Good Choices in the Social and Professional World
Chapter 8. Criminal Justice Internships and Service Learning Opportunities

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