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Crime & Justice in America: A Human Perspective / Edition 5
     

Crime & Justice in America: A Human Perspective / Edition 5

by Leonard Territo, Max L. Bromley, James Halsted, Max Bromley, James B. Halsted
 

ISBN-10: 0750670118

ISBN-13: 9780750670111

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

The fifth edition of Crime & Justice in America is thoroughly revised and updated to provide the reader with the most current information available on the major topics of interest in criminal justice. The human perspective is what makes the book informative, interesting, and easy to read. Coverage of violent crimes in America, such as mass murders, carjackings, hate

Overview

The fifth edition of Crime & Justice in America is thoroughly revised and updated to provide the reader with the most current information available on the major topics of interest in criminal justice. The human perspective is what makes the book informative, interesting, and easy to read. Coverage of violent crimes in America, such as mass murders, carjackings, hate crimes, and domestic violence has been increased. In addition to the basic textual content, each chapter contains several distinctive features: cases, articles, summaries, issue papers, and discussion and review.

A comprehensive introduction to criminal justice with a focus on the human perspective
Completely updated, refocused, and revised
Maintains the superior organization and coverage of the previous editions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750670111
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
682
Product dimensions:
8.29(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

  • Crime and Justice in America
  • The Substantive Criminal Law
  • The Law of Criminal Procedure and the Rights of the Criminally Accused
  • The Nature and Distribution of Crime and Its Victims
  • Factors and Theories in Criminality
  • Drugs, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System
  • Police Operations
  • Issues and Trends in Policing
  • The Dynamics of the Criminal Court
  • Bail, Pretrial Hearings, and Plea Bargaining
  • The Criminal Trial
  • Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty
  • Jails and Detention
  • Correctional Institutions
  • Alternatives to Confinement
  • Juvenile Justice

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