Criminal Justice: 2004-2005 Update with PowerWeb

Criminal Justice: 2004-2005 Update with PowerWeb

by James A. Inciardi

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Criminal Justice: 2004-2005 Update with PowerWeb by James A. Inciardi

Now available exclusively from McGraw-Hill, the Updated 2004-2005 edition of Criminal Justice by James Inciardi presents a solid overview of the structure, processes, and problems of the criminal justice system in the United States. James A. Inciardi, an internationally recognized scholar and author, has brought his significant field and research experience to bear on the revision of his successful textbooks in criminal justice. Inciardi's research background, his privileged access to national data, and his story-telling style of writing guarantee a unique perspective to criminal justice. The coverage of all major areas of criminal justice allows instructors to focus either on the system as a whole or on areas of particular interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073100067
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/30/2004
Edition description: Book with PowerWeb Access Card
Pages: 670
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Foundations of Crime and Justice
Chapter 1: "Criminal Justice" in America
Chapter 2: Crime and the Nature of Law
Chapter 3: Legal and Behavioral Aspects of Crime
Chapter 4: Criminal Statistics and the Extent of Crime
Chapter 5: The Process of Justice: An Overview
Part 2: The Police
Chapter 6: Police Systems in the United States: History and Structure
Chapter 7: Enforcing the Law and Keeping the Peace: The Nature and Scope of Police Work
Chapter 8: The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure: Police and the Constitution
Chapter 9: Beyond the Limits of the Law: Police Crime, Corruption, and Brutality
Part 3: The Courts
Chapter 10: The Structure of American Courts
Chapter 11: Judges, Prosecutors, and Other Performers at the Bar of Justice
Chapter 12: The Business of the Court: From First Appearance through Trial
Chapter 13: Sentencing, Appeal, and the Judgment of Death
Part 4: Corrections
Chapter 14: From Walnut Street to Alcatraz: The American Prison Experience
Chapter 15: Penitentiaries, Prisons, and Other Correctional Institutions: A Look Inside the Inmate World
Chapter 16: Prison Conditions and Inmate Rights
Chapter 17: Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Correction
Part 5: Juvenile Justice
Chapter 18: Juvenile Justice: An Overview
Glossary
Credits
Case Index
Name Index
Subject Index

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