Criminal Justice: The Essentials / Edition 5 available in Paperback
A flexible and cost-effective alternative to larger texts, Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Fifth Edition, covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, leaving detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class. With abundant examples--and just the right amount of sidebars and "highlights"--Criminal Justice, Fifth Edition, is the ideal resource for introducing students to the essential issues in the field.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
Steven P. Lab is Professor of Criminal Justice at Bowling Green Green State University.
Marian R. Williams is Professor of Criminal Justice at Appalachian State University.
Jefferson E. Holcomb is Professor of Criminal Justice at Appalachian State University.
Melissa W. Burek is Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Criminal Justice at Bowling Green State University.
William R. King is Professor of Criminal Justice and Associate Dean of Research and Program Development in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University.
Michael E. Buerger is Professor of Criminal Justice at Bowling Green State University.
Table of Contents
1. Crime, Criminal Justice, and Policy
2. Issues of Law
3. Policing and Law Enforcement
4. The Court System
5. Institutional Corrections
6. Community Corrections
7. The Juvenile Justice System