The Criminal Justice / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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Fully updated in this edition to include:
- A new section on paragraph development—see Chapter 1.
- Updated information on the American Sociological Association’s Style Guide—see Chapter 4 .
- Updated information on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association—see Chapter 5.
- Expanded section on avoiding plagiarism—see Chapter 6.
- Expanded section on Criminal Justice information on the World Wide Web—see Chapter 7.
New! PART V, REPORT WRITING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE—appears in this edition.
- Offers a more applied focus that emphasizes the importance of clear and accurate report writing for police officers, probation officers and parole officers.
New! Chapter 12: Writing Probation and Parole Reports—makes this book unique.
- Includes a new writing assignment and covers record keeping, violation reports and presentence investigation reports.
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About the Author
Dr. William A. Johnson, Jr.
Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D from Oklahoma State University. He has authored two definitive works on writing in the discipline, The Sociology Student Writer's Manual and The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual. Dr. Johnson's area of interests are statistics, social psychology, social stratification, majority-minority relations, and sports and leisure. He is currently teaching Sociological Statistics and Social stratification at the Univ. of Central Oklahoma.
Dr. Stephen M. Garrison
Dr.Stephen M. Garrison graduated from the University of South Carolina Ph.D. in 1982, and from Baylor University, M. A. 1977. He has taught at the University of Central Oklahoma since the fall of 1981 and was the chair of the English department for eight years and is a full professor.
He was director of the Basic Writing Program at UCO, supervisor of Master's Emphasis in Composition, and director of the Graduate Program in English.
Some of Dr. Garrison's academic honors include: Outstanding Young Man of America (1982), Fulbright Senior Lectureship at Jageillonian, Krakow, Poland (1989-1990) and A.A.U.P. Distinguished Scholar of the Year 1990-1991.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: A HANDBOOK OF STYLE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE
1. Writing as Communication
2. Writing Competently
PART TWO: PAPER FORMATS AND CITATIONS
3. Student Paper Formats
4. Citing Sources in ASA Style
5. Citing sources in APA Style
PART THREE: HOW TO CONDUCT RESEARCH IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
6. Organizing the Research Process
7. Information Sources and Distance Learning
PART FOUR: BRIEF WRITING ASSIGNMENTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
8. Reaction Papers
9. Article Critiques and Book Reviews
10. Annotated Bibliographies
PART FIVE: REPORT WRITING IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE
11. Writing a Police Report
12. Writing Probation and Parole Reports
PART SIX: CASE STUDIES AND POLICY ANALYSES
13. Criminal Justice Agency Case Studies
14. Criminal Justice Policy Analysis Papers
I. A HANDBOOK OF STYLE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
2. Writing Competently.
4. Citing Sources.
II. HOW TO CONDUCT RESEARCH IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
6. The Library and Other Sources of Information.
7. Criminal Justice on the World Wide Web.
8. Conducting Quantitative Research.
III. HOW TO WRITE DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE PAPERS.
10. Book Reviews.
11. Criminal Justice Agency Case Studies.
12. Policy Analysis Papers.
13. Legal Case Briefs.