For courses in Criminal Justice.
CJ 2012 provides a brief and affordable look at the criminal justice system. Taking a contemporary approach, it supports true understanding by focusing on the core concepts that matter most. Each chapter features a unified presentation that links learning objectives, text segments, media explorations and end-of-chapter summaries together. Moving beyond rote memorization, the book encourages active participation by providing conversation-starting pedagogy that involves students with the research findings and current events shaping the field.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Criminal Justice
Chapter 2 Crime: Why and How Much
Chapter 3 Criminal Law Control versus Liberty
Chapter 4 Roles and Functions of the Police
Chapter 5 Police Officers and the Law
Chapter 6 The Court System
Chapter 7 Courtroom Participants and the Trial
Chapter 8 Sentencing
Chapter 9 Jails and Prisons
Chapter 10 Probation and Parole
Chapter 11 Corrections in the Community
Chapter 12 The Juvenile Justice System
Chapter 13 Homeland Security
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Format: Safari Book
$28.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-281844-5