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CJ 2013

By James A. Fagin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Dec 29, 2012

Description

CJ 2013 provides a brief and affordable look at the criminal justice system without sacrificing academic rigor. 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. MyCJLab offers a cutting-edge media tool that includes videos, simulations, activities, assessments, and course management solutions. Moving beyond rote memorization, the book encourages active participation with conversation-starting pedagogy that involves students with the research findings and current events shaping the field.


For the following titles only, we will be offering Point/Counterpoint Videos within MyCJLab for fall 2013 courses:

Schmalleger, Criminal Justice Brief 10e

Fagin, CJ2013

Schmalleger, Criminology Brief 2e


What are Point/Counterpoint Videos?

Videos of individuals presenting two opposing sides of controversial CJ topics. Both sides will be presented in 3-6 minutes of video. With each argument a speaker presents, justification and/or research that backs up that argument will be presented (and we’ll include citations or references). Students will hear a good explanation of WHY the speaker takes a certain stance. Included in MyCJLab will be 3-4 review questions (multiple choice) and 1 short answer questions related to the topic.

 

ISBN 013296127X is the Stand Alone Text.

 

If you would like the Text + MyCJLab with Pearson eText, please order:

 

013314075X / 9780133140750 CJ 2013 (Justice Series) Plus NEW MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Contents:

  • 013296127X / 9780132961271 CJ 2013
  • 0132974010 / 9780132974011 MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for CJ 2013

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Introduction to Criminal Justice

Chapter 2        Crime: The Search for Understanding

Chapter 3        Measuring Crime and Victimization

Chapter 4        Criminal Law: Crimes and the Limits of Law

Chapter 5        An Overview of Law Enforcement: History, Agencies, Personnel, and Strategies

Chapter 6        Oversight and Professionalism of Law Enforcement

Chapter 7        The Court System

Chapter 8        Courtroom Participants and the Trial

Chapter 9        Sentencing

Chapter 10      Jails and Prisons

Chapter 11      Probation and Parole

Chapter 12      Corrections in the Community

Chapter 13      Juvenile Justice

Chapter 14      Homeland Security

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$31.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-307592-2