The student- and instructor-approved resource for criminal justice.
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.
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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CJ 2013, CourseSmart eTextbook
Format: Safari Book
$26.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-297307-6