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Justice Administration, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Ken Peak

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 8, 2009

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For courses in Criminal Justice Administration.

 

This book is the only single-author book of its kind–exploring administration from a systems perspective that looks at administrative issues and practices for all three branches: police, courts and corrections. Drawing on the author’s 35 years of experience, the text offers an authentic and unique real-world perspective and includes thirty case studies throughout. This revision addresses many new topics–from technological advances to future trends–and introduces students to the practical aspects of justice administration.

Table of Contents

PART I: JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION: AN INTRODUCTION

1.      The Study and Scope of Justice Administration

2.      Organization and Administration: Principles and Practices

 

PART II: THE POLICE

3.      Police Organization and Operation

4.      Police Personnel Roles and Functions

5.      Police Issues and Practices

6.      Terrorism and Homeland Defense

 

PART III: THE COURTS

7.      Court Organization and Operation

8.      Court Personnel Roles and Functions

9.      Court Issues and Practices

 

PART IV: CORRECTIONS

10.  Corrections Organization and Operation

11.  Corrections Personnel Roles and Functions

12.  Corrections Issues and Practices

 

PART V: ISSUES SPANNING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM: ADMINISTRATIVE CHALLENGES AND PRACTICES

13.  Ethical Considerations

14.  Rights of Criminal Justice Employees

15.  Special Challenges: Drugs, Discipline, Labor Relations, and Liability

16.  Financial Administration

17.  Technologies Now and for the Future

 

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$66.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607191-4