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Criminal Justice : Brief Introduction

Criminal Justice : Brief Introduction - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0137069835

Cover of Criminal Justice : Brief Introduction 9TH 12 (ISBN 978-0137069835)
ISBN13: 978-0137069835
ISBN10: 0137069839

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No

List price: $138.25

Criminal Justice : Brief Introduction - 9TH 12 edition

ISBN13: 978-0137069835

Frank Schmalleger

ISBN13: 978-0137069835
ISBN10: 0137069839

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2012
International: No
Summary

The first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text, Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 9e offers instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to police, courts, and corrections. Designed with a new visual approach, this edition integrates graphic art with the important concepts and ideas of criminal justice. Its unifying theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of trends and technology makes this text THE standard by which all other brief texts are judged. An interactive website along with author tweets (@schmalleger) extends chapter material and provides up-to-the minute currentthe most recent information on this ever-evolving field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents PART I: CRIME IN AMERICA 1. What is Criminal Justice? 2. The Crime Picture 3. Criminal Law PART II: POLICING 4. Policing: Purpose and Organizations 5. Policing: Legal Aspects 6. Policing: Issues and Challenges PART III: ADJUDICATION 7. The Courts 8. The Courtroom Work Group and the Criminal Trial 9. Sentencing PART IV: CORRECTIONS 10. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections 11. Prisons and Jails 12. Prison Life PART V: THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM 13. Juvenile Justice