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Criminal Justice Today

Criminal Justice Today - 10th edition

Criminal Justice Today - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780135130308

ISBN10: 0135130301

Criminal Justice Today by Frank Schmalleger - ISBN 9780135130308
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Criminal Justice Today by Frank Schmalleger - ISBN 9780135130308

ISBN13: 9780135130308

ISBN10: 0135130301

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 10TH 09

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Summary

The best-selling introduction to criminal justice book of all time, Criminal Justice Today, continues to set the standard with its hallmark features of theme, technology, and time. The strengths of the book rest in the application of theoretical perspectives to current real world activities related to criminal justice issues. New technology and cases are also incorporated, bringing the book and reader together in current issues. Broken up into five sections, this comprehensive book addresses topics within crime in America, policing, adjudication, corrections, and special issues such as drug crime and juvenile justice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1 Crime in America

Chapter 1 What Is Criminal Justice?

Chapter 2 The Crime Picture

Chapter 3 The Search for Causes

Chapter 4 Criminal Law

Part 2 Policing

Chapter 5 Policing: History and Structure

Chapter 6 Policing: Purpose and Organization

Chapter 7 Policing: Legal Aspects

Chapter 8 Policing: Issues and Challenges

Part 3 Adjudication

Chapter 9 The Courts: Structure and Participants

Chapter 10 Pretrial Activities and the Criminal Trial

Chapter 11 Sentencing

Part 4 Corrections

Chapter 12 Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections

Chapter 13 Prisons and Jails

Chapter 14 Prison Life

Part 5 Special Issues

Chapter 15 Juvenile Justice

Chapter 16 Drugs and Crime

Chapter 17 Terrorism and Multinational Criminal Justice

Chapter 18 The Future of Criminal Justice