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Criminal Justice Today

Criminal Justice Today - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132739818

Cover of Criminal Justice Today 12TH 13 (ISBN 978-0132739818)
ISBN13: 978-0132739818
ISBN10: 013273981X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 13
Publisher: Pearson
Published: 2013
International: No

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Criminal Justice Today - 12TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132739818

Frank Schmalleger

ISBN13: 978-0132739818
ISBN10: 013273981X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 13
Publisher: Pearson

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Criminal Justice Today, 12/e, continues to lead as the gold-standard for criminal justice texts. Best-selling, student- and instructor-preferred, and time-tested Schmalleger is the most current and popular text in the market. The text guides criminal justice students in the struggle to find a satisfying balance between freedom and security, and focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections.

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

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