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Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction

Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction - 8th edition

Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780137145539

ISBN10: 0137145535

Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction by Frank J Schmalleger - ISBN 9780137145539
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Criminal Justice : A Brief Introduction by Frank J Schmalleger - ISBN 9780137145539

ISBN13: 9780137145539

ISBN10: 0137145535

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 10

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Summary

For courses in Introduction to Criminal Justice.The first and BEST-SELLING brief introduction to criminal justice text, Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction 8e continues to offer instructors and students a trusted, authoritative and impeccably researched introduction to the criminal justice system in America. Now with a CJ careers feature and learning objectives aligned with end-of-chapter questions, the book provides both a streamlined and up-to-date look at this ever-evolving field. Known for its unifying theme, its unmatched timeliness and its coverage of the newest criminal justice trends and technology, this book has become THE standard by which all other brief texts are judged.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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