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Criminal Justice

Author : Frank J. Schmalleger
ISBN : 013359131X
Genre : Law
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For courses in Introduction to Criminal Justice The gold standard for criminal justice texts Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction, Eleventh Edition offers a contemporary, authoritative look at crime in America with a focus on police, courts, and corrections. To make information resonate with students, Schmalleger asks readers to consider the balance between freedom and security issues and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system as it adapts to cultural, political, and societal changes. An interactive website along with author tweets (@schmalleger) extends chapter material and provides up-to-the minute information on this ever-evolving field. Its unifying theme, unmatched timeliness, and coverage of trends and technology make this text the standard by which all other brief texts are judged.

Criminal Justice

Author : Frank Schmalleger
ISBN : 0130933503
Genre : Social Science
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"Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction" uses real-life stories throughout that are designed to capture and sustain the attention of its readers, helping them achieve a meaningful and comprehensive understanding of its concepts. It explores how the criminal justice system balances individual rights (freedom) with the need for public order (safety). It explores the new environment of the ongoing threat of domestic terrorism; with its updated research and statistics, this edition is "the" most timely and relevant resource available. Real-life examples of current issues and topics in the criminal justice system round out comprehensive coverage of criminology, multiculturalism, crime reporting, criminal law, policing, adjudication and the court system, and the corrections system. With its comprehensive appendices and online resource guide, this book is an excellent reference for those involved in the criminal justice system.

Criminal Justice

Author : Frank Schmalleger
ISBN : 013396731X
Genre : Criminal justice, Administration of
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Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction provides concise but thorough coverage of all major components of the American criminal justice system in an especially easy to read format. Chapters on police, courts, corrections, and additional materials on victim's rights form the crux of this exciting second edition. Critical contemporary issues such as "three-strikes" and "get-tough" policies are also addressed, making Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction both comprehensive and up-to-date. Special features which hold and attract student attention include: 1) a strong visual orientation, built around the liberal use of eye-catching photos, charts and graphs; 2) an informative series of contemporary criminal justice careers boxes, describing the many employment opportunities in the field; 3) a thematic focus which asks students to critically examine the tension between the rights of individuals, and the interests of society in protection from crime; and 4) detailed coverage of important issues facing women and minorities as they work within or encounter the justice system. This second edition adds new and expanded materials on community policing, the Oklahoma City bombing, "three-strikes" legislation, "truth in sentencing", innovative defenses such as "black rage" and "urban survival syndrome", the O.J. Simpson trial, Megan's law (the legally mandated registration of sex offenders), the impact of drug-related incarceration on prison overcrowding, and victims rights, victimology, and the emerging concept of "restorative justice".

Criminal Justice

Author : Frank J Schmalleger
ISBN : 0134559789
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Essentials Of Criminal Justice

Author : Larry J. Siegel
ISBN : 9781305887015
Genre : Education
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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. This brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique Reality Check theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A unique focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminology Today

Author : Frank Schmalleger
ISBN : 013513031X
Genre : Social Science
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Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e is a clear, contemporary and comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology. Offering a thematic approach that contrasts the social responsibility and social problems approaches to crime theory, the book encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime. Completely up to date, this new edition addresses the question of how security & freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism. Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e introduces students to the exciting field of criminology in the 21st century.

Juvenile Delinquency The Core

Author : Larry J. Siegel
ISBN : 9781305577411
Genre : Education
File Size : 59. 63 MB
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Succinct but thorough and cutting edge, Siegel and Welsh’s JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 6th Edition presents theory, policy, relevant legal cases, and the latest research in a value-priced, student-friendly paperback. This brief text is acclaimed for its authority and balance as well as the authors’ ability to completely engage students in the juvenile delinquency course. In around 500 pages, Siegel and Welsh help students understand the nature of delinquency, its causes and correlates, and current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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