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Cj 2011



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Written for today#x19;s student, CJ 2011#xA0;provides a brief and affordable look at the criminal justice system. Taking a more contemporary approach, it supports true understanding by focusing on the core concepts that matter most. Each chapter features a unified presentation that links learning objectives, text segments, media explorations and end-of-chapter summaries together. MyCJLaboffers a cutting-edge media tool that includes videos, simulations, activities, assessments, and course management solutions. Moving beyond rote memorization, the book encourages active participation by providing conversation-starting pedagogy that involves students with the research findings and current events shaping the field.

Table of Contents

1.      Criminal Justice

2.      Crime: Why and How Much

3.      Criminal Law: Control Versus Liberty

4.      Roles and Functions of the Police

5.      Police Officers and the Law

6.      The Court System

7.      Courtroom Participants and the Trial

8.      Sentencing

9.      Jails and Prisons

10.  Probation and Parole

11.  Corrections in the Community

12.  The Juvenile Justice System

13.  Homeland Security

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