9780078026522

CJ: Realities and Challenges

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026522

  • ISBN10:

    0078026520

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/9/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

CJ: Realities and Challengesempowers students to think critically about the daily realities and challenges of the criminal justice system. Using the text's framework of ObserveInvestigateUnderstand, students learn to recognize the myths of the U.S. criminal justice system and gain a greater comprehension of its complexities. CJ: Realities and Challengesbrings together the insights of an expert author team of practitioners and scholars to present a contemporary and realistic perspective on a vital U.S. institution. With Connect Criminal Justice, a groundbreaking digital program, students study more effectively by using engaging activities to confirm what they know and to learn what they don't know.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Crime, Law, and the Criminal Justice System

Chapter 1: What is the Criminal Justice System?

Chapter 2: Types of Crime

Chapter 3: Causes of Crime

Chapter 4: Criminal Law and Defenses


Part 2: Law Enforcement

Chapter 5: Overview of Policing

Chapter 6: Policing Operations

Chapter 7: Legal and Special Issues in Policing


Part 3: Adjudication

Chapter 8: The Courts

Chapter 9: Pretrial and Trial

Chapter 10: Sentencing


Part 4: Corrections

Chapter 11: Overview of Corrections

Chapter 12: Jails and Prisons

Chapter 13: Community Corrections


Part 5: Special Issues

Chapter 14: Understanding and Helping Victims

Chapter 15: Juvenile Justice

Chapter 16: Contemporary Challenges in Criminal Justice

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