9780534572433

Criminal Justice in Action (Casebound, with InfoTrac and CD-ROM)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534572433

  • ISBN10:

    053457243X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Vivid, visual, current, and featuring the newest CJ careers--every chapter of this text is a multimedia-linked study center! This best-selling text offers students a clear and practical overview of the criminal justice system by combining cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory and up-to-the-minute examples of policy and application from today's news. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is visible in their coverage of contemporary topics, such as cyber crime and terrorism, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of technology. Also, Criminal Justice in Action can be packaged with interactive learning aids such as the new Criminal JusticeNow--a Web-based, intelligent study system and JoinIn content for Response Systems tailored to the text.

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 1(110)
Criminal Justice Today
3(34)
Criminal justice in Action: Terrorism and the Law
28(9)
Measuring and Explaining Crime
37(36)
Criminal Justice in Action: The Link between Guns and Crime
66(7)
Criminal Law
73(38)
Criminal Justice in Action: Punishing Hate
102(9)
PART TWO THE POLICE 111(146)
Police: Agents of Law and Order
113(34)
Criminal Justice in Action: The Police and Domestic Violence
140(7)
Policing: Organization and Strategies
147(40)
Criminal Justice in Action: The DNA Revolution
179(8)
Police and the Rule of Law
187(36)
Criminal Justice in Action: Racial Profiling and the Constitution
216(7)
Challenges to Effective Policing
223(34)
Criminal Justice in Action: Diversity in the Workforce
248(9)
PART THREE CRIMINAL COURTS 257(142)
Courts and the Quest for Justice
259(34)
Criminal Justice in Action: Is Justice for Sale?
285(8)
Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action
293(34)
Criminal Justice in Action: Legal Ethics on Trial-Defending the Guilty
319(8)
The Criminal Trial
327(34)
Criminal Justice in Action: Cameras in the Courtroom-Is Justice Served?
354(7)
Punishment and Sentencing
361(38)
Criminal Justice in Action: The Gender Factor
391(8)
PART FOUR CORRECTIONS 399(104)
Probation and Community Corrections
401(32)
Criminal Justice in Action: Boot Camps-Do they Work?
425(8)
Prisons and Jails
433(32)
Criminal Justice in Action: The End of the Line-Supermax Prisons
457(8)
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate
465(38)
Criminal Justice in Action: Protecting the Community from Sex Offenders
494(9)
PART FIVE SPECIAL ISSUES 503(2)
The Juvenile Justice System
505(28)
Criminal Justice in Action: The Bully Problem
533(8)
The Ongoing War against Illegal Drugs
541(3)
Criminal Justice in Action: The Global Drug War
564(9)
Cyber Crime
573(20)
Criminal Justice in Action: Child Pornography and the Internet
593

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