9780135130308

Criminal Justice Today : An Introductory Text for the 21st Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135130308

  • ISBN10:

    0135130301

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The best-selling introduction to criminal justice book of all time,Criminal Justice Today 10/e, continues to set the standard with its hallmark features of theme, technology, and time. The strengths of the book rest in the application of theoretical perspectives to current real world activities related to criminal justice issues. New technology and cases are also incorporated, bringing the book and reader together in current issues. Broken up into five sections, this comprehensive book addresses topics within Crime in America, Policing, Adjudication, Corrections, and Special Issues such as Drug Crime and Juvenile Justice.Criminal justice professionals.

Table of Contents

Crime in America
What Is Criminal Justice?
The Crime Picture
The Search for Causes
Criminal Law
Policing
Policing: History and Structure
Policing: Purpose and Organization
Policing: Legal Aspects
Policing: Issues and Challenges
Adjudication
The Courts: Structure and Participants
Pretrial Activities and the Criminal Trial
Sentencing
Corrections
Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Prison Life
Special Issues
Juvenile Justice
Drugs and Crime
Terrorism and Multinational Criminal Justice
The Future of Criminal Justice
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