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Authoritative, comprehensive, and solidly researched, Siegel/Worrall's INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 13th Edition delivers the most cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice available. Its balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. With its lively illustrations and to-the-point writing style, the book deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. It also includes an emphasis on today's CJ careers, offerings insight from numerous professionals on the rewards and satisfaction of their jobs.
Table of Contents
|The Nature of Crime, Law and Criminal Justice|
|Crime and Criminal Justice|
|Nature and Extent of Crime|
|Understanding Crime and Victimization|
|Police and Law Enforcement|
|Police in Society: History and Contemporary Structure|
|Police Role and Function|
|Police and the Rule of Law|
|Courts and Adjudication|
|The Courts and the Judiciary|
|The Prosecution and the Defense|
|Pretrial Procedures and the Criminal Trial|
|Punishment and Sentencing|
|Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, Restorative Justice|
|Corrections: History, Institutions, Populations|
|Prison Life: Living in and Leaving Prison|
|Contemporary Challenges in Criminal Justice|
|Crime and Justice in the New Millennium|
|Terrorism, Homeland Security, and the Future of Criminal Justice|
|The Constitution of the United States|
|Table of Cases|
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