9780534573058

Introduction to Criminal Justice (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534573058

  • ISBN10:

    0534573053

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/24/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This text presents criminal justice as a dynamic, ever-changing field, emphasizing how the concepts and processes of criminal justice are constantly evolving. It is ideal for those introductory criminal justice courses that emphasize a comprehensive and balanced approach to all three areas of criminal justice, as well as theory, research, and policy issues. This text is the ultimate tool for complete student preparation and provides all of the up-to-date coverage of structural and procedural changes in the criminal justice system that instructors require, ultimately helping students understand the critical issues in the field, and the impact they have on the system.

Table of Contents

1 THE NATURE OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1(144)
Crime and Criminal Justice
2(34)
The Nature of Crime and Victimization
36(32)
Understanding Crime and Victimization
68(40)
Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure
108(37)
2 THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT 145(126)
Police in Society: History And Organization
146(28)
The Police: Organization, Role, and Function
174(30)
Issues in Policing
204(38)
Police and the Rule of Law
242(29)
3 COURTS AND ADJUDICATION 271(168)
Courts and the Judiciary
272(26)
The Prosecution and the Defense
298(34)
Pretrial Procedures
332(32)
The Criminal Trial
364(34)
Punishment and Sentencing
398(41)
4 CORRECTIONS 439(116)
Probation and Intermediate Sanctions
440(38)
Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations
478(32)
The Prison Experience: Living in and Leaving Prison
510(45)
5 THE HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM 555(1)
Juvenile Justice
556

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