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Law Enforcement and Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century



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Thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the most current events and information, Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of the prevailing criminal justice organizations present in law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems. Using a realistic, field-based approach that combines theory with application, this text explores the operations, issues, and practices that administrators within criminal justice face today.This Second Edition blends historic administrative themes and concepts with future trends. It is the author#146;s intent to encourage practitioners and students to take an active stand in developing strategies to enhance the future of administration in Law Enforcement, in the Courts, and in Corrections. Throughout the text, five Contextual Themes are developed to aid the students in connecting the concepts of administration to key terms, and ultimately to the application of the concepts. The five Contextual Themes include:1. Organization Functions2. Employee Relations3. Open Systems4. Social Equity5. Client-oriented ServiceLaw Enforcement and Justice Administration, Second Edition is organized into three parts. Part I develops key concepts from the history of administrative practices into the five Contextual Themes. Part II applies these key concepts to contemporary criminal justice agencies using the Contextual Themes. Part III explores the application of the Contextual Themes in the future of criminal justice administration.Every new copy is packaged with a FREE student access code to unlock a variety of interactive study tools on the student companion website!New to the Second Edition:* Now available in paperback!* Revised figures & tables and updated statistics throughout present the most current trends and data in Criminal Justice Administration* New section on the Pygmalion Effect* New section on Big Democracy* New sections on the Hoover Commission* A "Current Status of --" section has been added to every chapter in Parts II and III to provide students with the most up-to-date perspective on the material just learned.Key Features:* Key terms and concepts listed at the end of each chapter, familiarize students with the language they will encounter at the administrative level. A compendium listing all terms and concepts is included at the end of the text for easy reference.* End of chapter review questions and activities promote further participation and research both inside and outside the classroom.* Instructor resources will include an Instructor#146;s Manual, PowerPoint lecture outlines, and a complete Test Bank* Every new copy is packaged with a FREE student access code to unlock the variety of interactive study tools on the student companion website

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