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Rather than providing students with "the answers," Making Sense of Criminal Justice, Second Edition, challenges them to think critically about how the criminal justice system deals with difficult situations--such as the use of force by the police--and offers a framework for lively classroom discussions and debates.
G. Larry Mays is Regents Professor Emeritus in the Criminal Justice Department at New Mexico State University.
Rick Ruddell is Professor and Law Foundation Chair in Police Studies in the Justice Studies Department at the University of Regina, Canada.
Table of Contents
Section I: Criminal Justice Policy
1. The Politics and Policy Dichotomy
2. Crime Control Versus Due Process
Section II: Law Enforcement Issues
3. The Search for a Guiding Philosophy of Policing
4. Police and the Use of Force
5. Gun Control
Section III: Courts--Justice for All, or Just for Some?
7. Race, Ethnicity, and Justice
8. Gender and Justice
9. Wrongful Convictions
Section IV: The Challenges of Correcting Law-Violating Behavior
10. What Are the Alternatives?
11. Putting the Brakes on Correctional Populations
12. The Death Penalty
13. Juvenile Crime and Violence
Section V: Public Safety and the Future
14. Living in a Post-9/11 World
15. Making Sense of Criminal Justice--Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow