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Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice: The Essentials is an innovative alternative to large, overwhelming texts that attempt to cover every conceivable issue, a goal that cannot realistically be accomplished in a single academic term. Ideal for introductory courses in criminal justice, this volume covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, but leaves detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class. This approach provides instructors with a great deal of flexibility in orienting their courses, as they can use whatever supplementary materials they feel are most suitable. Each chapter covers the background, current issues and problems, and operational challenges of the subject area. All important materials are incorporated into the normal flow of the text, with abundant examples, but a minimum of sidebars and "highlights." Therefore, students are not forced to sift through encyclopedic amounts of material in order to determine what is the most significant, since only the essentials are presented. Timely data and current examples sustain student interest. The text is also supplemented by a Companion Website and an Instructor's Manual.

Criminal Justice the Essentials

Author : Steven Lab
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A flexible and cost-effective alternative to larger texts, Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Sixth Edition, covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, leaving detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class. With abundant examples-and just the right amount of sidebars and "highlights"-Criminal Justice, Sixth Edition, is the ideal resource for introducing students to the essential issues in the field.

Exploring Criminal Justice

Author : Robert M. Regoli
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This thoroughly revised and updated Second Edition of best-selling, Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials, provides a clear and concise introduction to the American criminal justice system in an engaging and accessible format. It examines the people and processes that make up the system and how they interact. It also covers the historic context of the criminal justice system so that readers will understand how and why we developed the system that is in place today. This Second Edition provides contemporary data and updated case studies and references for all topics, and will help students understand the relationships between the police, the courts, and corrections. Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Second Edition will provide undergraduate students a framework for thinking about crime and justice, aid them in becoming familiar with the terminology of the criminal justice system, and ultimately help them understand how and why the American criminal justice system works as it does.

Criminal Justice

Author : Marian Rebecca Williams
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Revised edition of the authors' Criminal justice, 2013.

The Essentials of Criminal Justice

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Exploring Criminal Justice The Essentials

Author : Robert M. Regoli
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Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials provides an extensive overview of the American criminal justice system in a concise and accessible format. This engaging text examines the people and processes that make up the system and how they interact. It also covers the historic context and modern features of the criminal justice system and encourages students to think about how current events in crime affect their everyday lives. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Criminal Justice

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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author : L. Thomas Winfree
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Student-centric and informative without being encyclopedic, the revised Second Edition of Introduction to Criminal Justice: The Essentials, focuses seamlessly on key topics without digression. Drawing from deep wells of teaching experience, this author team has created the text that they’ve always wanted for their own classes. Students will be able to understand the material intuitively, while still being challenged to think, read, and write critically. New to the Second Edition: New critical thinking questions at the end of every chapter that challenge students to do more than look for the “right answer” Updated crime figures and other criminal justice-related statistics New boxed inserts throughout the text, including discussion of what happens when crime-fighting theory fails to deliver in practice and an examination of recent challenges to the FBI’s image New coverage of the role of the law enforcement academy in the standardization of policing training and practices New material on Technology and Law Enforcement that details the strengths and weaknesses associated with the use of conducted energy devices (i.e., Tasers) and body-worn cameras Updated and expanded look at police misconduct, including arrest-related citizen deaths Professors and students will benefit from: In-depth coverage of key topics that focuses on what students need to understand without extraneous coverage Seamless exposition and format Text boxes, tables, and other visual aids that convey information with perfect economy Critical reading, thinking, and writing tools built right into the text

Juvenile Justice

Author : Richard Lawrence
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This textbook presents an overview of the major subject areas in juvenile justice, with some of the latest research available from books, journal articles, and government documents. It includes special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects, with practical examples of justice in action, laws, policies, and programs in juvenile justice.

Exploring Criminal Justice

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The ideal introductory criminal justice text book, Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Third Edition, examines the relationships between law enforcement, corrections, law, policy making and administration, the juvenile justice system, and the courts.