Criminal Justice in America

Author: George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 0534629644

Category: Law

Page: 398

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Less expensive, shorter, and more approachable than most Introductory titles in the market today, this best selling text examines criminal justice as an interdisciplinary endeavor, sharing elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. Cole and Smith encourage students to become better citizens, to determine what justice means in our society, and to decide what role individuals can play. They challenge students to balance the mechanics and system of criminal justice with the human side of the story. CRIMINALJUSTICE IN AMERICA also includes a student-friendly and useful technology package, including a FREE Student CD-ROM and Companion Web Site, completely integrated with the text.
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The American System of Criminal Justice

Author: George Cole,Christopher Smith

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495006017

Category: Social Science

Page: 628

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This classic best-seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, encourages students to become better citizens and to determine what justice means in our society as well as what role individuals play in the criminal justice system. This text examines criminal justice as an interdisciplinary endeavor, sharing elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. It challenges students to balance the mechanics and system of criminal justice with the human side of the story. Cole and Smith present an exciting and relevant introduction to the field of criminal justice. The text combines solid research and intellectual rigor in an approachable manner with detailed attention to current and compelling events to help students appreciate the many aspects of the discipline, and how they can participate in the system as citizens of the United States. Available for the first time with Criminal JusticeNowTM, a Web-based, intelligent study system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Criminal Justice in Action

Author: Larry Gaines,Roger Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495505447

Category: Social Science

Page: 708

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The fifth edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION does, indeed, place you in the center of the action and help you excel in your criminal justice course! You’ll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key criminal justice concepts and read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now offers. Concepts suddenly make sense to you thanks to this edition’s vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the start of every chapter. Choosing what’s important to remember is a snap with each chapter’s numbered objectives, which are reinforced from the start to the finish of every chapter as well as in the book’s supplementary items. Thinking critically and writing aren’t so intimidating with the guidance of new CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Fifth Edition, writing activities. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Criminal Justice in Action: The Core

Author: Larry Gaines,Roger Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495601608

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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Introduce students to the real world of criminal justice with CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 5th Edition, the most exciting, accessible and applied introduction to the field available today. Ideal for your fast-paced course, this brief paperback with its engaging magazine-like layout places students in the center of the action using vivid, up-to-the-minute stories and case studies to demonstrate the bedrock principles of the American justice system at work. With a strengthened focus on critical thinking, the fifth edition provides learning objectives, self-assessment tools and a multimedia study center so students can get the most out of the text. And for students pursuing a degree, the text provides a wealth of information on the field's latest career options. Combining the practical experience of Larry K. Gaines and Roger Miller's legal expertise with invaluable feedback from more than 100 reviewers and survey respondents, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 5e is organized and designed from the ground up to meet instructors' needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel,Joseph Senna

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095419

Category: Social Science

Page: 688

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Want to get the most out of your introduction to criminal justice course and ace your exams? Let best-selling authors Larry J. Siegel and Joseph J. Senna show you the way in this Eleventh Edition of INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Siegel and Senna take you on an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems. Helping you understand even the most complex concepts and topics, this Eleventh Edition includes plenty of learning tools to guide your study. With a new Careers in Criminal Justice feature in every chapter, interactive online tools, and many real-world criminal justice examples throughout, you will discover the rewards and challenges that criminal justice professionals experience daily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Criminal Justice

Author: Joel Samaha

Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth

ISBN: 9780534645571

Category: Law

Page: 608

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Samaha's CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Seventh Edition has retained its role as a leader in the introduction to criminal justice market. It offers a unique decision-making approach that engages students and promotes critical thinking while providing a thorough and engaging introduction to the field. This edition retains and enhances these strengths with such features as "Fact or Fiction?"-a new feature that gets students thinking about the major topics at the beginning of each chapter, "Make Your Decision"-a new multi-page section that concludes each chapter, and "Criminal Justice and Technology" -a new feature that highlights the impact of rapidly changing technology on the system. The new format includes a rich variety of full-color illustrations and photos that add to the engaging writing to hold students' interest. Also, the book features up-to-the-minute coverage of the hottest topics in the field, including the impact of world terrorism and rapidly changing technologies. This manageable 15-chapter text now includes separate chapters on the explanations of criminal behavior (Chapter 3), on trial and guilty pleas (Chapter 10) and on juvenile justice (Chapter 15).
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Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Author: Henry Wrobleski,Kären Hess

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534646689

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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The strength of this book is that it provides coverage of both law enforcement and the criminal justice system in one convenient text. No other text offers a similar hybrid. Wrobleski and Hess offer a practical, yet comprehensive, approach and emphasize the law enforcement perspective as they examine the role of police in the criminal justice system. Another key strength of this book is that it has an easily accessible writing style and extensive pedagogy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

Author: Rolando del Carmen

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495599336

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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This eminently practical text has become a favorite of instructors and students alike because of its clear and crisp writing style, extensive use of engaging pedagogy, and unique ability to cover procedure completely and correctly without bogging students down irrelevant minutiae. Filled with new features, interesting legal information, current police topics, and the most recent Supreme Court rulings, the newly updated Eighth Edition maintains this trusted book’s proven relevance to law enforcement officials and professionals in the field. The previous editions were good; the Eighth Edition takes it to a new level. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Understanding American Government: The Essentials

Author: Susan Welch,John Gruhl,John Comer,Susan Rigdon

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495501174

Category: Political Science

Page: 608

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UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: THE ESSENTIALS is a streamlined and highly accessible new text that offers a comprehensive introduction to American government in a condensed, affordable edition designed for today's busy students and instructors. Based on the popular award-winning UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN GOVERNMENT--now in its 11th edition--the text incorporates the same proven methodology; powerful teaching tools; and detailed, up-to-date research within a focused framework likely to appeal to even the most reluctant readers. In this lively, enjoyable text, exploration of important current issues such as diversity and minority rights complements effective coverage of the basic history, institutions, and processes of American government. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Understanding American Government

Author: Susan Welch,John Gruhl,John Comer,Susan Rigdon

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495098698

Category: Political Science

Page: 792

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Written by authors who have won numerous awards for their research and writing on women and minority issues in American Government, this textbook offers an inclusive view of participants in the American political system. From this book, you will not only learn how government works but you will move on to the more controversial aspects of government, being exposed to actual people and experiences of government in action through the You Are There feature that opens each chapter, the suggested film lists at the ends the chapters, and the online exercises that support and enhance concepts found throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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