Introduction To Criminal Justice

Author : Charis Kubrin
ISBN : 0804762600
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 56.65 MB
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Approaches the theories, organization, and practices of criminal justice from a sociological perspective so that students can simultaneously develop expertise in criminal justice and understand how issues related to the police, courts, and corrections are informed by broader sociological principles and concepts.
Category: Social Science

Understanding Criminal Justice

Author : Philip Daniel Smith
ISBN : 0761940324
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 54.81 MB
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Providing an overview of the sociological approaches to law and criminal justice, this book focuses on how law and the criminal justice system inevitably affect one another, and the ways in which both are intimately connected with wider social forces.
Category: Social Science

Introduction To Criminal Justice

Author : Brian K. Payne
ISBN : 9781506389691
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 53.44 MB
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Introduction to Criminal Justice, Second Edition, provides you with balanced, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system. Authors Brian K. Payne, Willard M. Oliver, and Nancy E. Marion cover criminal justice from a student-centered perspective by identifying the key issues confronting today’s criminal justice professionals. You are presented with objective, research-driven material thorough an accessible and concise writing style that makes the content easier to comprehend. By exploring criminal justice from a broad and balanced perspective, you will understand how decision making is critical to the criminal justice process and your future career. The fully updated Second Edition has been completely revised to include new studies and current examples that are relatable to today’s students. Two new feature boxes have been added to this edition to help you comprehend and apply the content. “You Have the Right to…” gives insight into several Constitutional amendments and their relationship with criminal justice today; and “Politics and Criminal Justice” explores current political hot topics surrounding the justice system and the debates that occur on both sides of the political aisle.
Category: Social Science

Criminal Justice

Author : Ian Marsh
ISBN : 0415333016
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 20.5 MB
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This new text encourages students to develop a deeper understanding of the context and the current workings of the criminal justice system. The first part offers a clear and comprehensive review of the major philosophical aims and sociological theories of punishment, the history of justice and punishment and the developing perspective of victimology. In the second part, the focus is on the main areas of the contemporary criminal justice system, including the police, the courts and judiciary, prisons and community penalties. There are regular reflective question breaks which enable students to consider and respond to questions relating to what they have just read and the book contains useful pedagogic features such as boxed examples, leading questions and annotated further reading. This practical book is particularly geared to undergraduate students following programmes in criminal justice and criminology. It will also prove a useful resource for practitioners who are following vocationally based courses in the criminal justice area – in social work, youth justice and police training courses.
Category: Social Science

Understanding Criminal Justice

Author : Stephen C. Light
ISBN : OCLC:185451041
Genre : Law
File Size : 78.51 MB
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This new and innovative introduction to criminal justice text takes a sociologist’s perspective. The text’s sociological framework teaches students to analyze criminal justice issues in the context of contrasting theories, thus reinforcing critical thinking skills. Although all of the customary topics and issues are examined, within a similar organization as other introduction to criminal justice texts, Light brings a fresh perspective to the material by explaining social issues. Race, class, and gender issues are fully integrated. Your students will learn everything they need to know about the basics of the criminal justice system, they will be able to critically analyze the workings of and problems associated with the system as never before.
Category: Law

Introduction To Criminal Justice

Author : Callie Marie Rennison
ISBN : 9781506347745
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 50.81 MB
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Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems, Diversity, and Change, Second Edition, offers students a brief, yet comprehensive, introduction to Criminal Justice with up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in succinct and engaging chapters. Authors Callie Marie Rennison and Mary Dodge weave four true criminal case studies throughout the book, capturing students’ attention with memorable stories that illustrate the real-life pathways and outcomes of criminal behavior and victimization. Designed to show the connectedness of the criminal justice system, each case study brings the chapter concepts to life. To further captivate and inform students, important and timely topics such as ethics, policy, gender, diversity, victimization, and white-collar crime are discussed throughout.
Category: Social Science

Introduction To Criminal Justice

Author : Travis III Lawrence F
ISBN : 9781317522317
Genre : Law
File Size : 78.94 MB
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This student-friendly introductory text describes the criminal justice process—outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies in law enforcement, the criminal courts, and corrections.
Category: Law

Introduction To Criminology

Author : Frank E. Hagan
ISBN : 9781483389196
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 69.18 MB
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Written by active researcher and bestselling author, Frank E. Hagan, Introduction to Criminology, Ninth Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology, focusing on the vital core of criminological theory— theory, method, and criminal behavior. With more attention to crime typologies than most introductory texts, Hagan investigates all forms of criminal activity, such as organized crime, white collar crime, political crime, and environmental crime. The methods of operation, the effects on society and policy decisions, and the connection between theory and criminal behavior are all explained in a clear, accessible manner. All statistics, tables, and figures have been updated, as have the photographs, supplements, and audio and video packages in the new edition to make the material most relevant for your course.
Category: Social Science

Criminal Justice

Author : Peter Joyce
ISBN : 9780415620611
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 71.79 MB
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This new and expanded edition builds upon material from the highly successful first edition. A comprehensive textbook on the criminal justice system, the book assesses the main theories concerned with the causes of crime (including white-collar and corporate crime), discusses the operation of all key criminal justice agencies - including the police, probation and prison services and the legal and youth justice systems -and identifies the main themes underpinning contemporary criminal justice policy. Key additions include: updated material from the first edition incorporating changes to criminal justice policy introduced by the 2010 Coalition government a new chapter that presents an overview of the criminal justice system discussions of the evolving EU criminal justice system and the implications of this for UK criminal justice policy. The book is an ideal text for students taking courses in criminal justice, or studying criminal justice as a component of a broader course in criminology or the social sciences and practitoners within these fields. It is written in a highly accessible manner and has a wide range of features that include: questions key chapter themes timeline of main events glossary of key terms website resource guide.
Category: Social Science