Criminal Justice in America Theory, Practice, and Policy

ISBN-10: 0130984116
ISBN-13: 9780130984111
Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)
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Description: For introductory courses in Criminal Justice and Social Issues in Criminal Justice. This anthology of original primary source materials exposes students to the major components of the American justice system. It introduces new ideas and approaches  More...

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Book details

List price: $92.20
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 472
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

For introductory courses in Criminal Justice and Social Issues in Criminal Justice. This anthology of original primary source materials exposes students to the major components of the American justice system. It introduces new ideas and approaches that strive to improve the current justice system toward a more effective and efficient whole by expanding the envelope of possibilities, rather than perpetuating the status quo.

Criminal Justice in America
What is the Sequence of Events in the Criminal Justice System? Report to the Nation on Crime and Justice
The Rediscovery of Crime Victims—
Choosing Crime: Close Your Eyes and Take Your Chances—
African American Males in the Criminal Justice System—
Looking Backward to Look Forward: The 1967 Crime Commission Report in Retrospect—
Law Enforcement
The Development of the American Police: An Historical Overview—
A Sketch of the Police Officer's “Working Personality” —
The Dark Side of the Force—
Police and Communities: The Quiet Revolution—
The Future of Diversity in America: The Law Enforcement Paradigm Shift—
The Courts
Two Models of the Criminal Process—
Fighting Crime in a Crumbling System—
Adversarial Justice—
Guilty Until Proved Innocent: Wrongful Conviction and Public Policy—
Priority Prosecution of High-Rate Dangerous Offenders—
Corrections
In Support of Prisons—
Abolishing Prisons—
Cons and Country Clubs: The Mythical Utility of Punishment—
Treatment Needs of Women in Prison—
The Greatest Correctional Myth: Winning the War on Crime through Incarceration—
Juvenile Justice
Juvenile Justice Philosophy and the Demise ofParens Patriae—
The Forgotten Few
The Saints and the Roughnecks—
Punishment, Accountability, and the New Juvenile Justice—
Current Issues and Policy
The Social Construction of Crime Myths—
Restorative Justice and Offender Rehabilitation: A Meeting of the Minds—
A Policy Maker's Guide to Controlling Delinquency and Crime through Family Interventions—
Confronting Crime: Looking toward the Twenty-First Century—
Glossary of Key Terms

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