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Crime and Justice in America An Introduction to Criminal Justice

ISBN-10: 1437735126
ISBN-13: 9781437735123
Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)
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List price: $35.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 5/23/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 442
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

This text offers a concise, affordable and reader-friendly introduction to the criminal justice system. It explores the system in four sections: the criminal justice system as social control, law enforcement as social control, the law as social control, and corrections as social control.Designed with the student in mind, each chapter includes: "What You Need to Know," highlighting key points for the reader; brief chapter outline; review questions; vocabulary lists; "breaking news" items; and exercises to help students customize the material for different jurisdictions. Each chapter has an outline, "what you need to know," photos, charts, jurisdictional exercises, web links, a "breaking news" box, and vocabulary words with definitions.

Dr. Joycelyn Pollock has been a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Texas State University-San Marcos (formerly Southwest Texas State University) since 1993. She previously served as a probation and parole officer in the state of Washington and a program review specialist for the New York Department of Correctional Services. She taught law and criminology at the University of Turku, Finland, as a Fulbright fellow and conducted training in the areas of criminology, sexual harassment and ethics. Dr. Pollock's many published works include PRISON: TODAY AND TOMORROW; WOMEN, LAW, AND SOCIAL CONTROL; PRISONS AND PRISON LIFE: COSTS AND CONSEQUENCES; and MORALITY STORIES. She received a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. from the University of Houston.

The Criminal Justice System as Social Control
Criminal Justice as Social Control
Crime in Society
Why Do People Commit Crime?
Law Enforcement as Social Control
Police in America
Police Operations
Policing and the Legal Process
The Law as Social Control
Law and Society
Courts in America
Due Process: Arrest through Sentencing
Juvenile Justice and Corrections
Corrections as Social Control
The Function of Corrections
Pretrial Diversion and Probation
Prisons and Jails
Parole and Re-Entry
Looking Toward the Future: Criminal Justice in the 21st Century

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