Criminal Justice with PowerWeb
Edition: 8th 2007
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Brief Table of Contents Part 1: The Foundations of Crime and Justice Chapter 1: "Criminal Justice" in America Chapter 2: Crime and the Nature of Law Chapter 3: Legal and Behavioral Aspects of Crime Chapter 4: Criminal Statistics and the Extent of Crime Chapter 5: The Process of Justice: An Overview Part 2: The Police Chapter 6: Police Systems in the United States: History and Structure Chapter 7: Enforcing the Law and Keeping the Peace: The Nature and Scope of Police Work Chapter 8: The Law of Arrest, Search, and Seizure: Police and the Constitution Chapter 9: Beyond the Limits of the Law: Police Crime, Corruption, and Brutality Part 3: The Courts Chapter 10: The Structure of American Courts Chapter 11: Judges, Prosecutors, and Other Performers at the Bar of Justice Chapter 12: The Business of the Court: From First Appearance through Trial Chapter 13: Sentencing, Appeal, and the Judgment of Death Part 4: Corrections Chapter 14: From Walnut Street to Alcatraz: The American Prison Experience Chapter 15: Penitentiaries, Prisons, and Other Correctional Institutions: A Look Inside the Inmate World Chapter 16: Prison Conditions and Inmate Rights Chapter 17: Probation, Parole, and Community-Based Correction Part 5: Juvenile Justice Chapter 18: Juvenile Justice: An Overview Glossary Credits Case Index Name Index Subject Index Detailed Table of Contents Part I: The Foundations of Crime and Justice Chapter 1: “Criminal Justice” in America The Emergence of Criminal Justice “Law and Order” and the “War on Crime” The President’s Crime Commission The Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 The Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Models of Criminal Justice The Due Process Model The Crime Control Model Key Factors in Criminal Justice Today The War on Drugs Women, Crime, and Criminal Justice Victims and Justice Terrorism, Criminal Justice, and the Constitution International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives Organization of This Book Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice Summary Key Terms Issues for Discussion Media and Literature Resources Endnotes Chapter 2: Crime and the Nature of Law The Nature of Crime Crime as a Social Construct Crime as a Legal Construct Criminal Law Common Law Other Sources of Criminal Law Theories of Crime Causation Biological Theories Sociocultural Theories Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice Summary Key Terms Issues for Discussion Media and Literature Resources Endnotes Chapter 3: Legal and Behavioral Aspects of Crime Legal Categories of Crime Criminal Homicide Assault Robbery Arson Burglary Property Offenses Sex Offenses Drug Law Violations Crimes Against Public Order and Safety Major Forms of Crime Domestic Violence Hate Crime White-Collar and Corporate Crime Organized Crime Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice Summary Key Terms Issues for Discussion Media and Literature Resources Endnotes Chapter 4: Criminal Statistics and the Extent of Crime The Uniform Crime Reports Structure and Content The Extent of Crime Reliability of Estimates The UCR: An Evaluation Victim Survey Research The National Crime Victimization Survey Applications and Limitations of Victimization Surveys Self-Reported Criminal Behavior Other Sources of Data on Crime and Justice Critical Thinking in Criminal Justice Summary Key Terms Issues for Discussion Media and Literature Resources Endnotes Chapter 5: The Process of Justice: An Overview Criminal Due Process Trial by Ordeal Inquisitorial