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CJ Realities and Challenges

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ISBN-10: 007340151X

ISBN-13: 9780073401515

Edition: 2011

Authors: Ruth E. Masters, Candice A. Skrapec, Bernadette T. Muscat, Lester Pincu, Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld

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CJ: Realities and Challenges encourages students to think critically about how the criminal justice system operates in the real world. Using the text's framework of Observe, Investigate and Understand, students learn to recognize the myths and interpret the facts underlying the American criminal justice system and gain greater understanding of its complexities. CJ: Realities and Challenges brings together the insights of a diverse author team of practitioners and scholars to present a contemporary and realistic perspective on a vital institution in American Society.
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Book details

List price: $207.33
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 1/11/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

Crime, Law, and the Criminal Justice System
What is the Criminal Justice System?
Types of Crime
Causes of Crime
Criminal Law and Defenses
Law Enforcement
Overview of Policing
Policing Operations
Legal and Special Issues in Policing
The Courts
Pretrial and Trial
Overview of Corrections
Jails and Prisons
Community Corrections
Special Issues
Understanding and Helping Victims
Juvenile Justice
Contemporary Challenges