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Criminal Justice in Action The Core

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ISBN-10: 0495093424

ISBN-13: 9780495093428

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Larry K. Gaines, Roger LeRoy Miller

List price: $250.95
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Vivid, visual, current, and featuring the newest CJ careers--every chapter of this text is a multimedia-linked study center! This best-selling text offers students a clear and practical overview of the criminal justice system by combining cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory and up-to-the-minute examples of policy and application from today's news. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is visible in their coverage of contemporary topics, such as cyber crime and terrorism, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of technology. Also, Criminal Justice in Action can be packaged with interactive learning aids such as the new Criminal JusticeNow?--a Web-based, intelligent study system and JoinIn? content for Response Systems tailored to the text.
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Book details

List price: $250.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/3/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."

The Criminal Justice System
Criminal Justice Today
Causes of Crime
Defining and Measuring Crime
Inside Criminal Law
The Police and Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement Today
Challenges to Effective Policing
Police and the Constitution: The Rules of Law Enforcement
Criminal Courts
Courts and the Quest for Justice
Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action
The Criminal Trial
Punishment and Sentencing
Corrections
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate
Special Issues
The Juvenile Justice System
The Ongoing War Against Illegal Drugs
Terrorism, Cyber Crime, and the Future