Cj 2015

Paperback | December 24, 2014

byJames A. Fagin

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For courses in Criminal Justice

Brief. Affordable. Visual.      
CJ 2015
provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of the material, without becoming overwhelmed with unnecessary information. The book's conversation-starting pedagogy encourages active participation in learning, moving students beyond memorization by engaging them in the latest research findings and current events shaping the field.
                                   
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For courses in Criminal Justice Brief. Affordable. Visual.       CJ 2015 provides an affordable, thought-provoking look at the criminal justice system that uses clear writing and eye-catching visuals to get your students straight to the important concepts. By focusing on these core concepts, students will gain true understanding of...

James A. Fagin is a professor of criminal justice studies at Lincoln College—Normal (LCN), located in Normal, Illinois. In addition to being a teaching faculty member, he serves as the program director for the criminal justice science program. He founded the criminal justice studies Bachelor of Science degree at LCN. Previously, Jim s...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.6 inPublished:December 24, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Criminal Justice 1
  2. Crime: The Search for Understanding 22
  3. Measuring Crime and Victimization 50
  4. Criminal Law: Crimes and the Limits of Law 72
  5. An Overview of Law Enforcement: History, Agencies, Personnel, and Strategies 92
  6. Oversight and Professionalism of Law Enforcement 122
  7. The Court System 149
  8. Courtroom Participants and the Trial 168
  9. Sentencing 189
  10. Jails and Prisons 219
  11. Probation and Parole 254
  12. Corrections in the Community 276
  13. The Juvenile Justice System 299
  14. Homeland Security 339