The Canadian Criminal Justice System by Thomas FlemingThe Canadian Criminal Justice System by Thomas Fleming

The Canadian Criminal Justice System

byThomas Fleming, Subhas Ramcharan, Ken Dowler

Paperback | January 22, 2007

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The Canadian Criminal Justice System, 2nd Edition, offers a comprehensive, clear and compelling overview of the criminal justice system in Canada today.  This text contains strong pedagogical features, such as boxes on policing information and discussion topics, and also includes unique coverage of the theories of crime causation and law and social control, all written in a lively and engaging style.

Title:The Canadian Criminal Justice SystemFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:January 22, 2007Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0131992465

ISBN - 13:9780131992467

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Chapter 1 — Criminal Justice: An Introduction

Chapter 2 — Crime Statistics

NEW Chapter 3 — Criminal Law

NEW Chapter 4 — Law, Social Control and Theoretical Considerations of Criminality 

Chapter 5 — The Police

Chapter 6 — The Court System

Chapter 7 — Corrections

Chapter 8 — The Prison System

Chapter 9 — Alternatives to the Prison System

Chapter 10 — Victims of Crime

Chapter 11 — The Future of Crime Control

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The exercises in boxes are quite good and [are] a distinct advantage over other texts. The weblinks at end of each chapter are helpful.   Walter Greczko, Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning   Chapter 4 provides an appropriate balance between research and the applications. The writing style is very appropriate for the college level. The end of chapter synopsis and learning features are very effective, especially the websites that help to reinforce the chapter.   Paul MacIsaac, Georgian College   The weblinks are a great idea. I like the weblinks as I believe it brings some much needed resources to textbooks. I believe this is a modern way of assisting learners. The end summary [is] well done as it highlighted the chapter. I believe this is a solid chapter [four] on the theories and it does mention more current beliefs in criminality. I believe that this book is current with references to cases in 2005. This is definitely an advantage to the book.    Professor, Lethbridge Community College   Good use of boxes/ examples. The law and cases discussed are current. All is good.   John Deukmedjian, University of Windsor