Introduction to Criminal Justice

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Written by John L. Worrall

Published by Wadsworth Publishing

Jan, 2011

784 pages

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Authoritative, comprehensive, and solidly researched, Siegel/Worrall's INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 13th Edition delivers the most cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice available. Its balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. With its lively illustrations and to-the-point writing style, the book deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. It also includes an emphasis on today's CJ careers, offerings insight from numerous professionals on the rewards and satisfaction of their jobs.

Table of Contents

PART ONE THE NATURE OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE 1
CHAPTER 1 Crime and Criminal Justice 2
CHAPTER 2 The Nature and Extent of Crime 42
CHAPTER 3 Understanding Crime and Victimization 88
CHAPTER 4 Criminal Law: Substance and Procedure 134 PART TWO THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT 167
CHAPTER 5 The Police: History and Contemporary Structure 168
CHAPTER 6 The Police: Organization, Role, and Function 202
CHAPTER 7 Issues in Policing 240
CHAPTER 8 Police and the Rule of Law 284 PART THREE COURTS AND ADJUDICATION 325
CHAPTER 9 The Courts and the Judiciary 326
CHAPTER 10 The Prosecution and the Defense 358
CHAPTER 11 Pretrial and Trial Procedures 390
CHAPTER 12 Punishment and Sentencing 434 PART FOUR CORRECTIONS 475
CHAPTER 13 Community Sentences: Probation, Intermediate Sanctions, and Restorative Justice 476
CHAPTER 14 Corrections: History, Institutions, and Populations 518
CHAPTER 15 Prison Life: Living in and Leaving Prison 548 PART FIVE CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE 603
CHAPTER 16 Juvenile Justice 604
CHAPTER 17 Crime and Justice in the New Millennium 640
CHAPTER 18 Terrorism, Homeland Security, and the Future of Criminal Justice 676

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Title: Introduction to Criminal Justice
Author: John L. Worrall
Language: English
Length: 784
Edition: 13
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
ISBN-10: 0495913383
ISBN-13: 9780495913382

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