Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1285441524
Release: 2014-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

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Are you an unsuspecting victim of the CSI effect? Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, current research, detailed career information, and unique myth-busting theme, this bestseller equips you with a solid understanding of the modern criminal justice system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall
Pages: 448
ISBN: 111183556X
Release: 2012-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

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One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Eighth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today’s students and instructors. This brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text all in less than 500 pages! The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel/Worrall’s authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique RealityCheck theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class as a result of what they see on television or the Internet. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Larry J. Siegel
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1111209529
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown

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Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781337670821
Release: 2018-01-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 11th Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The authors make their impeccable scholarship accessible by using integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique theme designed to correct students’ misperceptions and biases. Students grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives, and are challenged to make informed decisions about what does and doesn't work in criminal justice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1305664043
Release: 2016-01-01
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, visuals, and a unique "Reality Check" theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. What's more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs for exploring investigative techniques.

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice
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Author: Steven P. Lab,Marian R. Williams,Jefferson E. Holcomb,Melissa W. Burek,William R. King,Michael E. Buerger
Pages: 288
ISBN: 0199935890
Release: 2013-02-28
Editor: OUP USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A flexible and cost-effective alternative to larger, overwhelming texts, Criminal Justice: The Essentials, Third Edition, covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice, leaving detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class.

Exploring Criminal Justice

Exploring Criminal Justice
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Author: Professor Emeritus University of Colorado at Boulder Robert M Regoli,Robert M. Regoli,John D. Hewitt
Pages: 549
ISBN: 9780763762322
Release: 2008-02-01
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Hailed as the most engaging and accessible introductory text available, Exploring Criminal Justice provides a clear, complete, and credible introduction to the U.S. criminal justice system. Using an easy-to-follow, attention-grabbing writing style, this text explains the overarching processes and purposes of the criminal justice system. The functions of each component police, courts, corrections and the relationships between them are described in detail while rich and captivating pedagogy encourages students to think about how each component affects their daily lives. This thoroughly up-to-date text provides contemporary data, case studies, and references for all topics. Exploring Criminal Justice devotes an entire chapter to the emerging crimes of terrorism and cybercrime and the role these controversial topics play in the modern criminal justice system. Special attention is also given to juvenile offenders and issues relating to women and minorities. In addition, this text provides thorough integration of criminological theory and policy as it presents both historical context and current features of the U.S. criminal justice system."

Smith Hogan and Ormerod s Essentials of Criminal Law

Smith  Hogan  and Ormerod s Essentials of Criminal Law
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Author: John Child,David Ormerod
Pages: 688
ISBN: 9780198831921
Release: 2019-05-22
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law provides an ideal gateway into the dynamic world of criminal law. Focused, expert coverage, a hallmark of the Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod books, is supported by a wealth of student-friendly learning features that enhance learning in thisideal introduction for first time students.Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC expertly guide new undergraduate readers through the subject, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. Complex issues are demystified and explained, offering a clear understanding of offences, defences and principles that underlie them.Particular attention is paid to student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters.Online ResourcesA range of online resources are provided to further a student's understanding, including video tutorials from the authors and students, examination questions with answer guidance from the authors, multiple choice questions, chapter summaries, and further reading.

Essentials of Criminal Justice and Criminology Research

Essentials of Criminal Justice and Criminology Research
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Author: James R. Lasley
Pages: 191
ISBN: 0130808997
Release: 1999
Editor: Pearson College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This practical book strives to develop its readers into informed consumers of criminal justice-based research. It covers the essentials found in leading criminal justice and criminology research texts, but avoids their lengthy explanations and technical jargon. In their place, Lasley presents clear, to-the-point descriptions and illustrations of the techniques needed to determine the strengths and weaknesses of criminal justice and criminology research.

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Frank E. Hagan
Pages: 411
ISBN: 0135121000
Release: 2010-12
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field.

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice
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Author: L. Thomas Winfree,G. Larry Mays
Pages: 476
ISBN: 9781543800241
Release: 2019-02-01
Editor: Aspen Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Student-centric and informative without being encyclopedic, the revised Second Edition of Introduction to Criminal Justice: The Essentials, focuses seamlessly on key topics without digression. Drawing from deep wells of teaching experience, this author team has created the text that they’ve always wanted for their own classes. Students will be able to understand the material intuitively, while still being challenged to think, read, and write critically. New to the Second Edition: New critical thinking questions at the end of every chapter that challenge students to do more than look for the “right answer” Updated crime figures and other criminal justice-related statistics New boxed inserts throughout the text, including discussion of what happens when crime-fighting theory fails to deliver in practice and an examination of recent challenges to the FBI’s image New coverage of the role of the law enforcement academy in the standardization of policing training and practices New material on Technology and Law Enforcement that details the strengths and weaknesses associated with the use of conducted energy devices (i.e., Tasers) and body-worn cameras Updated and expanded look at police misconduct, including arrest-related citizen deaths Professors and students will benefit from: In-depth coverage of key topics that focuses on what students need to understand without extraneous coverage Seamless exposition and format Text boxes, tables, and other visual aids that convey information with perfect economy Critical reading, thinking, and writing tools built right into the text

White Collar Crime

White Collar Crime
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Author: Brian K. Payne
Pages: 504
ISBN: 9781506349251
Release: 2016-06-20
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The thoroughly updated Second Edition of White Collar Crime: The Essentials continues to be a comprehensive, yet concise, resource addressing the most important topics students need to know about white-collar crime. Author Brian K. Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students that explores such timely topics as crimes by workers, sales-oriented systems, crimes in the health care system, crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians, crimes in the educational system, crimes in economic and technological systems, corporate crime, environmental crime, and more. This easy to read teaching tool is a valuable resource for any course that covers white-collar crime.

Essentials of Research Methods for Criminal Justice

Essentials of Research Methods for Criminal Justice
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Author: Frank E. Hagan
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780133003116
Release: 2011-11-21
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field.

Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Author: Ronet D. Bachman,Raymond Paternoster
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781506326122
Release: 2016-01-13
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"This is a very good statistics book; it is user-friendly, logically structured, and provides novel information that is not available in other comparable textbooks." — Viviana Andreescu, University of Louisville Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition offers students a practical and comprehensive introduction to statistics and highlights the integral role research and statistics play in the study of criminology and criminal justice. Packed with real-world case studies and contemporary examples utilizing the most current crime data and empirical research available, students not only learn how to perform and understand statistical analyses, but also recognize the connection between statistical analyses use in everyday life and its importance to criminology and criminal justice. Written by two well-known experts in the field, Ronet D. Bachman and Raymond Paternoster continue to facilitate learning by presenting statistical formulas with step-by-step instructions for calculation. This "how to calculate and interpret statistics" approach avoids complicated proofs and discussions of statistical theory, without sacrificing statistical rigor. The Fourth Edition is replete with new examples exploring key issues in today’s world, motivating students to investigate research questions related to criminal justice and criminology with statistics and conduct research of their own along the way. Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/bachmansccj4e

Women and Crime

Women and Crime
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Author: Stacy L. Mallicoat,Connie Estrada Ireland
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9781452217178
Release: 2013-04-30
Editor: SAGE

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This student-friendly text provides a comprehensive and unique view into the world of women interacting with the criminal justice system. Authors Stacy L. Mallicoat and Connie explore key topics on women as victims, offenders, and criminal justice workers as they interact with various areas in criminal justice. They investigate relevant subjects that are not found in many traditional texts, including women who work as victim advocates, and international issues of crime and justice for women. They highlight important discussions such as rape in the military or the Girls Scouts Beyond Bars program, and offer case studies on well-known offenders such as Mary Kay Letourneau and Andrea Yates. The text also provides a unique vignette on the story of Karla and Diana, two childhood friends whose lives take a dramatic turn throughout different aspects of the criminal justice system. This vignette, a composite of many subjects and case studies from the authors' research and field experiences, highlights many of the major concepts for each chapter.

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice
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Author: Kenneth J. Peak,Tamara D. Madensen
Pages: 520
ISBN: 9781506391816
Release: 2017-11-29
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A practical and applied introduction to criminal justice Introduction to Criminal Justice: Practice and Process shows you how to think practically about the criminal justice system by offering you a proven, problem-based approach to learning. Bestselling authors Kenneth J. Peak and Tamara D. Madensen draw on their many years of combined practitioner and academic experience to explain the importance of criminal justice and show how key trends, emerging issues, historical background, and practical lessons can be applied in the field. New to the Third Edition: An emphasis on constitutional policing, legitimacy, and procedural justice stresses the importance for police to develop a “guardian” mindset over a “soldier” mindset. New discussions of contemporary criminological theories—such as social structure theories, social process theories, social conflict theories, feminist theories, and environmental criminology theories—provide you with a concise explanation on why people commit crimes and how to prevent them in the modern world. An in-depth view of three particularly challenging problems and policy issues—terrorism, the mentally ill population, and illegal immigration—demonstrate how today’s society and the criminal justice system are affected by these issues and what can be done to address the problems. New examples and case studies of ethical dilemmas illustrate today's climate of distrust, dissension, and dysfunction to encourage you to think critically about what is considered “ethical”. New video interviews with criminal justice professionals offer you career advice, provide you with insights into a variety of career paths, and discuss challenges and misconceptions of each profession.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Joseph J. Senna,Larry J. Siegel
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0534523641
Release: 2001
Editor: Unknown

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The Essentials of Criminal Justice

The Essentials of Criminal Justice
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1305934504
Release: 2016
Editor: Unknown

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Essential Criminal Law

Essential Criminal Law
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Author: Matthew Lippman
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781544355962
Release: 2019-07-17
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Essential Criminal Law provides a highly accessible introduction to U.S. criminal law that helps students, including those with no prior exposure to case law, build their legal reasoning skills. Drawing from more than 30 years of teaching experience, best-selling author Matthew Lippman guides readers through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses, along with approachable case analyses. The Third Edition keep readers up to date with coverage of timely topics and the most current developments in criminal law and public policy.

Essentials of Criminal Law

Essentials of Criminal Law
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Author: Neil C. Chamelin,Andrew Thomas
Pages: 300
ISBN: 0135110572
Release: 2011-10
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL LAW, 11/e is an easy-to-read, clear, and comprehensive introduction to criminal law for criminal justice majors and non-majors at all levels. Avoiding overly complex issues, it explains key principles through real-world examples, so they can be easily and quickly understood. Thoroughly reviewed and revised for even greater clarity and relevance, this edition contains multiple examples from drawn from The American Law Institute's Model Penal Code. Even more than previous editions, it goes beyond a pure “law enforcement” orientation, offering a broader and more all-encompassing approach to criminal law. This edition also contains extensive updates to reflect the latest changes in statutory and case law; notably, revisions related to narcotics law, juvenile offenses, forgery and counterfeiting.