Introduction to Criminal Justice
West/Wadsworth, 1999 - Criminal justice, Administration of - 658 pages
In this text, author team Senna and Siegel aim to communicate difficult theoretical information in a balanced and thorough manner. This book is comprehensive but approachable. It provides citations and a presentation of legal issues, and also focuses on the portrayal of the criminal justice system by the media and how our opinions of the system are shaped by media.
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The Nature of Crime
HE CONCEPT OF CRIHIMAL JUSTICE 5
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