Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: A Sociological View

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Jan 28, 2011 - Law - 606 pages
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The criminal justice system is a key social institution pertinent to the lives of citizens everywhere. Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: A Sociological View, Second Edition provides a unique social context to explore and explain the nature, impact, and significance of the criminal justice system in everyday life. This introductory text examines important sociological issues including class, race, and gender inequality, social control, and organizational structure and function.
  

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Contents

Part 2 Crime and Victimization
27
Part 3 Law Enforcement
191
Part 4 Courts and Sentencing
309
Part 5 Punishment and Corrections
425
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