Criminal Justice in Action: The Core
Introduce students to the real world of criminal justice with CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 5th Edition, the most exciting, accessible and applied introduction to the field available today. Ideal for your fast-paced course, this brief paperback with its engaging magazine-like layout places students in the center of the action using vivid, up-to-the-minute stories and case studies to demonstrate the bedrock principles of the American justice system at work. With a strengthened focus on critical thinking, the fifth edition provides learning objectives, self-assessment tools and a multimedia study center so students can get the most out of the text. And for students pursuing a degree, the text provides a wealth of information on the field's latest career options. Combining the practical experience of Larry K. Gaines and Roger Miller's legal expertise with invaluable feedback from more than 100 reviewers and survey respondents, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 5e is organized and designed from the ground up to meet instructors' needs.
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Preface to the Fifth Edition
Criminal Justice Today
Causes of Crime
Defining and Measuring Crime
Inside Criminal Law
Law Enforcement Today
Challenges to Effective Policing
Police and the Constitution
Probation and Community Corrections
Prisons and Jails
Behind Bars The Life of an Inmate
The Juvenile Justice System
Homeland Security and the Future of Criminal Justice
The Constitution of the United States
You Be the Judge The Courts Actual Decisions
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