Introduction to Criminal Justice
'Introduction to Criminal Justice' explores the past, present, and future operation of criminal justice in the United States. It also provides the contextual basis for a critical understanding of criminal justice in the United States by examining (1) the nature of crime and its consequences, (2) theories of crime and delinquency causation, and (3) criminal law and its application. A separate chapter is devoted to juvenile justice.
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Crime in the United States
The Costs of Criminal Justice
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