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Crime and Justice in America--A Reader: Present Realities and Future Prospects (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Crime and Justice in America--A Reader: Present Realities and Future Prospects (2nd Edition)
Author: Wilson R. Palacios - Paul F. Cromwell - Roger G Du
ISBN 13: 9780130911056
ISBN 10: 130911054
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-04-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $114.80
 
 

This interesting and readable book covers a broad range of perspectives on various topics and issues critical to the American criminal justice system. It contains readings from many sources, as well as historical and philosophical approaches to understanding the complexities confronting the field of criminal justice today.

The selected readings are organized under four major topical areas: Crime and Justice in America; The Police in America; Adjudication and Sentencing; and Jails, Prisons, and Community-based Corrections.

For individuals working within—or simply interested in— the American criminal justice system.