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The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual (5th Edition)

The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual (5th Edition)
Author: William A. Johnson Jr. - Richard P. Rettig - Greg
ISBN 13: 9780136093572
ISBN 10: 136093574
Edition: 5
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2010-07-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $77.80

The Criminal Justice Student Writer's Manual, Fifth Edition is designed to help students learn how to research and write in criminal justice and improve their writing skills. Taking a comprehensive approach, it discusses the writing process, the mechanics of writing, the importance of research and how to cite sources. Now expanded to six parts, this edition includes a new chapter on writing probation and parole reports. Combining both guidelines and samples, it prepares students to write a variety of criminal justice papers, from condensed presentations to complex reports. Some new features include:

  • A new section on paragraph development

  • Updated information on the American Sociological Association’s Style Guide

  • Updated information on the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association–

  • Expanded section on avoiding plagiarism

  • Expanded section on Criminal Justice information on the World Wide Web


MARKET: Students or professionals needing a resource on writing reaction papers, article critiques, police reports, agency case studies, and policy analysis papers.