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Criminal Justice: Brief Edition

 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice: Brief Edition
Author: Jay S. Albanese
ISBN 13: 9780205318117
ISBN 10: 205318118
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2000-10-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 441
List Price: $145.40
 
 

This textbook covers the basics of the study of criminal justice. Chapters address the nature and causes of crime, the definition and measurement of crime, perpetrators and victims, economic and political crimes, criminal law, the justice system, the police and police misconduct, the courts, defense and prosecution, trials and sentencing, jails and prisons, probation and community corrections, contemporary trends, juvenile justice, and comparative criminal law. Special sections focus on statistical data, the portrayal of criminal justice issues in the media, and critical thinking. Albanese teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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This textbook covers the basics of the criminal justice system. Chapters address issues like crime and violence, defining and measuring crime, sophisticated crimes, criminal law, criminal procedure, officers of the law, law enforcement and police behavior, criminal courts, defense and prosecution, trials and sentencing, prisons, and corrections in the community. Albanese teaches at Virginia Commonwealth University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)