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This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 15th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. This approach challenges students to ask important questions and recognize contemporary problems as the means to build their understanding of the system’s components and stages as well as its human consequences and policy challenges. The text offers a comprehensive introduction to the field with solid scholarship and approachable writing, and holds student attention with current, compelling events and cases. The combination of these elements helps prepare students to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2016
File: 800 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305886919

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This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the meaning of justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Examining criminal justice through an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 13th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science, and challenges students to balance the mechanics of the system with its human components. The text presents a relevant introduction to the field with solid scholarship and approachable writing, and holds student attention with current, compelling events and cases. The combination of these elements helps prepare students to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: George Cole
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-01-21
File: 800 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285225449

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This guide includes a variety of pedagogical aids to help you master the course material, whatever your learning style. You'll find learning objectives, chapter outlines and summaries, definitions of major terms and figures, and self-tests--featuring questions correlated to the learning objectives, and answers so you can gauge your understanding.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2012-02-02
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 0840030878

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Cole, Smith, and DeJong’s CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Seventh Edition, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this dynamic field while helping you excel in your course with the support of proven, integrated study tools. In this engaging, reader-friendly book, you’ll learn about new career opportunities in criminal justice and read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You’ll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today--and shaping its future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: George Cole
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2013
File: 560 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285545080

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The criminal justice system, with its complex policies and procedures and its focus on deterrence, punishment, and rehabilitation, can be a difficult system to understand. Social Work Practice in the Criminal Justice System presents an overview of the criminal justice system, exploring the network of systems which comprise it. Integrating social work values and a commitment to social justice, this textbook explores how social workers can practice to address social problems within the criminal justice system and promotes the development of knowledge, skills and critical reflection in this increasingly important area of practice. In addition to covering the four key areas for social work practice – law enforcement, courts, corrections, and legislation – it covers: Alternative programs and services Special populations – such as juveniles, women and sex offenders Special topics – such as reoffending, wrongful conviction and racial disparities The application of evidence-based practice principles in criminal justice. Looking at the challenges and opportunities of social work practice in the criminal justice system, this is the ideal text for social work instructors, students and practitioners working with or within the criminal justice system. Each chapter includes a summary of social work practice implications, key terms, and suggested further reading.

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Genre: Law
Author: George T. Patterson
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2013-07-03
File: 222 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781136342424

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A searing and entertaining manifesto on the ills of the criminal justice system from two of America’s most prominent defense attorneys. From the rise of the Internet and the 24-hour news cycle to the television ratings bonanza of the O.J. Simpson trial, a perfect storm of media coverage has given the public an unprecedented look inside the courtroom, kicking off popular courtroom shows and TV legal commentary that further illuminate how the criminal justice system operates. Or has it? In Mistrial, Mark Geragos and Pat Harris debunk the myths of judges as Solomon-like figures, jurors as impartial arbiters of the truth, and prosecutors as super-ethical heroes. Mistrial draws the curtain on the court’s ugly realities—from stealth jurors who secretly swing for a conviction, to cops who regularly lie on the witness stand, to defense attorneys terrified of going to trial. Ultimately, the authors question whether a justice system model drawn up two centuries ago before blogs and television is still viable today. In the aftermath of recent high-profile cases, the flaws in America’s justice system are more glaring than ever. Geragos and Harris are legal experts and prominent criminal defense attorneys who have worked on everything from celebrity media-circuses—having represented clients like Michael Jackson, Winona Ryder, Scott Peterson, Chris Brown, Susan MacDougal, and Gary Condit—to equally compelling cases defending individuals desperate to avoid the spotlight. Shining unprecedented light on what really goes on in the courtroom, Mistrial is an enjoyable, fun look at a system that rarely lets you see behind the scenes.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Mark Geragos
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2013-04-11
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781101595015

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Genre: Law
Author: John W. Silva
Publisher: Ardent Media
Release: 1973
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: 0842202234

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Provides a comprehensive, readable overview of how criminal justice actually works in the United States, and what makes US procedures distinctive and important.

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Genre: Law
Author: Frederick T. Davis
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2019-07-31
File: 170 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781108493208

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This critical yet honest appraisal of our criminal justice system addresses its strengths and its flaws—and makes recommendations for improvement. * Provides an extensive bibliography including books, journal articles, newspaper accounts, and government documents * Includes a chronology

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Genre: Law
Author: Gerhard Falk
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release: 2010
File: 250 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780313383472

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Counseling Criminal Justice Offenders, Second Edition offers individuals a practical preparation for communicating with offenders. Recognising that individuals who counsel offenders in the criminal justice system often have not had the extensive training of a licensed psychologist. This book gives essential information, proven systems that have stood the test of time in American prisons and appropriate and effective counsellor attitudes.

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Genre: Psychology
Author: Ruth E. Masters
Publisher: SAGE
Release: 2003-09-19
File: 280 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780761929345

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