Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action


  • Release: 2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 419 page
  • ISBN: 0534574564
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An engaging text/CD-ROM package with many features designed to spark student interest. Coverage progresses from measuring and explaining crime through policing, prisons, and the juvenile justice system. Boxed readings deal with criminal justice in action, criminal justice and technology, and popular culture, and offer first-person accounts of crimi

Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action


  • Release: 2000-09
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 448 page
  • ISBN: 0534574637
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The first introduction to criminal justice book developed from the ground up according to professor and student needs. This core version offers all of the benefits of the larger CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION (copyright 2000), but is a manageable 400-page paperback book with an attractive price. Using feedback from over 100 reviewers and over 400 survey respondents, Gaines/Kaune/Miller have written a book that provides everything the introductory level student needs to know using a framework of up-to-the-minute examples of policy and applications from today's news. Offering cutting-edge research combined with accessible discussions of theory, this text creates a foundation for the student without being overwhelming. With a special focus on careers, the text helps student make informed decisions about issues within the criminal justice system as well as make informed career choices.

Criminal Justice in Action

Criminal Justice in Action


  • Release: 2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 714 page
  • ISBN: 0534568084
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The first introduction to criminal justice book developed from the ground up according to professor and student needs. Using feedback from over 100 reviewers and over 400 survey respondents, Gaines/Kaune/Miller have written a book that provides everything the introductory level student needs to know using a framework of up-to-the-minute examples of policy and applications from today's news. Cutting-edge research combined with accessible discussions of theory create a foundation for the student without being overwhelming. With a special focus on careers, the student will not only be able to make informed decisions about issues within the criminal justice system but will also make informed career choices.

Criminal Justice in Action  The Core

Criminal Justice in Action The Core


  • Release: 2015-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 528 page
  • ISBN: 9781305446113
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Concise, career focused, and completely up to date, the exciting new CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 8th Edition, delivers an accessible, applied, and real-world introduction to the field. Gripping photos and an engaging magazine-like layout make this succinct text ideal for a fast-paced course and visual learners. The text presents topics and cases straight from today's headlines, putting students in the center of the action with vivid, relatable examples that demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. Reflecting reviewer feedback, the text combines just the right depth of coverage with a wealth of learning tools that appeal to a variety of learning styles. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Action Research in Criminal Justice

Action Research in Criminal Justice


  • Release: 2017-09-14
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 210 page
  • ISBN: 9781317310082
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To understand how people experience justice and security is a challenging task in times of unrest, marked by growing perceptions of insecurity, discrimination and uncertainty. The European project ALTERNATIVE aimed to understand justice and security experiences related to conflicts in intercultural settings, when citizens are given the means to actively contribute to these processes. This book relates how the project was set up as an action research through the concrete description of four action sites: social housing estates in Vienna, Austria; a small community in Hungary with a Roma population; three border towns in Serbia; and three communities in Northern Ireland. These four sites have been compared through an innovative methodology, which leads to a deeper understanding of the impact of participatory and restorative justice oriented processes, and - in a more general way - of what action research may entail in the criminological field. Bringing together researchers and case studies from around Europe, this book examines the scientific potential of action research as a methodology in criminal justice settings. This book is one of two volumes resulting from the work by a group of researchers in six European countries having cooperated intensively during four years in ALTERNATIVE, an action research project funded under the EU Seventh Framework Programme.

International Practices of Criminal Justice

International Practices of Criminal Justice


  • Release: 2017-11-06
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 282 page
  • ISBN: 9781351384629
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International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives examines the practitioners, practices, and institutions that are transforming the relationship between criminal justice and international governance. The book links two dimensions of international criminal justice, by analyzing the fields of international criminal law and international police cooperation. Although often thought of separately, each of these fields presents criminal justice as a governance method for resolving international challenges and crises. By focusing on examples from international criminal tribunals, transitional justice, transnational crime, and transnational policing and prosecution, the contributors to this collection all examine how criminal justice is unmoored from the state, while also attending to the struggles and challenges that emerge when criminal justice is used as a form of international action. International Practices of Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Perspectives breaks new ground in criminology, international legal studies and the sociology of law, and will be of interest to students, scholars, and practitioners across a wide array of fields in criminal justice, international law, and international governance.

Criminal Justice Policy

Criminal Justice Policy


  • Release: 2013-10-15
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 448 page
  • ISBN: 9781483322711
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Criminal Justice Policy provides a thematic overview of criminal justice policy and its relationship to the American criminal justice system. Scholars, practitioners, and politicians continually debate the value of these policies in their evaluations of the current system. As the nature of this subject involves a host of issues (including politics, public sentiment, research, and practice), the authors expertly highlight these concerns on criminal justice policy and address the implications for the overall system and society at large. This text is organized into three parts: Foundations of criminal justice policy focuses on the role of politics, best practices, and street level bureaucracy in criminal justice policy. Criminal justice policy in action provides an analysis of fifteen different policy issues in criminal justice, such as immigration, drugs, mental health and capital punishment. Each section begins with a basic summary of the policy, accompanied by a brief synopsis of the framing issues. This brief, but informative summary, draws students’ attention to essential concepts and ideas, provides a roadmap for what they can expect to learn, and ensures continuity throughout the text. The text concludes with a discussion about the future directions of criminal justice policy.

Out of Control Criminal Justice

Out of Control Criminal Justice


  • Release: 2017-09-28
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 300 page
  • ISBN: 9781107161696
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This book shows how to reduce out-of-control criminal justice and create greater public safety, justice, and accountability at less cost.

Criminal Justice Policy and Planning

Criminal Justice Policy and Planning


  • Release: 2016-03-31
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 282 page
  • ISBN: 9781317271550
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Unlike other textbooks on the subject, Criminal Justice Policy and Planning: Planned Change, Fifth Edition, presents a comprehensive and structured account of the process of administering planned change in the criminal justice system. Welsh and Harris detail a simple yet sophisticated seven-stage model, which offers students and practitioners a full account of program and policy development from beginning to end. The authors thoughtfully discuss the steps: analyzing a problem; setting goals and objectives; designing the program or policy; action planning; implementing and monitoring; evaluating outcomes; and reassessing and reviewing. Within these steps, students focus on performing essential procedures, such as conducting a systems analysis, specifying an impact model, identifying target populations, making cost projections, collecting monitoring data, and performing evaluations. In reviewing these steps and procedures, students can develop a full appreciation for the challenges inherent in the process and understand the tools that they require to meet those challenges. To provide for a greater understanding of the material, the text uses a wide array of real-life case studies and examples of programs and policies. Examples include policies such as Restorative Justice, Justice Reinvestment, Stop-and-Frisk, and the Brady Act, and programs such as drug courts, community-based violence prevention, and halfway houses. By examining the successes and failures of various innovations, the authors demonstrate both the ability of rational planning to make successful improvements and the tendency of unplanned change to result in undesirable outcomes. The result is a powerful argument for the use of logic, deliberation, and collaboration in criminal justice innovations.

Criminal Justice Theory

Criminal Justice Theory


  • Release: 2015-02-11
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 482 page
  • ISBN: 9781134706181
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Criminal Justice Theory, Second Edition is the first and only text, edited by U.S. criminal justice educators, on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice, not criminological theory. This new edition includes entirely new chapters as well as revisions to all others, with an eye to accessibility and coherence for upper division undergraduate and beginning graduate students in the field.