9780135186268

Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9780135186268

  • ISBN 10:

    0135186269

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2019
  • Publisher: PEARSON

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Summary

For introductory courses in criminal justice.

The gold standard for criminal justice texts
Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction examines crime in the US with a focus on police, courts, and corrections. Students contemplate the fine line separating freedom from security, and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system. A wealth of Internet resources along with author tweets (@schmalleger) build on central ideas in the text, while keeping pace with changes in a continually changing field. Emphasizing the need for systemic change, the 13th edition includes revised coverage of large-scale crimes pervasive in the US, as well as policing issues and challenges, sentencing guidelines, and state laws redefining the age of criminal responsibility.

Criminal Justice: A Brief Introduction
, 13th Edition
, is also available via Revel , an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

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