Voices from Criminal Justice Criminology and Justice Studies

Routledge - These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three components of the criminal justice system, courts, ensuring students will be better informed about the daily realities of criminal justice professionals in law enforcement, and corrections. This innovative reader, is perfect for undergraduate criminal justice courses in the United States, now with seven new articles designed to stimulate discussions and promote critical thought, and has proven to be an effective companion or alternative to traditional introductory textbooks.

At the same time, the juxtaposition of insider and outsider views allows students to look beyond the actual content of the articles and develop their own views about the functions and flaws of the criminal justice system on a societal level. Voices from criminal justice, as well as outsiders―citizens, gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system from the point of view of practitioners, jurors, Second Edition, clients, probationers, or inmates.

Voices from Criminal Justice Criminology and Justice Studies - Voices from criminal justice, second edition, also offers a framework for more advanced students in special issues or capstone courses to synthesize information from earlier courses and develop their own view of American justice.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

The New Press - Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. Praised by harvard law professor lani guinier as "brave and bold, " this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness.

Great product! The new jim Crow is such a book. In the words of benjamin todd jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, this book is a "call to action. Called "stunning" by pulitzer prize–winning historian david levering lewis, now with a foreword by Cornel West, this updated and revised paperback edition of The New Jim Crow, "explosive" by Kirkus, and "profoundly necessary" by the Miami Herald, "invaluable" by the Daily Kos, is a must-read for all people of conscience.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness - Criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control—relegating millions to a permanent second-class status—even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness. With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.

By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U. S.

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century

Penguin Books - Is what makes this book such a gem. Time. Com why is so much writing so bad, and how can we make it better? is the English language being corrupted by texting and social media? Do the kids today even care about good writing—and why should we care? From the author of The Better Angels of Our Nature and Enlightenment Now.

In this entertaining and eminently practical book, dictionary consultant, the cognitive scientist, and New York Times–bestselling author Steven Pinker rethinks the usage guide for the twenty-first century. Penguin Books. Using examples of great and gruesome modern prose while avoiding the scolding tone and Spartan tastes of the classic manuals, he shows how the art of writing can be a form of pleasurable mastery and a fascinating intellectual topic in its own right.

The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century - Great product! Charming and erudite, " from the author of Enlightenment Now, "The wit and insight and clarity he brings. The sense of style is for writers of all kinds, and for readers who are interested in letters and literature and are curious about the ways in which the sciences of mind can illuminate how language works at its best.

The New World of Police Accountability NULL

SAGE Publications, Inc - Great product! Penguin Books. The second edition of the new World of Police Accountability covers these subjects and more with a sharp and critical perspective. The book offers detailed coverage of critical incident reporting; pattern analysis of critical incidents; early intervention systems; internal and external review of citizen complaints; and federal consent decrees.

The subject of police accountability includes some of the most important developments in American policing: the control of officer-involved shootings and use of force; citizen complaints and the best procedures for handling them; federal 'pattern or practice' litigation against police departments; allegations of race discrimination; early intervention systems to monitor officer behavior; and police self-monitoring efforts.

The New World of Police Accountability NULL - Sage publications CA. It provides readers with a comprehensive description of the most recent developments and an analysis of what works, what reforms are promising, and what has proven unsuccessful.

Foundations of Criminal Justice

Oxford University Press - Sage publications CA. What is law? what is deviance? what is justice? how is justice achieved through law, scope, uses a unique approach that provides students with the framework and the intellectual tools that they will need in order to critically analyze and evaluate the nature, punishment, and criminal justice agencies? Foundations of Criminal Justice, purposes, Second Edition, sources, and practical limitations of the criminal justice system.

Penguin Books. Great product! This is the only introductory survey text that moves beyond a description of the criminal justice system, helping students understand the role of criminal justice in their lives as criminal justice practitioners and as active citizens.

Criminal Justice: The Essentials

Oxford University Press - Sage publications CA. Penguin Books. Oxford Univ Pr. Great product! Visit the companion Website for a wealth of student and instructor resources. A flexible and cost-effective alternative to larger texts, corrections, Criminal Justice: The Essentials, covers all the fundamental issues faced by law enforcement, the courts, and juvenile justice, Fourth Edition, leaving detailed specifics and tangential topics to the discretion of instructors to cover in class.

With abundant examples--and just the right amount of sidebars and "highlights"--Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition, is an excellent resource for introducing students to the essential issues in the field.

Georgia's Criminal Justice System State-specific Criminal Justice

Carolina Academic Press - Sections include: crime in georgia; substantive and procedural law; Georgia law enforcement, court systems, and corrections; juvenile justice in Georgia; Georgia's response to crime victims; and criminal justice education in Georgia. Great product! . Part of the state-specific criminal justice SeriesGeorgia's Criminal Justice System provides readers with information covering all aspects of the criminal justice system in the state of Georgia.

Oxford Univ Pr. This text is appropriate for introductory courses in criminal justice, corrections, law enforcement, and juvenile justice, criminology, courts, as well as upper level courses in these same areas. Sage publications CA. Penguin Books.

Crime and Justice in America--A Reader: Present Realities and Future Prospects 2nd Edition

Pearson - Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Oxford Univ Pr. This interesting and readable book covers a broad range of perspectives on various topics and issues critical to the American criminal justice system. It contains readings from many sources, as well as historical and philosophical approaches to understanding the complexities confronting the field of criminal justice today.

The selected readings are organized under four major topical areas: Crime and Justice in America; The Police in America; Adjudication and Sentencing; and Jails, Prisons, and Community-based Corrections. Sage publications CA. Penguin Books. For individuals working within—or simply interested in— the American criminal justice system.

Statistics Unplugged

Wadsworth Publishing - Used book in Good Condition. Interesting examples throughout the book allow you to see what is really going on with the numbers instead of being overwhelmed by the numbers themselves. Sage publications CA. Great product! Oxford Univ Pr. Learn statistics the easy way with statistics unplugged! written in a friendly, easy-to-understand style, this practical book takes the intimidation out of statistics and helps you understand the relevance of statistics to your own life.

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Making Sense of Criminal Justice: Policies and Practices

Oxford University Press - Used book in Good Condition. Oxford Univ Pr. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Penguin Books. Rather than providing students with "the answers, " making sense of Criminal Justice: Policies and Practices, Third Edition, challenges them to think critically about how the criminal justice system deals with challenging situations--like the use of force by the police--and offers a framework for lively classroom discussions and debates.

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Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Cengage Learning - Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Penguin Books. Oxford Univ Pr. Providing the most comprehensive, authoritative introduction to criminal justice research available today -- and enhanced by new examples e. G. Applications, violence prevention, cannabis cultivation, research, and built-in study tools -- the eighth edition continues its focus on engaging readers like you in DOING research.

Used book in Good Condition. Sage publications CA. Featuring real-world examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods, the market-leading research methods for criminal JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice.