Juvenile Justice: The System, Process and Law

Author: Rolando del Carmen,Chad Trulson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534521584

Category: Social Science

Page: 480

View: 7180

Like no other text on the market, JUVENILE JUSTICE: SYSTEM, PROCESS, AND LAW provides a balanced engaging and detailed look at real juvenile justice-the system, the process, and the law. Written by two authorities on the subject, del Carmen and Trulson’s new text is organized by the logical and chronological sequencing of the process, making it easier for students to understand and remember, and helping them differentiate the juvenile justice system from the adult criminal justice system. Based on the authors’ many years of hands-on, practical experience in the field, the text includes a wealth of interesting narrative illustrations that provide students with a realistic picture of the juvenile justice system. JUVENILE JUSTICE clearly and effectively introduces students to the various phases and complex nuances of juvenile law as they relate to the juvenile justice system, process, policy, and theory. 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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Corrections Today

Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514853

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 2298

CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition, is a briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts, ideal for instructors who are looking for course materials that present numerous real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and coverage of the latest insights into restorative justice, recidivism, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. 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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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305969766

Category: Education

Page: 736

View: 870

One of the few bestselling introductory criminal justice texts written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. Now in its sixteenth edition and known for its authoritative, solidly researched content, Siegel and Worrall's text delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice. Extremely student friendly, the text's balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field. Crisp writing, complemented by vivid illustrations, deftly guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. The book also includes an emphasis on today's criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs. 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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Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment: Strategies For Self-Improvement and Change, Pathways to Responsible Living

The Participant's Workbook

Author: Kenneth W. Wanberg,Harvey B. Milkman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412905915

Category: Psychology

Page: 302

View: 5677

The accompanying ParticipantÆs Workbook to the SSC is written to engage clients and encourage active participation in treatment and responsible living. Phase I: Challenge to Change: Building Knowledge and Skills for Responsible Living Phase II: Commitment to Change: Strengthening Skills for Self-Improvement, Change, and Responsible Living Phase III: Taking Ownership of Change: Lifestyle Balance and Healthy Living
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Child Abuse and Neglect

Guidelines for Identification, Assessment, and Case Management

Author: Marilyn Strachan Peterson,Michael Durfee,Kevin Coulter

Publisher: Volcano Press

ISBN: 9781884244216

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 370

View: 5740

This book written for multidisciplinary child protection teams and presents guidelines for identification, assessment and case management on various forms of child maltreatment.
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When Cultures Clash

Strategies for Strengthened Police-community Relations

Author: Daniel P. Carlson

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780131137974

Category: Political Science

Page: 162

View: 1837

Described as a "must read" for police officers and prospective candidates for law enforcement, this book invites readers to step back and examine their views and attitudes from a different perspective. In the process of defining and discussing the cultural underpinnings of the criminal justice community, the author addresses topics of special importance including sources of tension in police-citizen interactions; the challenges of law enforcement in a democratic society; policing as a "noble" profession; and police-community relations in a "Post 9/11 " environment. FEATURES A writing style reflective of the author's experience as a police practitioner and educator Examines the role and expectation of policing from both the citizen and officer perspective In-depth discussion of out-of-control subcultures; corruption and racial profiling Examines the role of the leader in the development and management of a police culture Outlines a range of strategies for strengthening police-citizen relationships Abundant examples from the "real" world of policing Proposes a set of "Core Values" characteristic of professional policing Each chapter opens with a set of "Guideposts" to help the reader focus on key issues Discussion questions to provoke further examination of key issues
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Essential Criminal Law

Author: Matthew Lippman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506356168

Category: Social Science

Page: 440

View: 2214

Essential Criminal Law, Second Edition equips students with a foundational and practical understanding of criminal law in the United States, as well as encourages strong legal reasoning skills for students with no prior exposure to case law. Award-winning professor and bestselling author Matthew Lippman guides students through the complexities of the legal system using thought-provoking examples of real-life crimes and legal defenses, along with highly approachable case analyses. Updated with the most current developments in criminal law and public policy, the Second Edition takes students beyond the classroom and prepares them to apply criminal law in today’s legal world.
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Immigration and the Law

Race, Citizenship, and Social Control

Author: Sofía Espinoza Álvarez,Martin Guevara Urbina

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 0816538123

Category: Social Science

Page: 376

View: 748

In the era of globalization, shifting political landscapes, and transnational criminal organizations, discourse around immigration is reaching unprecedented levels. Immigration and the Law is a timely and significant volume of essays that addresses the social, political, and economic contexts of migration in the United States. The contributors analyze the historical and contemporary landscapes of immigration laws, their enforcement, and the discourse surrounding these events, as well as the mechanisms, beliefs, and ideologies that govern them. In today’s highly charged atmosphere, Immigration and the Law gives readers a grounded and broad overview of U.S. immigration law in a single book. Encompassing issues such as shifting demographics, a changing criminal justice system, and volatile political climate, the book is critically significant for academic, political, legal, and social arenas. The contributors offer sound evidence to expose the historical legacy of violence, brutality, manipulation, oppression, marginalization, prejudice, discrimination, power, and control. Demystifying the ways that current ideas of ethnicity, race, gender, and class govern immigration and uphold the functioning and legitimacy of the criminal justice system, Immigration and the Law presents a variety of studies and perspectives that offer a pathway toward addressing long-neglected but vital topics in the discourse on immigration and the law. Contributors Sofía Espinoza Álvarez Steven W. Bender Leo R. Chávez Arnoldo De León Daniel Justino Delgado Roxanne Lynn Doty Brenda I. Gill Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz Peter Laufer Lupe S. Salinas Mary C. Sengstock Martin Guevara Urbina Claudio G. Vera Sánchez
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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Keith N Haley,Robert M Bohm

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780077860509

Category: Law

Page: 592

View: 7076

Introduction to Criminal Justice, Ninth Edition, provides a comprehensive study of the criminal justice system. The book opens with a discussion on the fundamentals of criminal justice, focusing on crime and the criminal law, and progresses through detailed analysis of the major components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, the administration of justice, and corrections. An entire chapter is devoted to the juvenile justice system. Authors Robert M. Bohm and Keith N. Haley, experts on the subject with nearly 100 years of experience between them as both practitioners and teachers, present criminal justice students with an engaging narrative that encourages them to think critically about the subject. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. Digital • Connect®—The Connect Suite effectively engages students in the course so they are better prepared for class, more active in discussion, and achieve better results. Its innovative and adaptive technology addresses a wide variety of student and instructor needs with a rich database of assignable and assessable activities, each attached to learning objectives. Connect, part of the Connect suite, is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that features a number of powerful tools that make managing assignments easier for instructors and learning and studying more engaging and efficient for students. •Connect InsightTM—As part of the Connect Suite, InsightTM puts real-time analytics in your hands so you can take action early and keep struggling students from falling behind. Designed for your tablet or desktop computer, Insight is a series of visual displays providing at-a-glance information regarding how your section, students, and assignments are doing. • SmartBook—As part of the Connect Suite, SmartBook is the first and only adaptive reading and learning experience that changes the way students read. It creates a personalized, interactive reading environment like no other by highlighting important concepts, while helping students identify their strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that he or she is focused on the content needed to close specific knowledge gaps, while it simultaneously promotes long term learning. •LearnSmart—As part of the Connect Suite, LearnSmart is an adaptive learning program designed to help students learn faster, study smarter, and retain more knowledge for greater success. Millions of students have answered billions of questions in LearnSmart, making it the most widely used tool that’s proven to strengthen memory recall, retain student attendance, and boost grades.
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Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel,Joseph Senna

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095419

Category: Social Science

Page: 688

View: 7253

Want to get the most out of your introduction to criminal justice course and ace your exams? Let best-selling authors Larry J. Siegel and Joseph J. Senna show you the way in this Eleventh Edition of INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Siegel and Senna take you on an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems. Helping you understand even the most complex concepts and topics, this Eleventh Edition includes plenty of learning tools to guide your study. With a new Careers in Criminal Justice feature in every chapter, interactive online tools, and many real-world criminal justice examples throughout, you will discover the rewards and challenges that criminal justice professionals experience daily. 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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Understanding Social Problems

Author: Linda A. Mooney,David Knox,Caroline Schacht

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856570

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

View: 3767

This thoroughly revised edition of Mooney, Knox, and Schacht's text uses a theoretically balanced, student-centered approach to provide a comprehensive exploration of social problems. UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL PROBLEMS, Tenth Edition, progresses from a micro to macro level of analysis, focusing first on problems related to health care, drugs and alcohols, families, and crime, and then broadening to the larger issues of poverty and inequality, population growth, aging, environmental problems, and conflict around the world. The social problem in each chapter is framed in a global as well as a U.S. context. In addition, the three major theoretical perspectives are applied to the problem under discussion, and its consequences -- as well as alternative solutions -- are explored. Pedagogical features such as The Human Side and Self and Society enable students to grasp how social problems affect the lives of individuals and apply their understanding of social problems to their own lives. 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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An Invitation to Health, Brief Edition

Author: Dianne Hales

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495111643

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 1060

You can learn it and live it with AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: BRIEF, Fifth Edition, the vivid and fascinating text that introduces you to research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Full of visual spark and written to encourage behavior change, this text's clear and engaging writing style, addresses the issues related to health and wellness that affect college students now as well as the issues that you'll face in their future. You'll explore a broad range of topics, research, and examples that resonate with college life, and you'll learn the importance of changing poor behaviors-and how to go about changing those behaviors for good. With AN INVITATION TO HEALTH and its practical information that you can use now, you'll quickly learn to assess and change your own behaviors and apply your new knowledge to your life. 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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Criminology: Theories, Patterns and Typologies

Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514918

Category: Education

Page: 640

View: 5220

The bestselling text on the market -- now in its thirteenth edition -- CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available. In addition to its unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, the text is unrivaled in its strong research base and currency. The chapters in Part Three (Crime Typologies) cover some of the hottest issues in the field today: ISIL and terrorism, mass shootings, green crime, transnational crime, and cybercrime. Packed with real-world illustrations, the thirteenth edition is completely updated and includes cutting-edge seminal research, up-to-the-minute policy, newsworthy examples, and hundreds of new references. Renowned for his unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies, Dr. Siegel encourages students to weigh the evidence and form their own conclusions. 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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Corrections

Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America

Author: John T. Whitehead,Kimberly D. Dodson,Bradley D. Edwards

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1437734987

Category: Law

Page: 392

View: 7979

Corrections: Exploring Crime, Punishment, and Justice in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced account of the issues facing the field so that readers can arrive at informed opinions regarding the process of corrections in America. The third edition introduces new content and fully updated information on America’s correctional system in a lively, colorful, readable textbook Increased emphasis on evidence-based decisionmaking in corrections New author team, new title, and more engaging and reader-friendly content Highly visual full-color interior at a very affordable price point A completely new chapter brings together all aspects of correctional administration
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Essentials of Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495810991

Category: Social Science

Page: 624

View: 433

Siegel’s bestselling brief introduction to the criminal justice system provides students with thorough, objective coverage of all the latest research in the field, cutting-edge topical and case discussions, and the richest examination of career options ever. The Seventh Edition is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel’s authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. This brief text is perfectly tailored to meet the needs of today’s students with the help of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique new RealityCheck theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class as a result of what they see on television or the Internet. 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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Criminal Justice in America

Author: George F. Cole,Christopher E. Smith,Christina DeJong

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337514888

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 4955

This concise introductory criminal justice text uses an interdisciplinary approach to introduce students to the field's foundations and individual components, as well as to many contemporary controversies in the justice system. Through the use of current issues, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals. Created as an alternative to more encyclopedic introductory texts, this reader-friendly bestseller incorporates ideas, themes, and theories from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Ninth Edition, teaches students to become better citizens by helping them think critically about what justice means in our society and how individuals can play a role in defining that meaning. 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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Criminology: The Core

Author: Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337670537

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 7868

It's no mystery why Larry Siegel remains THE best-selling author in Criminal Justice. Professor Siegel is known for presenting real-life stories of crime, criminals and the hottest debates in the field, and CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, 7th Edition, doesn't disappoint. This four-color paperback is concise and affordable. Real-world material clarifies concepts and theories, equipping students with a solid foundation in modern criminology. Grounded in Siegel's signature style--cutting-edge theory plus meticulous research--the book covers all sides of an issue without taking a political or theoretical position and provides a broad view of the field's interdisciplinary nature. This edition includes the latest insights into political crime; terrorism (e.g., ISIS); white-collar, blue-collar and green-collar crime; cybercrime; transnational crime (e.g. human trafficking) and many other topics. 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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Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

Author: G. Tyler Miller,Scott Spoolman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133169546

Category: Science

Page: 800

View: 2558

Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environment. Co-authors G. Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman inspire students to take a positive approach toward finding and implementing useful environmental solutions in their own lives and in their careers. Updated with the most up-to-date information, art, and Good News examples, the text engages and motivates students with vivid case studies and hands-on quantitative exercises. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Overall, by framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. 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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Criminal Justice in Action

Author: Larry Gaines,Roger Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495093424

Category: Social Science

Page: 672

View: 5415

Vivid, visual, current, and featuring the newest CJ careers--every chapter of this text is a multimedia-linked study center! This best-selling text offers students a clear and practical overview of the criminal justice system by combining cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory and up-to-the-minute examples of policy and application from today’s news. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is visible in their coverage of contemporary topics, such as cyber crime and terrorism, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of technology. Also, Criminal Justice in Action can be packaged with interactive learning aids such as the new Criminal JusticeNowTM--a Web-based, intelligent study system and JoinInTM content for Response Systems tailored to the text. 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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Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

Author: Rolando V. del Carmen,Craig Hemmens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305577361

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 1561

Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives readers a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging readers down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. 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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