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Ethics in the Criminal Justice System explores ideas and information in and around ethical decision making as it pertains to criminal justice. As an edited volume, Ethics in the Criminal Justice System features contributing authors who have provided a varied and challenging palette of offerings from pure philosophy to common sense practical professional advice.
Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as new topics not found in any of the competing books in the marketplace. This text presents a traditional and brief overview of the history of gangs. It also includes four areas not extensively covered in other textbooks: Gangs and Corrections, Gangs and Law Enforcement, Gangs and The Law, and Gangs and The Media.
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as:
Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.
Author(s): Craig Harter
Fundamental Concepts in Criminal Justice is an introductory textbook that provides students with a vast amount of subject matter that is both relevant and foundational to the criminal justice discipline. These topics include, but are not limited to the following areas: Evolution of Crime and Punishment; Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice; Criminal Law; Criminal Procedure; Courts and the Judiciary; and Juvenile Justice.
Author(s): Robert Aberle
The Administration of Justice: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System in America, Fifth Edition is a comprehensive overview of Criminal Justice that is presented in a clear and understandable format. The text is designed to meet the needs of those students who are seeking to get a broad overview of the American Criminal Justice System as an elective to meet general education requirements for other disciplines, as well as the foundation for those students planning to major in criminal justice studies.