Essentials of Criminal Justice

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Author: Larry J. Siegel,John L. Worrall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305887018

Category: Education

Page: 496

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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition, is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. This 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 to be found in a criminal justice text -- all in fewer than 500 pages. The text is ideal for those who want the proven reliability of Siegel and Worrall's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. Impeccable scholarship is made accessible through the use of integrated learning objectives, plentiful visuals, and a unique Reality Check theme designed to disabuse students of the incorrect notions, perceptions, and biases they bring to the class. A unique focus on understanding ethical issues gives students opportunities to grapple with ethical concerns faced by agents of the criminal justice system in their professional lives. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

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Author: Larry Siegel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495553247

Category: Social Science

Page: 528

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Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Sixth Edition! With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, and current real-world examples, this text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

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Author: Lynn Newhart,Joseph J. Senna,Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780495129318

Category: Law

Page: 256

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Thoroughly updated, the Study Guide includes the following elements to help students get the most out of their classroom experience: learning objectives, a chapter summary, key terms and concepts, and a self-test. The self-test consists of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and essay questions.

Essentials of Criminal Justice

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Author: Joseph J. Senna,Larry J. Siegel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780534616496

Category:

Page: 576

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Covering the basics of the criminal justice system with more depth and breadth than any other text, best-selling author Larry Siegel provides students with the most thorough and objective coverage of all the latest scholarship and research in the field. This text is ideal for those who want the proven hallmarks of Siegel's authorship in a shorter, paperback presentation. The "ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE" package now includes cutting edge coverage and thorough integration of technology through a robust companion Web site, to expand students' learning beyond the classroom for real-time access to developments in criminal justice.

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

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Author: Frank E. Hagan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780135121009

Category: Law

Page: 411

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Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field.

Essentials of Criminal Justice, Reprint

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1619067528

Category: Education

Page: 83

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Criminal Justice, Reprint. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essentials of Research Methods for Criminal Justice

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Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1497029511

Category: Education

Page: 25

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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Research Methods for Criminal Justice. In this book, you will learn topics such as Research Design: The Experimental Model and Its Variations, An Introduction to Alternative Data-Gathering Strategies, Sampling and Survey Research: Questionnaires, and Survey Research: Interviews and Telephone Surveys plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essentials of Corrections

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Author: G. Larry Mays,L. Thomas Winfree, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118537300

Category: Social Science

Page: 435

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The fifth edition of this leading “essentials” textbook on corrections has been fully revised and updated to include new international comparative data, and a fresh chapter on prison inmates with special needs. Unrivalled in scope, it offers undergraduates a concise but comprehensive introduction to the subject. Includes textual materials and assignments formulated to encourage students’ critical thinking skills Chapters feature text boxes on key points of correctional theory and on international correctional practice Presented in full color throughout — including extensive photos and graphics Includes stand-alone chapters on careers in corrections, gender and ethnicity issues, and likely future developments in corrections Features invaluable historical context on the evolution of correctional theory and practice Offers a new, comprehensive online Student Study Guide and thoroughly updated and expanded ancillary materials

Essentials of Criminal Justice and Criminology Research

Explanations and Exercises

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Author: James R. Lasley

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780130808998

Category: Law

Page: 191

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This practical book strives to develop its readers into informed consumers of criminal justice-based research. It covers the essentials found in leading criminal justice and criminology research texts, but avoids their lengthy explanations and technical jargon. In their place, Lasley presents clear, to-the-point descriptions and illustrations of the techniques needed to determine the strengths and weaknesses of criminal justice and criminology research.

Smith, Hogan, and Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law

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Author: John Child,David Ormerod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198788681

Category:

Page: 672

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Smith, Hogan, & Ormerod's Essentials of Criminal Law takes students to the heart of this fascinating subject, providing focused, expert coverage alongside a wealth of student-friendly learning features to aid study. It provides an ideal gateway to understanding the dynamic world of criminal law. Dr John Child and Professor David Ormerod QC introduce the field of criminal law to the new undergraduate reader, addressing all the key topics on the LLB. The text does not shy away from complex issues but instead conveys a clear understanding of all offences and principles. Particular attention is paid to considering student assessment, with end of chapter sections offering advice on how to approach essay and problem questions. Short learning and assessment tips are provided throughout the chapters. Online Resource Centre www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/sho/ Each chapter is accompanied by a selection of online resources to support and further student learning, including: DT Multiple choice questions with answer feedback DT A selection of short revision questions with answer guidance DT Two sample examination questions with answer guidance DT Further reading Also on the website you will find: DT A selection of videos from the authors explaining key topics and principles DT Legal updates DT Useful web-links

Essentials of Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Author: Raymond Paternoster,Ronet D. Bachman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506377157

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

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Essentials of Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice helps students understand the vital role that research and statistics play in the study of criminology and criminal justice by showing them how to conduct and interpret statistics in real-world settings with a step-by-step approach to solving problems. This practical, applied approach offers students the fundamentals of descriptive and inferential statistics in a concise and easy-to-understand format—avoiding complicated proofs and discussions of statistical theory. The examples and case studies provide relevant examples for criminology and criminal justice students, and deal with contemporary issues related to crime, corrections, police, and the judicial system. Students will not only learn about the “how to” in statistics, but they will also recognize its importance in today’s criminal justice system.

Essentials of Criminal Law

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Author: Neil C. Chamelin,Andrew Thomas

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135110577

Category: Law

Page: 300

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ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL LAW, 11/e is an easy-to-read, clear, and comprehensive introduction to criminal law for criminal justice majors and non-majors at all levels. Avoiding overly complex issues, it explains key principles through real-world examples, so they can be easily and quickly understood. Thoroughly reviewed and revised for even greater clarity and relevance, this edition contains multiple examples from drawn from The American Law Institute's Model Penal Code. Even more than previous editions, it goes beyond a pure “law enforcement” orientation, offering a broader and more all-encompassing approach to criminal law. This edition also contains extensive updates to reflect the latest changes in statutory and case law; notably, revisions related to narcotics law, juvenile offenses, forgery and counterfeiting.

Essentials of Criminology

A Student-Oriented Approach to Teaching Crime Theory (First Edition)

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Author: Lisa Coole

Publisher: Cognella Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781621319566

Category:

Page: 104

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"The Essentials of Criminology: A Student-Oriented Approach to Teaching Crime Theory" is a readable, relevant overview of criminological theories and their use in understanding, explaining, and responding to crime. It provides foundational knowledge and engages students through real-life examples and scenarios. In contrast to many standard textbooks which tend to overwhelm both instructors and students with dozens of theories, The Essentials of Criminology focuses on select theories, exploring them in depth. Principal categories of theory covered in the text include: Neo-Classical Theories (Crime as a Choice)Structure Theories (Crime as a result of Societal Environment, Values, Stressors, and Subculture) Process Theories (Crime as a result of Individual Learning, Associations, and Social/Self Control) Conflict Theories (Crime as a result of the Unequal Distribution of Power) Developmental Theories (Crime as a Career) The book also examines how drug use, abuse, and addiction are entwined in criminal behavior. Summaries throughout the text provide quick reference and aid retention. Recommended assignments give students the opportunity to apply what they have learned through independent academic research, critiques, and projects and presentations. "The Essentials of Criminology" is written for one-semester courses in criminology, criminal justice, and applied crime theory, and designed so that all the material in the text can be adequately and thoughtfully covered. Lisa C. Coole earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology at Bridgewater State College and her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice at Northeastern University. She is currently an Associate Professor and the Department Chair of the Social Science Department at Massasoit Community College in Brockton and Canton, Massachusetts, where she teaches courses in sociology, criminology, and the sociology of deviance. She is also a Visiting Associate Professor at Bridgewater State University, teaching in both the Sociology and Criminal Justice departments. In addition to her academic career, Professor Coole has worked as a Victim/Witness Advocate for the Massachusetts District Attorney's office, Program Developer for Community Resources for Justice in Boston, Massachusetts, and as a Federal Probation Officer for the Districts of Vermont and Massachusetts.

Essentials of Research Methods for Criminal Justice

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Author: Frank E. Hagan

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133003116

Category: Law

Page: 432

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field.