Crime and criminal justice: concepts and controversies

Foundations of criminal justice -- Crime, law and criminal justice -- Concepts of law and justice -- Defining and measuring crime -- Explanations of criminal behavior -- Victims and the criminal justice system -- Criminal justice policy -- Policing -- Policing organizations and practices -- Issues i...

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Main Author: Mallicoat, Stacy L.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Los Angeles SAGE [2017]
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Summary:Foundations of criminal justice -- Crime, law and criminal justice -- Concepts of law and justice -- Defining and measuring crime -- Explanations of criminal behavior -- Victims and the criminal justice system -- Criminal justice policy -- Policing -- Policing organizations and practices -- Issues in policing -- Courts -- Courts and crime -- Punishment and sentencing -- Corrections -- Prisons and jails -- Community corrections -- Special topics in criminal justice -- Juvenile justice
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xxi, 429 pages illustrations 28 cm
ISBN:9781483318738