Criminal Justice in America


  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Release Date : 2016-08-16
  • Genre: Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Criminal Justice in America. In this book, you will learn topics such as Criminal Justice and the Rule of Law, Police, Policing: Contemporary Issues and Challenges, and Police and Law 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....

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White Fragility


  • Author: Robin DiAngelo
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 1908603 Bytes


The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality. In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to ‘bad people’ (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt, and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prev...

Criminal Justice in America

Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : George F. Cole
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2016-09-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781337514880


Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

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 Edi...

Crime   Justice in America

Crime Justice in America


  • Author : Wilson R. Palacios
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105063189919


Crime Justice in America Book Description :

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. For individuals working within—or simply interested in— the American criminal justice system....

Criminal Justice in America

Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : George Cole
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285545080


Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

Cole, Smith, and DeJong’s CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Seventh Edition, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this dynamic field while helping you excel in your course with the support of proven, integrated study tools. In this engaging, reader-friendly book, you’ll learn about new career opportunities in criminal justice and read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You’ll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today--and shaping its future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Crime and Justice in America

Crime and Justice in America


  • Author : Lotan Harold DeWolf
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015008405691


Crime and Justice in America Book Description :

Discourse on disparities in sentencing, representation, and arrests in America according to race....

Criminal Justice in Native America

Criminal Justice in Native America


  • Author : Marianne O. Nielsen
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0816526532


Criminal Justice in Native America Book Description :

Native Americans are disproportionately represented as offenders in the U.S. criminal justice system. However, until recently there was little investigation into the reasons. Furthermore, there has been little acknowledgment of the positive contributions of Native Americans to the criminal justice system- in rehabilitating offenders, aiding victims, and supporting service providers. This book offers a valuable and contemporary overview of how the American criminal justice system impacts Native Americans on both sides of the law. Contributors- many of whom are Native Americans- rank among the top scholars in their fields. Some of the chapters treat broad subjects, including crime, police, courts, victimization, corrections, and jurisdiction. Others de...

Courts and Criminal Justice in America

Courts and Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : Larry J Siegel
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2017-01-09
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780134526744


Courts and Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

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. For all courses in courts and criminal justice A balanced, modern, comprehensive approach to the court system in America today Courts and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, is the collaboration of the most popular criminal justice authors of the century. Featuring a balanced and modern presentation, this book not only looks at the basic structure of the court system and court process, but also covers cutting-edge topics and all sides of the most controversial issues facing courts today. This student-friendly text does not presuppose any knowledge about the courts or how they operate. High...

Criminal Justice in America

Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : Hugh D. Barlow
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0130832715


Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

Criminal Justice in America employs a direct, effective approach to explore the lives of those working in today's system and both the past and future of criminal justice. Coverage includes interesting, relevant illustrations from historical, comparative, and first-person vantage points, considering controversial and compelling issues like Affirmative Action; police use of force; mandatory sentencing; capital punishment; supermaximum prisons; gender in relation to criminal justice practice; ideology and public policy; juvenile waivers; privatization; use of discretion; and the law enforcement response to gangs, drugs, and domestic violence. For those who are either active or interested in the criminal justice, security, or legal systems....

A History of Crime and Criminal Justice in America

A History of Crime and Criminal Justice in America


  • Author : Willard M. Oliver
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1594607842


A History of Crime and Criminal Justice in America Book Description :

This updated second edition provides an overview of the origin and development of the American criminal justice system, from the founding of Jamestown, the first English settlement, and tracing history to the events of September 11, 2001. Each chapter begins with an overview of the social, political, and economic forces that shaped society during a given era in American history. What follows, then, is an overview of the ordinary and extraordinary crimes of each era, and how the criminal justice system (police, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice) responded to these crimes, thereby conveying how the system developed over time....

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America  A Reference Handbook  2nd Edition

Profiling and Criminal Justice in America A Reference Handbook 2nd Edition


  • Author : Jeff Bumgarner
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2014-12-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610698528


Profiling and Criminal Justice in America A Reference Handbook 2nd Edition Book Description :

An unbiased examination of profiling in the criminal justice system—one of the most hotly contested public policy issues—on the streets, in the courts, and in the jails and prisons of America. • Presents essays from scholars in the field on both sides of the debate to provide fair and objective information that allow readers to consider the interests of equality and fairness on one side versus public safety and crime fighting on the other • Examines profiling along a wide range of variables—race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation—rather than addressing only racial profiling • Covers more recent events in profiling such as Arizona SB 1070, the "Stop and Frisk" policy in New York City, and the TSA's profiling of Muslims as well as ...