Criminal Justice in America
  • Release Date : 14 September 2016
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 544 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781337514880
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Download or read book entitled Criminal Justice in America by author: George F. Cole which was release on 14 September 2016 and published by Cengage Learning with total page 544 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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.