Criminal Justice: Concepts and Issues by Chris W. Eskridge
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Criminal Justice: Concepts and Issues
By Chris W. Eskridge

Criminal Justice: Concepts and Issues

An Anthology 4th Revised edition

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Criminal Justice: Concepts and Issues by Chris W. Eskridge

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This cutting-edge anthology provides comprehensive coverage of the field of criminal justice. Each unit begins with a thorough introductory chapter, and brief introductions frame each chapter, putting the material into context for students. Thirty-six of these compelling essays are new to this edition and cover the following topics: * Guns and homicide rates * How genetics affect criminal behavior * Wrongful convictions * Community policing * Citizen complaints and problem officers * Challenges of transnational crime * Drug courts * Victim-offender mediation * Community prosecution programs * Difficulties in prosecuting domestic violence * Spirituality in probation * Preventing gang involvement * Do juvenile "boot camps" really work? * Parents and the control of juvenile delinquency * Addressing female juvenile offenders * The restorative model of justice * Explaining changes in crime rates The text also features helpful synopses of 100 leading justice-related and Supreme Court cases, as well as listings of professional organizations and information sources that focus on the field of criminal justice. Lively discussion questions follow each unit, and a subject index links topics directly to the chapters in which they appear. A completely revised, comprehensive Instructor's Manual/Testing Program is also available in electronic format.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195332056
ISBN-10: 0195332059
Format: Paperback
(237mm x 191mm x 27mm)
Pages: 515
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 14-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: Australia

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