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NCJ Number: 44045 Find in a Library
Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE - A SYLLABUS AND WORKBOOK, 2D ED.
Editor(s): D H CHANG
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 410
Sponsoring Agency: Paladin House Publishers
Geneva, IL 60134
Sale Source: Paladin House Publishers
Geneva, IL 60134
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS OF CRIMINOLOGY ARE DISCUSSED IN AN INTRODUCTORY TEXT FOR STUDENTS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS.
Abstract: THE SECOND EDITION OF THE SYLLABUS/WORKBOOK INCLUDES NEW CHAPTERS ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES AND ABROAD, AND WOMEN IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. OTHER CHAPTERS COVER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE; CRIMINAL THEORY AND THE SEARCH FOR CAUSATION; THE LAW AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE; CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROCEDURES, TASKS, AND PERSONNEL; CONTEMPORARY LAW ENFORCEMENT; CRIMINALISTICS AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION; THE COURTS; THE HISTORY OF CORRECTIONS; ISSUES AND PROSPECTS IN CORRECTIONS; PROBATION AND PAROLE; YOUTH, DELINQUENCY, AND THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM; THE PRIVATE POLICE; AND VICTIMOLOGY. EACH CHAPTER CLOSES WITH A LIST OF REFERENCES AND A BRIEF TEST CONSISTING OF MULTIPLE CHOICE AND TRUE OR FALSE QUESTIONS. FOR INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS, SEE NCJ-44046 THROUGH 44062.
Index Term(s): Course materials; Criminal justice overview texts; Criminology; Females; Juvenile justice system; Law enforcement; Parole; Private police; Probation; Research methods; Right to trial by jury; Victimology
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