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Concepts and Controversies

Third Edition


January 2024 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Crime and Criminal Justice: Concepts and Controversies, Third Edition

Crime and Criminal Justice
provides accessible and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system. With contemporary examples and effective learning tools, the Third Edition helps students go beyond the surface towards a deeper understanding of the criminal justice system.

About Crime and Criminal Justice - Vantage Learning Platform, Third Edition

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Crime and Criminal Justice: Concepts and Controversies, Third Edition
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Part I: Foundations Of Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 1: Crime and Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 2: Concepts of Law and Justice
 
Chapter 3: Defining and Measuring Crime
 
Chapter 4: Explanations of Criminal Behavior
 
Chapter 5: Victims and the Criminal Justice System
 
Chapter 6: Criminal Justice Policy
 
Part II: Policing
 
Chapter 7: Policing Organizations and Practices
 
Chapter 8: Issues in Policing
 
Part III: Courts
 
Chapter 9: Courts and Crime
 
Chapter 10: Punishment and Sentencing
 
Part IV: Corrections
 
Chapter 11: Prisons and Jails
 
Chapter 12: Community Corrections
 
Part V: Special Topics in Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 13: Juvenile Justice
 
Chapter 14: Transnational Criminal Justice

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KEY FEATURES OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, THIRD EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • New and updated learning objectives that align with A-level headings for each chapter.
  • New and updated key terms, discussion questions, and learning activities.
  • Integrated discussions throughout the text on how race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and socio-economic differences impact the criminal justice system.
  • Expanded discussions on the Global economy and interests and how they influence crime around the world.
  • New examples of criminal justice cases that exemplify critical issues about crime in society.
  • Updated statistics, graphs, and tables to demonstrate the most recent trends in criminal justice.
Key Features:
  • Current Controversy debates written by recognized experts in their field and updated for this edition provide instructors with opportunities to expand student engagement and critical thinking skills as they explore the pros and cons of key issues in criminal justice.
  • Spotlight boxes expand upon key concepts in the chapter by providing additional examples to engage and inform students. These are followed by critical thinking questions to help students apply the material and make important connections.
  • Careers in Criminal Justice boxes offer students information on a broad range of careers from Research Analysts to Drug and Alcohol Counselors to help them start planning ahead for their future career in criminal justice.
  • Around the World boxes approach criminal justice from a real world and international perspective by offering examples of criminal justice systems in countries outside the U.S. Thought-provoking questions follow each feature box inviting students to further explore these global examples.
  • Opening vignettes are designed to capture students' attention right at the start of each chapter with an interesting example about how the chapter material relates to the real world.

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