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Introduction to Criminal Justice + Interactive Ebook (Paperback) (Kenneth J. Peak)

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Introduction to Criminal Justice, Second EditionIntroduction to Criminal Justice: Practice and Process, Second Edition uses a proven problem-based learning approach to enhance the critical thinking and analytic skills of students. Best-selling authors Kenneth J. Peak and Pamela M. Everett explain the importance of criminal justice and show students how key trends, emerging issues, historical background, and practical lessons apply to their future careers. Students learn core topics—policing, corrections, criminal behavior, criminal law, and courts—as well as special topics such as ethics, juvenile justice, terrorism, and the changing war on drugs, while learning how to solve problems they are likely to face as criminal justice practitioners. Packed with new examples and drawing on the authors’ years of experience in the field, this student-friendly book offers a palpable, real-world flavor typically missing in other texts for the course.


Interactive eBook also available—FREE when bundled with the new edition! Your students save when you bundle the new edition Introduction to Criminal Justice: Practice and Process with the interactive eBook. Use bundle ISBN 978-1-5063-3927-6

Number of Pages: 469.0
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Criminology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: Kenneth J. Peak
Language: English
Street Date: February 10, 2016
TCIN: 51408279
UPC: 9781506339276
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-2264

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