Juvenile Justice The System Process and Law

Author: Rolando del Carmen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780534521585
Release Date: 2005-07-07
Genre: Social Science

Like no other text on the market, JUVENILE JUSTICE: SYSTEM, PROCESS, AND LAW provides a balanced engaging and detailed look at real juvenile justice-the system, the process, and the law. Written by two authorities on the subject, del Carmen and Trulson’s new text is organized by the logical and chronological sequencing of the process, making it easier for students to understand and remember, and helping them differentiate the juvenile justice system from the adult criminal justice system. Based on the authors’ many years of hands-on, practical experience in the field, the text includes a wealth of interesting narrative illustrations that provide students with a realistic picture of the juvenile justice system. JUVENILE JUSTICE clearly and effectively introduces students to the various phases and complex nuances of juvenile law as they relate to the juvenile justice system, process, policy, and theory. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495095415
Release Date: 2007-01-03
Genre: Social Science

Want to get the most out of your introduction to criminal justice course and ace your exams? Let best-selling authors Larry J. Siegel and Joseph J. Senna show you the way in this Eleventh Edition of INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Siegel and Senna take you on an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems. Helping you understand even the most complex concepts and topics, this Eleventh Edition includes plenty of learning tools to guide your study. With a new Careers in Criminal Justice feature in every chapter, interactive online tools, and many real-world criminal justice examples throughout, you will discover the rewards and challenges that criminal justice professionals experience daily. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding and Assessing Trauma in Children and Adolescents

Author: Kathleen Nader
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135901684
Release Date: 2007-09-26
Genre: Psychology

In this volume, Kathleen Nader has compiled an articulate and comprehensive guide to the complex process of assessment in youth and adolescent trauma. There are many issues that are important to evaluating children and adolescents, and it is increasingly clear that reliance on just one type of assessment does not provide the most accurate results. From history to recent advances, this book covers a wide range of methods and measures for assessing trauma, including case examples to illustrate the integration of these different facets. Altogether, the broad scope and inclusive depth of this work make it an essential addition to the field of trauma assessment.

Criminal Justice

Author: Joel Samaha
Publisher: Thomson Wadsworth
ISBN: 0534645577
Release Date: 2005-06
Genre: Law

Samaha's CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Seventh Edition has retained its role as a leader in the introduction to criminal justice market. It offers a unique decision-making approach that engages students and promotes critical thinking while providing a thorough and engaging introduction to the field. This edition retains and enhances these strengths with such features as "Fact or Fiction?"-a new feature that gets students thinking about the major topics at the beginning of each chapter, "Make Your Decision"-a new multi-page section that concludes each chapter, and "Criminal Justice and Technology" -a new feature that highlights the impact of rapidly changing technology on the system. The new format includes a rich variety of full-color illustrations and photos that add to the engaging writing to hold students' interest. Also, the book features up-to-the-minute coverage of the hottest topics in the field, including the impact of world terrorism and rapidly changing technologies. This manageable 15-chapter text now includes separate chapters on the explanations of criminal behavior (Chapter 3), on trial and guilty pleas (Chapter 10) and on juvenile justice (Chapter 15).

Criminology

Author: Larry Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495391029
Release Date: 2008-01-02
Genre: Social Science

This best-selling text provides a comprehensive analysis of criminological theory, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies and for its exhaustive research base, Siegel’s CRIMINOLOGY, Tenth Edition, presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. This tenth edition is updated to address the latest topics and has been rewritten for clarity and impact. CRIMINOLOGY, Tenth Edition, provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through videos, the Internet, and--to help students assess their mastery of key chapter concepts--CengageNOW, the ultimate Web-based student tutorial. With its updates and array of supplements, CRIMINOLOGY, Tenth Edition, presents a powerful set of teaching and learning tools for instructors and students alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Writing Your Thesis

Author: Paul Oliver
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446287132
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Literary Collections

Expert guidance for postgraduate and research students on how to plan, prepare and produce a thesis or dissertation.

When Cultures Clash

Author: Daniel P. Carlson
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0131137972
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Political Science

Described as a "must read" for police officers and prospective candidates for law enforcement, this book invites readers to step back and examine their views and attitudes from a different perspective. In the process of defining and discussing the cultural underpinnings of the criminal justice community, the author addresses topics of special importance including sources of tension in police-citizen interactions; the challenges of law enforcement in a democratic society; policing as a "noble" profession; and police-community relations in a "Post 9/11 " environment. FEATURES A writing style reflective of the author's experience as a police practitioner and educator Examines the role and expectation of policing from both the citizen and officer perspective In-depth discussion of out-of-control subcultures; corruption and racial profiling Examines the role of the leader in the development and management of a police culture Outlines a range of strategies for strengthening police-citizen relationships Abundant examples from the "real" world of policing Proposes a set of "Core Values" characteristic of professional policing Each chapter opens with a set of "Guideposts" to help the reader focus on key issues Discussion questions to provoke further examination of key issues

Criminal Justice in America

Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337514880
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Education

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.

Handbook for Child Protection Practice

Author: Howard Dubowitz
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761913718
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Education

The Handbook for Child Protection Protection Practice presents a comprehensive and critical portrait of the phenomenon of neglect. Drawing on theory, research and clinical practice experience, the contributors cover issues facing social workers. They provide a view of child neglect which moves beyond the current child welfare focus on parental omissions in care. Organized in question and answer format, topics covered include: engaging with the client; initial assessments for factors such as neglect and physical and sexual abuse; how to assess the family; interventions with various different emphases; and safeguarding the social workers well-being: legally, physically and mentally.

Criminal Justice in Action The Core

Author: Larry K. Gaines
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337092142
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Education

Concise and career focused, with cutting-edge topic coverage, the exciting new CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 9th Edition, delivers an accessible, applied, and real-world introduction to the field. Gripping photos and an engaging magazine-like layout make this succinct text ideal for a fast-paced course and visual learners. The text presents topics and cases straight from today's headlines, putting students in the center of the action with vivid, relatable examples that demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. Reflecting reviewer feedback, the text combines just the right depth of coverage with innovative media resources and a wealth of learning tools that appeal to a variety of learning styles. This edition features extensive ethics coverage, practical career guidance (including how to research professions on LinkedIn), and thought-provoking new material on controversial social issues and criminal justice policies. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The American System of Criminal Justice

Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305886919
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Education

This classic best seller, commonly referred to as The Eagle, helps students discover the challenges of pursuing justice in our society and identify the roles individuals play in the criminal justice system. Using an interdisciplinary lens, THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 15th Edition, presents elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. This approach challenges students to ask important questions and recognize contemporary problems as the means to build their understanding of the system's components and stages as well as its human consequences and policy challenges. The text offers a comprehensive introduction to the field with solid scholarship and approachable writing, and holds student attention with current, compelling events and cases. The combination of these elements helps prepare students to participate in the system as citizens and future criminal justice practitioners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Law

Author: Toni Marsh
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401840198
Release Date: 2006-08-16
Genre: Law

Juvenile Law is a rare and practical tool that conjures up thought provoking dialogue and addresses the conflicting issues that surround juvenile affairs. Students and professionals alike will find valuable guidance in this template for dealing with juvenile issues. They will gain insight into the complexity of the laws affecting juveniles, and the interplay of emotion and other factors that are inescapable in a consideration of this subject. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Youth Gangs in American Society

Author: Randall Shelden
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133049562
Release Date: 2012-06-14
Genre: Social Science

This comprehensive and widely respected survey of the literature on gangs and gang activities in America includes theoretical perspectives on why gangs exist, gang typologies, descriptions of gang activities, and various intervention strategies for dealing with gangs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Larry J. Siegel
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0495599980
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

Thoroughly updated, the Study Guide includes the following elements to help students get the most out of their classroom experience: learning objectives, a chapter summary, key terms and concepts, and a self-test. The self-test consists of multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and essay questions, all coded to the learning objectives that appear in the main text. Answer key included.

Property

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454851368
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Law

Jesse Dukeminier's trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Eighth Edition, one of the best--and best loved--casebooks of all time.