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Crime and Criminal Justice - Interactive eBook
Concepts and Controversies

Second Edition


January 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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Part I: Foundations of Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 1: Crime and Criminal Justice
Stages of the Criminal Justice System

 
Discretion and Ethics in the Criminal Justice System

 
The Wedding Cake Model of Justice

 
Models of Criminal Justice

 
The Influence of the Media on the Criminal Justice System

 
 
Chapter 2: Concepts of Law and Justice
Types of Law

 
Sources of Law

 
Case Law

 
Criminal Law

 
Criminal Defenses

 
 
Chapter 3: Defining and Measuring Crime
Defining Crime

 
Uniform Crime Reports

 
National Incident-Based Reporting System

 
National Crime Victimization Survey

 
Self-Reported Offending Datasets

 
 
Chapter 4: Explanations of Criminal Behavior
What Is a Theory of Crime?

 
Classical Theories of Crime

 
Biological and Psychological Theories of Crime

 
Sociological Theories of Crime

 
Contemporary Theories of Crime

 
 
Chapter 5: Victims and the Criminal Justice System
Victims and Crime

 
Theories of Victimization

 
History of Victims’ Rights

 
Victims in the Criminal Justice System

 
 
Chapter 6: Criminal Justice Policy
What Is Policy?

 
Why Do We Need Criminal Justice Policies?

 
How Do Criminal Justice Policies Develop?

 
Politics and Criminal Justice Policy

 
Research and Criminal Justice Policies

 
 
Part II: Policing
 
Chapter 7: Policing Organizations and Practices
A Brief History of Policing

 
Types of Police Organizations

 
Women in Policing

 
Racial and Ethnic Diversity in Policing

 
What Do the Police Do?

 
Strategies and Tactics of Policing

 
 
Chapter 8: Issues in Policing
Policing and the Law

 
Ethical Dilemmas and Corruption

 
Racial Profiling

 
Use of Force

 
Police Legitimacy

 
Police Occupational Stress

 
 
Part III: Courts
 
Chapter 9: Courts and Crime
Criminal Versus Civil Courts

 
Jurisdiction and the Courts System

 
Structure of the Courts

 
Courtroom Participants and Their Duties

 
Stages of a Criminal Court Case

 
 
Chapter 10: Punishment and Sentencing
Correctional Philosophies

 
Determinate Sentencing

 
Indeterminate Sentencing

 
Mandatory Sentences

 
Capital Punishment

 
 
Part IV: Corrections
 
Chapter 11: Prisons and Jails
History of Jails and Prisons

 
Jails

 
Types of Prisons

 
Prison Security Levels

 
Issues in Incarceration

 
Legal Rights of Prisoners

 
 
Chapter 12: Community Corrections
Diversion

 
Probation

 
Intermediate Sanctions

 
Parole

 
Issues in Reentry

 
 
Part V: Special Topics in Criminal Justice
 
Chapter 13: Juvenile Justice
History of the Juvenile Justice System

 
Structure of the Juvenile Court

 
Juvenile Waiver

 
Demographics of Juvenile Offenders

 
 
Chapter 14: Transnational Criminal Justice
Transnational Crime

 
Terrorism

 
Homeland Security

 
Border Control

 

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