Explaining Criminal Justice

Community Theory and Criminal Justice Reform
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Criminal Justice Theory is the first comprehensive volume on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice.

The authors argue that theory in criminal justice is currently underdeveloped and inconsistently applied, especially in comparison to the role of theory in the study of crime itself/5(4). Criminal Justice Theory marks the coming of age of an independent discipline called criminal justice.

Criminal justice does not study crime and thus cannot be mistaken for criminology; it is not the vocational subject described in undergraduate textbooks.

As the editors lay out in clear prose with discriminating insight, criminal justice is the study of official response to behaviors that government and various agents of social control deem criminal/5(6).

Written by Lab, Williams, Holcomb, King, and Buerger, Explaining Criminal Justice is the first brief survey text designed for students entering the field of criminal justice who lack a criminal justice Format: Paperback.

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This new edition includes entirely new chapters as well as revisions to all others, with an eye to accessibility and coherence for upper division undergraduate and beginning graduate students in the field. Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books is a joint project of Rutgers School of Law and Rutgers School of Criminal Justice.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5. Criminal Justice Theory is the first comprehensive volume on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice.

The authors argue that theory in criminal justice is currently underdeveloped and inconsistently applied, especially in comparison to the role of theory in the study of crime itself.4/5(6).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Crime and the criminal justice system --Theories and explanations of crime --Policing and law enforcement --Courts and legal issues --Corrections --The juvenile justice sibility.

Criminal justice theory seeks to explain and examine variations in, and the causes of, aspects of government social control systems, which select the criminal sanction over other forms of. David E. Duffee is Professor in the School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, where he served as Dean from He is the author or editor of nine previous books including Explaining Criminal Justice, which won the inaugural Outstanding Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Criminal Justice Theory is the first comprehensive volume on the theoretical foundations of criminal justice. The authors argue that theory in criminal justice is currently underdeveloped and inconsistently applied, especially in comparison to the role of theory in the study of crime : David Duffee.

Find Criminal Justice Textbooks at up to 90% off. Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get instant access with eTextbooks and digital materials. Crime and Criminal Justice provides students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the study of criminology by taking an interdisciplinary approach to explaining criminal behaviour and criminal justice.

The book is divided into two parts, which address the two essential bases that form the discipline of criminology. Part One describes, discusses and evaluates a range of Cited by: There is a dearth of OER textbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice, which made creating this textbook all the more exciting.

At times we faced challenges about what or how much to cover, but our primary goal was to make sure this book was as in-depth as the two textbooks we were currently using for our CCJ introduction course.

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The real stories in the criminal justice system can be complex, and each case touches individuals in far-reaching ways. The goal of this book is to demonstrate how the system. Book Description. Crime and Criminal Justice provides students with a comprehensive and engaging introduction to the study of criminology by taking an interdisciplinary approach to explaining criminal behaviour and criminal justice.

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Book Description. Criminal Justice Theory examines the theoretical foundations of criminal justice in the modern era, whilst also considering legal philosophy and ethics, explaining criminal behaviour, and discussing policing, the court process, and penology in the context of contemporary socio-economic debates.

Throughout the book, a realist theoretical thread acts as a guide interlinking.Part I THE IDEA OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEORY.

1. Why Is Criminal Justice Theory Important? 2. Foundations of Criminal Justice Theory 3. Why Is There So Little Criminal Justice Theory?

Neglected Macro- and Micro-Level Links Between Organization and Power. Part II THEORIES OF POLICING 4. Explaining Police Organizations 5.Criminal justice, criminology, and criminal justice theory / David E.

Duffee and Edward Allan --Foundations of criminal justice theory / Jeffrey B. Snipes and Edward R. Maguire --Durkheim's comparative method and criminal justice theory / Gregory J. Howard and Joshua D. Freilich --Neglect of justice in criminal justice theory / Thomas C.