Corrections Courts, Law, and Justice Crime and Criminal Behavior Juvenile Crime and Justice Police and Law Enforcement

By Chambliss, William J.

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978-1-41297-856-9 978-1-41297-857-6 978-1-41297-855-2 978-1-41297-858-3 978-1-41297-859-0
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SAGE


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Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

These volumes each cover a broad area of the American criminal justice system. Within each book, about 20 chapters further subdivide material by topic. "Corrections," for example, discusses overcrowding, gangs, and violence in prison; the debate over punishment vs. rehabilitation; and so on. Chapters open with historical background, advance to legal concepts/social context, and present clearly worded point/counterpo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2011

Gr 10 Up—One of the most comprehensive works on the subject in some time. Each volume opens with a thorough introduction to its specific topic before providing 20 chapters pertaining to that subject. The format of each chapter varies slightly, depending on the legal act...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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