The new edition of best-selling CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, Third Edition offers a clear and highly engaging overview of the criminal justice system in a manageable 15-chapter paperback text with an attractive price and an unbeatable teaching and learning package. Gaines and Miller combine cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory, up-to-the-minute examples of policy, and applications from today's headlines. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is visible in their coverage of contemporary topics, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of online and CD-ROM assets throughout. Also, interactive learning aids such as the new "Online Reviews" flagged in the book after each major chapter section and the "Mastering Concepts" summaries make this an especially effective teaching tool. To help students investigate and focus on the criminal justice career choices right for them, the Careers in Criminal Justice 3.0 Interactive CD-ROM is automatically packaged FREE with each new copy of the text. Also available FREE when packaged with the text is Criminal JusticeNow™-the ultimate web-based student tutorial for the course. This intelligent study system helps students assess their mastery of chapter concepts and provides them with a Personalized Study Plan.
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Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."
Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As professor he has taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.
"The 'perfect textbook' will never be written...but [Gaines] the Core comes close."
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Descrizione libro Wadsworth, Belmont, CA, 2006. Softcover. Condizione libro: New. 3rd Edition. Book is New, Includes Sealed CD and Infotrac. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 7. ISBN: 0495003050. ISBN/EAN: 9780495003052. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560771873. Codice libro della libreria 1560771873
Descrizione libro Wadsworth Publishing, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0495003050