Criminal Justice in Action

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Authors : Larry K. Gaines; Roger LeRoy Miller


672 Pages  Hardcover 

7th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2009, 2007

©2013 , Published


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As riveting and current as today's headlines--and filled with cutting-edge material that addresses the exploding number of careers available in the field--CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Seventh Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, tha... more


CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION remains the most careers-orientated text available--with plentiful first-person accounts of criminal justice jobs to expose students to the wide range of rewarding careers available in the field as well as to essential fast facts on each career choice; an updated appendix ... more

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All-new chapter opening vignettes help students see the relevance of chapter material and draw them into the assigned reading. These current, highly recognizable cases include the near-fatal shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona; James Arthur Ray's conviction for the deaths... more