Criminal Justice in Action
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Authors : Larry K. Gaines; Roger LeRoy Miller


640 Pages  Hardcover 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009

©2015 , Published


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As riveting and current as today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Eighth Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, thanks to vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the beginning of every chapter and plentiful real-world ... more


CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION remains the most career-oriented 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 facts on each career choice, including job qualifications... more

New to this Edition

All-new chapter opening vignettes help students see the relevance of chapter material and draw them into the reading. Examples include a look into the possible reasons behind James Holmes' actions in 2012 when he killed 12 moviegoers and wounded 58 others in Colorado (Chapter 2); two sides of law en... more

Teacher Supplements
Careers in Criminal Justice Instant Access

Instant Access Code is delivered via email and includes a URL and a code that students use to register the CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE WEB SITE on their Single Sign On account. This code will give your students full access to the CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE WEB SITE, including the Career Rolodex, Video Interviews, Career Planner, and links for reference.

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Student Supplements
Careers in Criminal Justice Instant Access

The Careers in Criminal Justice Website offers extensive career profiling information and self-assessment testing is designed to help you investigate and focus on the criminal justice career choices. This resourceful website includes over 70 Career Profiles and more than 25 video interviews with links and tools to assist you in finding a professional posit... more

9780495595236 $24.00
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