This text examines the most pressing issues in criminal justice today, including the economic-based crimes of white collar crime, computer crime, and the evolving nature of organized crime; addresses issues affecting the political order including domestic terrorism, corruption, and environmental offenses; and deals with issues affecting the social order including youth gangs, narcotics, and crimes involving the family. Historical background is provided in each chapter to demonstrate how many of these problems have existed in some form for quite a while and actual cases are used to illustrate principles. For criminologists, sociologists, and all those interested in criminal justice, sociology, and public administration issues.
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This book provides a thorough overview of the most pressing issues in American criminal justice today. The book examines current issues in criminal justice, and discusses how these issues will impact the field into the 21st century. Historical background and recent case studies enhance many of the ideas presented.
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