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Vivid, visual, current, and featuring the newest CJ careers-every chapter of this text is a multimedia-linked study center! This best-selling text offers students a clear and practical overview of the criminal justice system by combining cutting-edge research with accessible discussions of theory and up-to-the-minute examples of policy and application from today's news. Gaines and Miller take an applied approach that is visible in their coverage of contemporary topics, such as cyber crime and terrorism, their concentration on careers, and their expansive integration of technology 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. The NEW Careers in Criminal Justice 3.0 Interactive CD-ROM is packaged FREE with every casebound copy of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Third Edition.
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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."Review:
"This is an excellent textbook! The boxed features, objectives and chapter summaries support the learning process and active student participation. In addition, the electronic resources and questions for critical analysis represent a new frontier in textbook writing."
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2004. Hardcover. Condition: New. 3. Seller Inventory # DADAX0534629016
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