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Introduces the concept of crime and addresses key issues such as how we measure criminality, its variety, and the justifications we employ for punishing it. The book also discusses processing institutions: police, prosecutor, defense attorney, courts, sentencing and corrections. The book defines the relationships among these institutions and illustrates the relationships with examples. Materials in the book include cases and statutes, the writings and commentary of legal scholars, articles by social scientists and humanists, newspaper editorials and reports by criminal justice practitioners.
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Jerome H. Skolnick is a Professor of Law at New York University. Malcolm M. Feeley is a Professor of Law (Jurisprudence and Social Policy) at the University of California, Berkeley. Candace McCoy is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, Newark.
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Book Description West. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. This book shows minor wear and is in very good condition. Seller Inventory # G088277557XI4N00
Book Description Foundation Press, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. No dust jacket. Otherwise excellent condition. Seller Inventory # 170124049
Book Description Foundation Press. Condition: Good. some highlighting inside, overall good condition. cover still in good condition. Seller Inventory # SD-1-K-5-0651
Book Description Foundation Press, 1987. Hard. Condition: Fair. Has a tight binding and no loose pages. Is, however, heavily underlined and highlighted throughout. Seller Inventory # 52938B
Book Description Foundation Press, 1987. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG088277557X