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The Dictionary Of Criminal Justice

Author: George Rush
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
ISBN: 9780072951127
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This updated 6th edition of the Dictionary of Criminal Justice brings together, in one, easy-to-use guide, more than 3,600 definitions from the many disciplines that compose the field of criminal justice--including U.S. and English common law, penology, psychology, law enforcement, political science, and business administration. This volume also features summaries of nearly 1,000 key U.S. Supreme Court rulings affecting criminal justice. An appendix of juried academic journals is included, and a new compilation of Web sites in the field.

The American Dictionary Of Criminal Justice

Author: Dean J. Champion
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810854062
Size: 39.69 MB
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Combines a dictionary of key legal terms with an index of leading United States Supreme Court cases indexed by type of case, such as death penalty, right to counsel, and searches and seizures.

The Concise Dictionary Of Crime And Justice

Author: Mark S. Davis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483380955
Size: 64.51 MB
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A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice, Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 3,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simply definitions, the dictionary places the entries in a meaningful context, connecting the definitions with other concepts. Mark S. Davis uniquely presents common misperceptions for selected terms, along with additional relevant information to clarify a term’s use or derivation.

A Dictionary Of Criminal Justice

Author: Peter Joyce
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136961410
Size: 75.42 MB
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A Dictionary of Criminal Justice is the only dictionary that deals with criminal justice from a UK perspective, and in doing so provides a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the British criminal justice system, including its historical context and contemporary operations. The first three sections of the book explore in turn key definitions, key pieces of legislation and key documents that have helped to shape the operations of the criminal justice system, whilst the fourth details websites of particular relevance to this field. As such, this dictionary provides an extensive but accessible introduction to the important terms that relate to both the development and the contemporary processes of criminal justice. It also succeeds in placing the UK criminal justice system within an international setting through the inclusion of entries that acknowledge the global setting in which British justice operates. Guides to key legislation and documents are included, and each definition is accompanied by references for further reading, making this book an invaluable learning tool for both students and practitioners of criminal justice.

Dictionary Of Crime

Author: Jay Robert Nash
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1590775317
Size: 58.87 MB
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In order to understand the machinations and inner workings of crime and punishment in this country, it is necessary to negotiate through the wild linguistic labyrinth of its esoteric terminology and pungent slang. Here is Jay Robert Nash's comprehensive Dictionary of Crime: Criminal Justice, Criminology, & Law Enforcement--a massive reference by the dean of American true-crime writers that illuminates the jargon of criminal justice and exposes the language of the seedy underworld. An invaluable aid for anyone who wants to understand the arcane argot of criminology, this remarkable volume contains over 16,000 entries used in law, police work, forensic science, drug and prison cultures, the media, and by criminals themselves. Current and historic words and phrases from all over the English-speaking world, most not found in any other dictionary, are given solid definitions, each supplemented with the word's etymology, usage, and an identification of who uses it. In addition to being an unsurpassed reference and research tool, this dictionary holds fascinating delights for anyone interested in understanding the law, gaining insight into true-crime literature, or for just plain riveting reading.

Prentice Hall S Dictionary Of American Criminal Justice Criminology And Criminal Law

Author: David N. Falcone
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780135154021
Size: 32.13 MB
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Now in a Second Edition, this comprehensive reference book includes key terms from criminal justice, criminology and criminal law. Ideal as a companion reference in any criminal justice, criminology or criminal law course, the book is an invaluable tool for students and professionals, providing clear, complete definitions of all-important terminology.

The Concise Dictionary Of Crime And Justice

Author: Mark S. Davis
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483380955
Size: 25.24 MB
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A new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible A useful reference work for faculty and students, criminal justice professionals, writers, and anyone else interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice, Second Edition, is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 3,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simply definitions, the dictionary places the entries in a meaningful context, connecting the definitions with other concepts. Mark S. Davis uniquely presents common misperceptions for selected terms, along with additional relevant information to clarify a term’s use or derivation.

Bilingual Dictionary Of Criminal Justice Terms English Spanish

Author: Virginia Benmaman
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 65.97 MB
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A current, comprehensive collection defined in both English & Spanish. Reflects significant Penal Code offenses & Criminal Procedure terms. Also includes a Spanish-English index & flow charts of criminal justice procedure, indicating the steps from the commission of an offense & arrest to trial & disposition of a case, 11 penal offense charts of the major categories of penal offenses & the corresponding offenses within each category.

Dictionary Of Probation And Offender Management

Author: Rob Canton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134010788
Size: 37.42 MB
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Contemporary probation practice is developing rapidly and is become increasingly professionalized. Probation officers are typically described now as offender managers, and the creation of NOMS (National Offender Management Service) has broadened the remit of the Probation Service. As well as bringing an increased emphasis on skills and qualifications it has also introduced a new set of ideas and concepts into the established probation lexicon - including institutional, legal, political and theoretical terms of its own as well as importing concepts from the disciplines of sociology, criminology and psychology. This Dictionary is the essential reference book. This Dictionary is part a new series of Dictionaries covering key aspects of criminal justice and the criminal justice system and designed to meet the needs of both students and practitioners: approximately 300 entries (of between 500 and 1500 words) on key terms and concepts arranged alphabetically designed to meet the needs of both students and practitioners entries include summary definition, main text and key texts and sources takes full account of emerging occupational and Skills for Justice criteria edited by a leading academic and practitioner in the probation and offender management field entries contributed by leading academic and practitioners in probation and offender management.