Voices From Criminal Justice by Copes Heith Pogrebin Mark
Voices from Criminal Justice Second Edition gives students rich insight into the criminal justice system as practitioners as well as outsiders-citizens clients jurors probationers or inmates. These qualitative and teachable articles cover all three components of the criminal justice system ensuring students will be better informed about the daily realities of criminal justice professionals in law enforcement courts and corrections. At the same time the juxtaposition of insider and outsider views allows students to look beyond the actual content of the articles and develop their own views about the functions and flaws of the criminal justice system on a societal level. This innovative text/reader now with seven new articles designed to stimulate discussions and promote critical though is perfect for undergraduate criminal justice courses in the United States and has proven to be an effective companion or alternative to traditional introductory textbooks. Voices from Criminal Justice Second Edition also offers a framework for more advanced students in special issues or capstone courses to synthesize information from earlier courses and develop their own view of American justice.