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BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS



Part One: The Foundations of Criminal Justice

Chapter One: Crime and Justice in the United States

Chapter Two: Crime and Its Consequences

Chapter Three: Explaining Crime

Chapter Four: The Rule of Law



Part Two: Law Enforcement

Chapter Five: History and Structure of American Law Enforcement

Chapter Six: Policing: Roles, Styles, and Functions

Chapter Seven: Policing America: Issues and Ethics



Part Three: The Courts

Chapter Eight: The Administration of Justice

Chapter Nine: Sentencing, Appeals, and the Death Penalty



Part Four: Corrections

Chapter Ten: Institutional Corrections

Chapter Eleven: Prison Life, Inmate Rights, Release, and Recidivism

Chapter Twelve: Community Corrections



Part Five: Additional Issues in Criminal Justice

Chapter Thirteen: Juvenile Justice

Chapter Fourteen: The Future of Criminal Justice in the United States