Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 August 2002

362 Pages

6-7/8 x 9-3/16 inches

ISBN: 9780195330175

Bookseller Code (04)

Controversies in Criminal Justice

Contemporary Readings

Edited by Scott H. Decker, Leanne Fiftal Alarid, and Charles M. Katz

This innovative volume provides two contrasting essays for each of sixteen criminal justice and criminology issues, including such provocative subjects as terrorism, guns and crime, and racial profiling. The essays present opposing viewpoints: one supports the issue, while the other disputes it.

The text also incorporates the following pedagogical features:
* An introduction of key concepts
* Critical thinking questions
* Internet websites for further research


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