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4th Edition

By: Ruth E. Masters , Lori Beth Way , Phyllis B. Gerstenfeld , Bernadette T. Muscat , Michael Hooper , John P.J. Dussich , Lester Pincu , Candice A. Skrapec

© 2021

Published: February 05, 2020

CJ: Realities and Challenges, 4e empowers students to think critically about the daily realities and challenges of the criminal justice system. Using the text's framework of “Observe > Investigate > Understand, students learn to recognize the myths of the U.S. criminal justice system and gain a greater comprehension of its complexities. The program brings together the insights of an expert author team of practitioners and scholars to present a contemporary and realistic perspective on a vital U.S. institution. There are many updated statistics, figures and features throughout this edition that reflect the most current criminal justice issues thereby providing the students with the most relevant material.