Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents
"THE BEST TEXT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE." --Gary W. Potter, Eastern Kentucky University Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents uses a distinctive ... Show synopsis "THE BEST TEXT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE." --Gary W. Potter, Eastern Kentucky University Criminal Justice: Mainstream and Crosscurrents uses a distinctive crosscurrents theme to teach students about the complexities of the criminal justice system--and help them think critically about critical issues. Completely revised and updated, the third edition offers: THE LATEST, MOST CUTTING-EDGE INFORMATION "An exceptional update. The examples are relevant and current; they vibrantly exemplify the issues and challenges facing our criminal justice system today."--Rachel L. Rayburn, Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne BROAD, COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE FIELD "John Randolph Fuller covers a broad gamut of topics and provides enough color and depth that students are both educated and engaged in the class material."--Brian Lawton, George Mason University "Fresh and insightful. Some of the topics addressed aren't usually seen in other texts of this kind--read it and you will be surprised."--Deborah Woodward Rhyne, University of Central Florida A UNIQUE APPROACH "This text presents a balanced perspective that facilitates students' development of critical analysis skills."--Brian W. Donavant, University of Tennessee at Martin "Engaging and thought provoking. This book helps students develop critical-thinking skills, and gives them a chance to explore the reasons behind how the criminal justice system was created and many of its challenges from the past to present."--Robert J. Duran, New Mexico State University CLEAR AND COMPELLING WRITING "Easy to read and understand, yet comprehensive and detailed."--Serguei Cheloukhine, John Jay College of Criminal Justice "Clear and concise. Fuller does an excellent job of presenting complex issues and ideas in an accessible manner."--Christopher Salvatore, Montclair State University"