Fagin'sCriminal Justice, 2nd edition introduces students to the real world of criminal justice.This applied text provides comprehensive coverage of the criminal justice system, simply explained and illustrated throughout. James Fagin uses clear examples drawn from decades of experience to bring criminal justice alive for students, and places the criminal justice system in the broader context of American government. A wealth of active learning, problem solving, and decision-making opportunities throughout each chapter allow students to critically think about real situations and get involved as citizens and pre-professionals. New to this edition 3 New Chapters: Chapter 4: Victimology: The Other Side of Crimeexplores this growing area in criminology/ criminal justice by discussing the study of victims and patterns of victimization. Chapter 9: Homeland Security: The New Era of Federalism and Policingaddresses the monumental effect of 9/11 and the War on Terror on the criminal justice system. Chapter 17: The Juvenile Justice Systemcovers the goals, origin, and jurisdiction of the juvenile courts. Praise for the text: "Fagin writes in an informative manner that permits for fast and vast learning. This book is advanced enough for excellent students but still not too advanced for students who are still learning how to learn. It is the best book on the intro to CJ market in terms of appealability to a broad audience." Michael Jordan Lamar University "Fagin's Criminal Justice is a fun, well-researched, comprehensive text that particularly serves students with an interest in applied, pragmatic criminal justice." Matt DeLisi Iowa State University "I have used his text before (as well as others) and I always return to Fagin. Thank you, Mr. Fagin, for your wonderful work!" Professor Kimora John Jay College of Criminal Justice "The writing is clear, to the point, and students respond quite well to the overall text." Tracy Tolbert California State University, Long BeachJames A. Fagin is the author of 'Criminal Justice Second Edition' with ISBN 9780205478934 and ISBN 020547893X.