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The Police in America: An Introduction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher McGraw-Hill Humanities Social
Publication date October 3, 2012
Pages 572
Binding Paperback
Edition 8
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780078026546
ISBN-10 0078026547
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.25 by 9 in.
Weight 1.90 lbs.
Original list price $237.85
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today. Descriptive and analytical, the text is designed to offer undergraduate students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems they face, and the many reforms and innovations that have taken place in policing. Using timely articles and excerpts, the authors take readers beyond the headlines and statistics to present a comprehensive and contemporary overview of what it means to be a police officer.

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Editions
Paperback
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With Charles M. Katz | 8 unbnd edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (November 19, 2012)
9780077805548 | details & prices | 572 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $178.60
About: The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Charles M. Katz | 8 edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (October 3, 2012)
9780078026546 | details & prices | 572 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $237.85
About: The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today.
With Charles M. Katz | 7 edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (January 29, 2010)
9780078111495 | details & prices | 552 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $184.60
About: The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today.
With Charles M. Katz | 6 edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (February 2, 2007)
9780073527925 | details & prices | 568 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $124.25
About: The Police in America provides a comprehensive introduction to the foundations of policing in the United States today.
5 pap/cdr edition from McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (October 31, 2004)
9780072944785 | details & prices | 564 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $134.90
About: Descriptive and analytical, the text is designed to offer undergraduate students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, problems related to policing, and the many reforms and innovations that have been attempted in police work.
With Charles M. Katz | 5th edition from McGraw-Hill (July 1, 2004)
9780072873252 | details & prices | List price $76.56
About: Descriptive and analytical, the text is designed to offer undergraduate students a balanced and up-to-date overview of who the police are and what they do, the problems related to policing, and the many reforms and innovations that have been attempted.
With Charles M. Katz | from Macmillan/McGraw-Hill School (March 1, 2002)
9780072414912 | details & prices | 514 pages | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $97.30
With Wayne Erbsen | 3rd edition from McGraw-Hill College (September 1, 1998)
9780070679115 | details & prices | 401 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $63.55
This edition also contains Southern Mountain Fiddle
With Andrew R. Liddle | from McGraw-Hill College (January 1, 1992)
9780070678699 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $60.35
This edition also contains An Introduction to Modern Cosmology
About: This is a comprehensive, introductory survey of police, police work, and police systems intended for criminal justice courses on police administration, and courses on criminology or the sociology of law enforcement.

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