Crime Control in America: What Works? / Edition 2

Crime Control in America: What Works? / Edition 2

by John L. Worrall
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205593399

ISBN-13: 9780205593392

Pub. Date: 01/05/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Crime Control in America introduces readers to the many methods of crime control and reviews the research concerning their effectiveness.

The text covers policing, prosecution and courts, and legislative methods of crime control. It also moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and

Overview

Crime Control in America introduces readers to the many methods of crime control and reviews the research concerning their effectiveness.

The text covers policing, prosecution and courts, and legislative methods of crime control. It also moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and community levels. Finally, it covers environmental criminology, juvenile crime control, and explanations of large-scale crime trends, particularly the reductions witnessed during the 1990s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205593392
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/05/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

1. Identifying and Evaluating Crime Control

2. Crime Control Perspectives

II. LAW ENFORCEMENT APPROACHES

3. Traditional Policing

4. Proactive Policing, Directed Patrol and other Advancements

5. Community Involvement in Policing

6. Prosecutors and Crime Control

III. COURTS, CORRECTIONS, AND LEGISLATIVE APPROACHES

7. Crime Control Though Legislation

8. Crime Control in the Courts and Beyond

9. Sentencing

10. Probation, Parole, and Intermediate Sanctions

11. Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Job Training

IV. APPROACHES BEYOND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

12. Individual, Family, and Household Crime Control

13. Crime Control in the Community and in Schools

14. Reducing Criminal Opportunities through Environmental Manipulation

V. CONCLUSION

15. Putting it all Together, Explaining Crime Trends

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