Criminal Justice Policy

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Table of Contents

Pt. I The Extent and Nature of Crime: International Perspectives
1 Crime in International Perspective
2 A Cross-National Comparison of Victims of Crime: Victim Surveys of Twelve Countries
3 Changes in Crime and Punishment in America, England and Sweden Between the 1980s and the 1990s
Pt. II Theoretical Explanations for the Onset, Escalation, and Termination of Criminal Behavior
4 Human Nature and Crime Control: Improving the Feasibility of Nurturant Strategies
5 The Social Development Model: A Theory of Antisocial Behavior
6 Control Theory and the Life-Course Perspective
7 Understanding Variability in Lives Through Time: Contributions of Life-Course Criminology
Pt. III The Social Context of Crime
8 Youth Violence, Guns, and the Illicit-Drug Industry
9 Assessing Alternative Drug Control Regimes
10 Family Relationships, Juvenile Delinquency, and Adult Criminality
11 Delinquent Peers, Beliefs, and Delinquent Behavior: A Longitudinal Test of Interactional Theory
12 The Social Embeddedness of Crime and Unemployment
13 Fear of Crime and Neighborhood Change
14 Racial Disproportion in US Prisons
15 Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System: Findings and Problems in the Literature
Pt. IV Evaluating Alternative Crime Policy Options
16 Prevention as Cumulative Protection: Effects of Early Family Support and Education on Chronic Delinquency and Its Risks
17 A Summary
18 Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
19 Does Correctional Treatment Work? A Clinically Relevant and Psychologically Informed Meta-Analysis
20 Twenty Years of Sentencing Reform: Steps Forward, Steps Backward
21 A Meta-Analysis of the Predictors of Adult Offender Recidivism: What Works!
22 Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety
23 The Future of Policing
24 A Crime Control Rationale for Reinvesting in Community Corrections
25 The Growth of Imprisonment in California
Pt. V Crime Control Policy and the Future: What is to be Done?
26 What To Do About Crime
27 Science and the Punishment/Control Movement
28 Interaction of Criminological Research and Public Policy
Name Index
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