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Criminal Justice Policy

Criminal Justice Policy

by Jodi Lane, Joan Petersilia

ISBN-10: 1858985684

ISBN-13: 9781858985688

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

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Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
International Library of Comparative Public Policy
Product dimensions:
6.88(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Part IThe Extent and Nature of Crime: International Perspectives
1.'Crime in International Perspective', in James Q. Wilson and Joan Petersilia (eds), Crime, Institute for Contemporary Studies (1995)3
2.'A Cross-National Comparison of Victims of Crime: Victim Surveys of Twelve Countries', International Review of Victimology, 2 (1993)31
3.'Changes in Crime and Punishment in America, England and Sweden Between the 1980s and the 1990s', Studies on Crime & Crime Prevention, 3, Annual Review (1994)56
Part IITheoretical Explanations for the Onset, Escalation, and Termination of Criminal Behavior
4.'Human Nature and Crime Control: Improving the Feasibility of Nurturant Strategies', Politics and the Life Sciences, 16 (1) (1997)85
5.'The Social Development Model: A Theory of Antisocial Behavior', in J. David Hawkins (ed.), Delinquency and Crime: Current Theories, New York: Cambridge University Press (1996)104
6.'Control Theory and the Life-Course Perspective', Studies on Crime & Crime Prevention, 4(2), Biannual Review (1995)153
7.'Understanding Variability in Lives Through Time: Contributions of Life-Course Criminology', Studies on Crime & Crime Prevention, 4 (2), Biannual Review (1995)165
Part IIIThe Social Context of Crime
AFirearms and Drugs
8.'Youth Violence, Guns, and the Illicit-Drug Industry', Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 86 (1) (1995)185
9.'Assessing Alternative Drug Control Regimes', Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 15 (3) (1996)212
BThe Family and Peers
10.'Family Relationships, Juvenile Delinquency, and Adult Criminality', Criminology, 29 (3) (1991)237
11.'Delinquent Peers, Beliefs, and Delinquent Behavior: A Longitudinal Test of Interactional Theory', Criminology, 32 (1) (1994)258
CEmployment and the Community
12.'The Social Embeddedness of Crime and Unemployment', Criminology, 31 (4) (1993)297
13.'Fear of Crime and Neighborhood Change', in Albert J. Reiss, Jr and Michael Tonry (eds), Communities and Crime, Chicago: University of Chicago Press (1986)324
DRacial Disparities and Discrimination
14.'Racial Disproportion in US Prisons', British Journal of Criminology, 34, Special Issue (1994)353
15.'Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System: Findings and Problems in the Literature', Journal of Criminal Justice, 24 (4) (1996)372
Part IVEvaluating Alternative Crime Policy Options
16.'Prevention as Cumulative Protection: Effects of Early Family Support and Education on Chronic Delinquency and Its Risks', Psychological Bulletin, 115 (1) (1994)391
17.'A Summary', Diverting Children from a Life of Crime: Measuring Costs and Benefits, Santa Monica: RAND (1996)418
18.'Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders', in James C. Howell, Barry Krisberg, J. David Hawkins and John J. Wilson (eds), Serious, Violent, & Chronic Juvenile Offenders: A Sourcebook, Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications (1995)424
BThe Effectiveness of Treatment
19.'Does Correctional Treatment Work? A Clinically Relevant and Psychologically Informed Meta-Analysis', Criminology, 28 (3) (1990)437
CSentencing and Recidivism Prediction
20'Twenty Years of Sentencing Reform: Steps Forward, Steps Backward', Judicature, 78 (4) (1995)475
21.'A Meta-Analysis of the Predictors of Adult Offender Recidivism: What Works!', Criminology, 34 (4) (1996)479
DPolicing and Law Enforcement
22.'Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety', Atlantic Monthly, 249 (3) (1982)515
23.'The Future of Policing', Law & Society Review, 30 (3) (1996)524
EProbation, Parole and Prisons
24.'A Crime Control Rationale for Reinvesting in Community Corrections', Prison Journal, 75 (4) (1995)549
25.'The Growth of Imprisonment in California', British Journal of Criminology (1994)567
Part VCrime Control Policy and The Future: What is to be Done?
26.'What To Do About Crime', Commentary, 98 (3) (1994)583
27.'Science and the Punishment/Control Movement', Social Pathology: A Journal of Reviews, 2 (1) (1996)593
28.'Interaction of Criminological Research and Public Policy', Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 12 (4) (1997)615
Name Index629

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