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Visions or Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century / Edition 2
     

Visions or Change: Crime and Justice in the 21st Century / Edition 2

by Roslyn Muraskin, Albert R. Roberts, Albert R. Roberts
 

ISBN-10: 0130962392

ISBN-13: 9780130962393

Pub. Date: 08/12/1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Exceptionally current and complete, this collection of readings examines -- in detail -- critical criminal justice policies and practices as evident in all criminal justice agencies throughout the United States. Linking the past, present, and future of criminal justice, the authors discuss important issues currently impacting the system, address the

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Exceptionally current and complete, this collection of readings examines -- in detail -- critical criminal justice policies and practices as evident in all criminal justice agencies throughout the United States. Linking the past, present, and future of criminal justice, the authors discuss important issues currently impacting the system, address the challenges that lie ahead in criminal justice in the 21st century, and outline their vision for how these issues will be handled in the next century. Covers a wide range of topics -- including gangs, international terrorism, crime victims, policing, constitutional law and the courts, correctional issues, technology, gender and race issues, etc. Discusses policy implications into the next century and examines the most promising and reform-oriented policies, programs, and technological advancements for the 21st century. For anyone interested in a state-of-the-art discussion of critical criminal justice policies and practices as evident in all criminal justice agencies throughout the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130962393
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/12/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
444
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

I. OVERVIEW.

1. Looking to the Future of Criminal Justice, Roslyn Muraskin, Ph.D. and Albert R. Roberts, D.S.W.

II. LINKING CRIME CHALLENGES IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.

2. The War on Drugs: Treatment, Research and Substance Abuse Intervention in the Twenty-First Century, C. Aaron McNeece, Bruce Bullington, Elizabeth L. Mayfield and David W. Springer.
3. International Terrorism and the United States, Edith E. Flynn.
4. Gangs: Origins, Status, Community Responses, and Policy Implications, Kenneth J. Peak.
5. The Situation of Crime Victims in the Early Decades of the Twenty-First Century, Andrew Karmen.
6. Looking for a New Approach to an Old Problem: The Future of Obscenity and Pornography, Jay S. Albanese.
7. Murder and Mayhem in the Media: Public Perceptions (and Misperceptions) of Crime and Criminality, Charles B. Field and Robert A. Jerin.

III. POLICING NOW AND INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.

8. Police Response to Domestic Violence Complaints: Bridging the Present to the Future, Albert R.Roberts and Vincent Henry.
9. The Influence of Community in Community Policing in the Twenty-First Century, Michael J. Palmiotto.
10. Legal Issues in Policing, Robert J. Meadows.

IV. THE COURTS AND FUTURE INTERPRETATION OF LAW.

11. The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty in theTwenty-First Century Kenneth Haas.
12. The Bill of Rights in the Twenty-First Century, Alexander B. Smith and Harriet Pollack.
13. A Study of the Criminal Motivations of Sentenced Jail Inmates, Robert J. Meadows and Kimberly L. Ankin.

V. TECHNOLOGY AND THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.

14. Technology and Criminal Justice, Joseph J. Grau.
15. The Technoeconomic Revolution: Reengineering Criminal Justice Organizations and Workplaces, Rosemary L. Gido.
16. Prosecuting Environmental Crime in the Twenty-First Century, Donald J. Rebovich.
17. Impact of Computer Based Technologies on Criminal Justice: Transition to the Twenty-First Century, William G. Archambeault.

VI. CORRECTIONAL ISSUES OF THE FUTURE.

18. Court-Ordered Reform of Jails: Past, Present, and Future Wayne N. Welsh.
19. The Reproduction of Violence in American Prisons, Michael Welch.
20. Correctional Health Care Now and into the Twenty-First Century, James M. Tesoriero and Malcolm L. McCullough.
21. Sentencing into the Twenty-First Century: Sentence Enhancement and Life Without Parole, Etta Morgan-Sharp and Robert T. Sigler.

VII. GENDER AND RACE ISSUES: NOW AND INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY.

22. Women and the Law: An Agenda for Change in the Twenty-First Century, Roslyn Muraskin.
23. The Administration of Justice Based on Gender and Race, Etta Morgan-Sharp.
24. The Next Generation: Women in Policing in the Twenty-First Century, Donna C. Hale and Mark M. Lanier.
25. HIV Related Issues for Incarcerated Women in the Twenty-First Century: Statistical, Medicinal, and Theoretical, Mark M. Lanier.

VIII. CONCLUSION.

26. The Future, Roslyn Muraskin.

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