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Drugs and Crime: Evaluating Public Policy Initiatives / Edition 1
     

Drugs and Crime: Evaluating Public Policy Initiatives / Edition 1

by Doris L. MacKenzie, Craig D. Uchida
 

ISBN-10: 0803944578

ISBN-13: 9780803944572

Pub. Date: 01/18/1994

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Addressing critical areas of drug control and system improvement, this book provides a comprehensive examination of policy relevant research. Leading experts explore major problems related to drug trafficking and use, focusing on important policy initiatives. Each chapter discusses a specific problem area, the policies designed to address it, research on the

Overview

Addressing critical areas of drug control and system improvement, this book provides a comprehensive examination of policy relevant research. Leading experts explore major problems related to drug trafficking and use, focusing on important policy initiatives. Each chapter discusses a specific problem area, the policies designed to address it, research on the effectiveness of those policies, and the policy implications of the research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803944572
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/18/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BACKGROUND ISSUES
Drug Control and System Improvement - Doris Layton MacKenzie
Evaluating the Success of Public Policies
Doing Evaluations in Policy Research - Albert J Reiss Jr
Implications for Drug Control Initiatives
Prevalence of Drug Use Among Criminal Offender Populations - Yih-Ing Hser, Douglas Longshore and M Douglas Anglin
Implications for Control, Treatment and Policy
Gangs and Crack Cocaine Trafficking - Malcolm W Klein and Cheryl Lee Maxson
PART TWO: POLICE INITIATIVES
Defining the Street Level Drug Market - David Weisburd and Lorraine Green
The Jersey City DMAP System
Controlling Street-Level Drug Trafficking - Craig D Uchida and Brian Forst
Professional and Community Policing Approaches
Police Crackdowns on Drug Abuse and Trafficking - Robert E Worden, Timothy S Bynum and James Frank
Assessing the Community Effects of Tactical Narcotics Teams - Michele Sviridoff and Sally T Hillsman
Drugs and Public Housing - Wesley G Skogan and Sampson O Annan
Toward an Effective Police Response
PART THREE: JUDICIAL, CORRECTIONAL AND TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES
Prosecuting Drug Offenders - Joan E Jacoby and Heike P Gramckow
Classifying Drug Offenders for Treatment - John R Hepburn
Do Criminal Sanctions Deter Drug Crimes? - Jeffery A Fagan
Shock Incarceration as an Alternative for Drug Offenders - Doris Layton MacKenzie
The Implementation and Effectiveness of Drug Testing in Community Supervision - Susan Turner, Joan Petersilia and Elizabeth Piper Deschenes
Results of an Experimental Evaluation
Treating the Juvenile Drug Offender - Elizabeth Piper Deschenes and Peter W Greenwood
EPILOGUE
Drug Policy Initiatives - Doris Layton MacKenzie
The Next 25 Years

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