Academic Politics and the History of Criminal Justice Education

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Author: Frank Morn

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313293160

Category: Political Science

Page: 240

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The rise of academic criminal justice from its beginnings at the University of California through its split into academic verses vocational models.

Evaluating Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Author: Ellen G. Cohn,David P. Farrington,Richard Alan Wright

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313301537

Category: Law

Page: 147

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This book utilizes citation analysis of recent articles and books to identify influential scholars, important works, and patterns of issues and trends in criminology and criminal justice research.

Crime History and Histories of Crime

Studies in the Historiography of Crime and Criminal Justice in Modern History

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Author: Clive Emsley,Louis A. Knafla

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313287220

Category: Social Science

Page: 313

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Essays on criminal behavior and justice around the world, from medieval Western Europe to modern Canada.

Crime Control and Social Justice

The Delicate Balance

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Author: Darnell Felix Hawkins,Samuel L. Myers,Randolph N. Stone

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313307904

Category: Social Science

Page: 488

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This collection examines the perennial tension between society's need to protect its citizens from crime, while assuring that the crime control and reduction measures that it enacts do not deny basic rights or exacerbate the socioeconomic inequality that gives rise to disparate rates of offending. Focusing largely on developments in criminal justice policies and practices enacted during the last few decades, the essays in this volume explore the delicate balance between governmental crime control efforts and professed goals of promoting social justice and protecting civil liberties.

Crime and Social Control in a Changing China

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Author: Jianhong Liu,Lening Zhang,Steven F. Messner

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313316524

Category: Law

Page: 197

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Thirteen contributions from international academics, many of whom were born and grew up in China, discuss recent research in crime and social control in China. They consider some of the reasons for the increase in economic crimes and corruption in recent decades as China's economy has been in transi