9781111771812

Contemporary Issues in Criminological Theory and Research

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    9781111771812

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    1111771812

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEORY, 1/e is a concise and easy-to-use reference resource for those studying criminology and criminal justice. This exciting and thought-provoking new anthology features all of the proposals and response essays presented at the November, 2010 American Society of Criminology conference.

Table of Contents

Family
Investing Where It Counts: Preventing Delinquency and Crime with Early Family-Based Programs
Cost-Effective Crime Prevention
Keeping Up with the Jurisdiction Next Door: Access to and Use of Evidence Regarding Effective Prevention Programs for High-Risk Families
Education
The Influence of Racial Threat in Schools: Recent Research Findings
Racial Threat and Schools: Looking Beyond the Boundaries of Criminology
The Impact of Recent School Discipline Research on Racial Threat Theory
˘No Time to Talk÷: A Cautiously Optimistic Tale of Restorative Justice and Related Approaches to School Discipline
From Social Control to Social Engagement: Enabling the ˘Time and Space÷ to Talk Through Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation
Talking Back to Bazemore and Schiff: A Discussion of Restorative Justice Interventions in Schools
Religion
Crime and Religion: Assessing the Role of the Faith Factor
Toward a Criminology of Religion: Comment on Johnson and Jang
Religion as a Unique Cultural Influence on Crime and Delinquency: Expanding on Johnson and JangĂs Agenda
Prisoner Radicalization and Sacred Terrorism: A Life Course Perspective
Politicization of Prisoners is an Old and Contemporary Story
Conversion, Radicalization, and the Life Course: Future Research Questions
Economy
Family and Neighborhood Effects on Youth Violence: Does Community Economic Development Increase Adolescent Well-Being?
Do Business Improvement Districts Exert a Contextual Effect on Adolescent Well-Being?
Geographically Targeted Economic Development Policy and Youth Violence
Fraud Vulnerabilities, the Financial Crisis, and the Business Cycle
The Effect of Economic Conditions on Fraud Arrest Rates: A Comment on Levi
Evolutionary Ecology, Fraud, and the Global Financial Crisis
Polity
Imprisonment and Crime Control: Building Evidence-Based Policy
Less Imprisonment, Less Crime: A Reply to Nagin
Deterrence, Economics, and the Context of Drug Markets
The Great Recession and the Great Confinement: The Economic Crisis and the Future of Penal Reform
Mass Incarceration and the Great Recession: A Comment on Gottschalk
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