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This text will provide a comprehensive overview of the criminal justice and criminology curriculum through contributed essays directed at senior level capstone courses, and upper level seminars designed to review and expand upon key areas of study. The text will explore and examine theory, cases, laws and policies as they have been shaped by a larger social, cultural, and historical context. Topics span the gamut of the CJ and Criminology curriculum, including crime theory, law enforcement, jurisprudence, corrections and organizations. Each topic category will include a presentation of historical and contemporary material to illustrate the breadth of research, policy and practice implications of each. This book may also serve as a supplemental text in topical courses such as policing, courts or corrections.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Many Voices in Justice|
|Criminal Justice and Criminological Paradigms|
|The Importance of Ethics in Criminal Justice|
|Criminological Theory and Crime Explanation|
|Unleashing the Power of Criminal Justice Theory|
|Offenses and Offenders|
|Gender Matters: Trends in Girls' Criminality|
|Race and Crime|
|Culture, Media and Crime|
|Crime and Economics: Consumer Culture, Criminology and the Politics of Exclusion|
|Terrorism and the Criminal Justice System: Questions, Issues and Current Applicable Law|
|Developments in Cyber Criminology|
|Policing and Law Enforcement|
|A History of American Policing|
|Contemporary Policing: Police Work in the 21st Century|
|Policy and Jurisprudence|
|Police Organization and Administration|
|The Juvenile Justice System|
|Corrections and Societal Response|
|The Philosophical and Ideological Underpinnings of Corrections|
|Community Corrections, Rehabilitation, Reintegration and Reentry|
|Restorative Justice in Theory|
|Garbage In, Garbage Out? Convict Criminology, the Convict Code and Participatory Prison Reform|
|About the EDITORS|
|About the Contributors|
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