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9780847690848

Community Justice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780847690848

  • ISBN10:

    0847690849

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-07-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc

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Summary

In this book, several leading scholars examine the central concerns of this emerging field. Subjects discussed include the role of community organizations in crime prevention; the structural and cultural issues underlying the concentration of race, poverty, and crime; community policing; and community prosecution and sanctioning.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
I. INTRODUCTION 3(28)
1. The Community Justice Movement
3(28)
Todd R. Clear
David R. Karp
II. COMMUNITY ACTION 31(66)
2. Community Organizations and Crime
31(16)
Susan F. Bennett
3. The Takoma Orange Hats: Fighting Crime and Building Community in Washington, D.C.
47(34)
Suzanne Goldsmith-Hirsch
4. Building Community Capacity to Prevent Violence through Coalitions and Partnerships
81(16)
David M. Chavis
III. RACE AND CLASS 97(40)
5. Toward a Theory of Race, Crime, and Urban Inequality
97(22)
Robert J. Sampson
William Julius Wilson
6. Crime and the Racial Fears of White Americans
119(18)
Wesley G. Skogan
IV. COMMUNITY POLICING 137(116)
7. A Tale of Two Targets: Limitations of Community Anticrime Actions
137(30)
Michael E. Buerger
8. "Angels in Marble": Problems in Stimulating Community Involvement in Community Policing
167(36)
Randolph M. Grinc
9. Civil Liberties and Aggressive Enforcement: Balancing the Rights of Individuals and Society in the Drug War
203(30)
Dennis P. Rosenbaum
10. Disorder and the Court
233(20)
George L. Kelling
Catherine M. Coles
V. COMMUNITY PROSECUTION AND SANCTIONING 253(120)
11. Community Prosecution: Portland's Experience
253(26)
Barbara Boland
12. Conditions of Successful Reintegration Ceremonies: Dealing with Juvenile Offenders
279(48)
John Braithwaite
Stephen Mugford
13. The "Community" in Community Justice: Issues, Themes, and Questions for the New Neighborhood Sanctioning Models
327(46)
Gordon Bazemore
VI. CONCLUSION 373(6)
14. Community Justice in a Communitarian Perspective
373(6)
Amitai Etzioni
Index 379(6)
About the Contributors 385

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