New Technology of Crime, Law and Social Control

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2007-07-15
  • Publisher: Criminal Justice Pr

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A comprehensive overview of the effects of new technology on criminality, crime prevention, and the criminal justice system is presented in this new textbook/reader. Fourteen chapters explore five critical issues:

Table of Contents

About the Editorsp. vii
Introduction - The New Technology of Crime, Law and Social Controlp. 1
The Impact of Technology on Criminalityp. 23
Technology, Crime Control and the Private Sector in the 21st Centuryp. 49
Crime Prevention and Hard Technology: The Case of CCTV and Improved Street Lightingp. 81
Crime Prevention and Soft Technology: Risk Assessment, Threat Assessment, and the Prevention of Violencep. 103
Policing and "Hard" Technologyp. 133
The Police and Soft Technology: How Information Technology Contributes to Police Decision Makingp. 153
The Courts and Hard Technology: Applying Technological Solutions to Legal Issuesp. 185
The Courts and Soft Technologyp. 211
Institutional Corrections and Hard Technologyp. 227
Institutional Corrections and Soft Technologyp. 245
Community Corrections and Hard Technologyp. 287
Community Corrections and Soft Technologyp. 327
The Engineering of Social Control: Intended and Unintended Consequencesp. 347
Web Links for the New Technology of Crime, Law and Social Controlp. 373
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