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9781577662280

Theorizing Criminal Justice : Eight Essential Orientations

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    9781577662280

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    1577662288

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-01
  • Publisher: Waveland Pr Inc

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Table of Contents

Preface ix
1 Criminal Justice Theory: Why Ask Why? 1(18)
Varieties of Theory
3(2)
Theoretical Orientations as Metaphor
5(2)
What Is Our Object of Study?
7(2)
The Practicality of Theory
9(1)
Theoretical Awakening
10(1)
Eight Theoretical Orientations
11(8)
2 Criminal Justice as Rational/Legalism 19(22)
Rational/Legal Thinking and Assumptions
20(1)
Defenders of Our Response to Crime
21(2)
Article 1 Of Crimes and Punishments
23(6)
Cesare Beccaria
Article 2 To Secure These Rights
29(2)
Ernest van den Haag
Article 3 Deadly Myths about Crime and Punishment in the United States
31(10)
Charles Logan & John J. Dilulio, Jr.
3 Criminal Justice as a System 41(38)
The Garden Pond: Systems Theory and Concepts
41(1)
The Criminal Justice Organism and System Thinking
42(1)
Contributions to Our Understanding
43(1)
One Orientation, Two Strains
44(2)
Article 4 Origins of the Contemporary Criminal Justice Paradigm: The American Bar Foundation Survey, 1953-1969
46(23)
Samuel Walker
Article 5 Science and Technology and the Criminal Justice System
69(10)
The Institute for Defense Analysis
4 Criminal Justice as Crime Control vs. Due Process 79(26)
Packer's Ambivalence about the Criminal Justice System
81(1)
Value Clash: A Catalyst for Critique and Thought
82(1)
From Forced Reaction to Choosing to Act
83(2)
Article 6 Two Models of the Criminal Process
85(16)
Herbert L. Packer
Article 7 Crime Control, Due Process and "The Case for the Prosecution": A Problem of Terminology?
101(4)
Peter Duff
5 Criminal Justice as Politics 105(32)
Thinking Politically: The Pursuit of Interests
106(1)
Leftist and Rightist Ideology in Criminal Justice
107(1)
Is Wright Right?
107(1)
The Symbolism of Getting Tough
108(1)
Two Directions
108(2)
Article 8 Ideology and Criminal Justice Policy: Some Current Issues
110(11)
Walter B. Miller
Article 9 The Desirability of Goal Conflict within the Criminal Justice System
121(5)
Kevin N. Wright
Article 10 Crime, Culture, and Political Conflict
126(11)
Stuart A. Scheingold
6 Criminal Justice as Socially Constructed Reality 137(40)
Intellectual Foundation: The Interpretive School
138(2)
Criminal Justice as Drama
140(1)
Criminal Justice as Moral Panic
141(1)
Myths and Criminal Justice
142(1)
A Point of Departure
142(3)
Article 11 The Police: Mandate, Strategies, and Appearances
145(11)
Peter Manning
Article 12 Chicano Youth Gangs and Crime: The Creation of a Moral Panic
156(11)
Marjorie S. Zatz
Article 13 Inventing Criminal Justice: Myth and Social Construction
167(10)
Victor E. Kappeler
7 Criminal Justice as Growth Complex 177(38)
The Notion of a Growth Complex
177(2)
The Growth Complex Explained
179(4)
Merging Complexes
183(3)
Article 14 The Corrections-Commercial Complex
186(11)
J. Robert Lilly & Paul Knepper
Article 15 The Crime Control Industry and the Management of the Surplus Population
197(18)
Randall G. Shelden & William B. Brown
8 Criminal Justice as Oppression 215(62)
Intellectual/Historical Context
216(3)
Expansive and Diverse Coverage
219(2)
Socialism, Critique and Praxis: A New Eclecticism
221(1)
Bias and Subtlety
222(3)
Article 16 Feminism and Criminology
225(9)
Kathleen Daly & Meda Chesney-Lind
Article 17 Feminist Theory, Crime, and Justice
234(11)
Sally S. Simpson
Article 18 Affirmative Race Law
245(12)
Katheryn K. Russell
Article 19 Poverty and the Criminal Process
257(4)
William J. Chambliss & Robert B. Seidman
Article 20 Crime Control in the Capitalist State
261(10)
Richard Quinney
Article 21 Crisis and Control
271(6)
Christian Parenti
9 Criminal Justice as Late Modernity 277(46)
Understanding Criminal Justice through Late Modern Lenses
278(2)
Five Key Themes
280(4)
An Intellectual Project
284(2)
Article 22 Crime Control and Social order
286(16)
David Garland
Article 23 The New Penology: Notes on the Emerging Strategy of Corrections and Its Implications
302(21)
Malcolm M. Feeley & Jonathan Simon
10 Conclusion 323(4)
Index 327

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