Criminology and Public Policy Putting Theory to Work

ISBN-10: 1439900078
ISBN-13: 9781439900079
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Temple University Press
Publication date: 1/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
The Policy Implications of General Theories of Crime
Introduction to Part I: Putting Criminological Theory into Practice
Control Balance Theory and Social Policy
Controlling Crime: Recommendations from General Strain Theory
The Normal Crime Rate, the Economy, and Mass Incarceration: An Institutional Anomie Perspective on Crime Control Policy
A General Theory of Crime and Public Policy
Nothing Is as Practical as a Good Theory: Social Learning Theory and the Treatment and Prevention of Delinquency
Routine Precautions, Criminology, and Crime Prevention
The Policy implications of Theory Applied to Specific Crime Types
Introduction to Part II: Impact of Theory and Policy on Key Criminological issues
Decision Making by Persistent Thieves and Crime Control Policy
Theories of Gang Behavior and Public Policy
State Crime Theory and Control
Theories of White-Collar Crime and Public Policy
Drug Law and Violent Retaliation
Feminist Criminology: Beyond the Slaying of Demons
Critical Race Perspectives: Explaining the Differential Treatment of Racial Minorities by the Criminal Justice System
Problem-Solving Restorative Justice: From Incidents and Cases to Community Building and Collective Outcomes in a New Response to Youth Crime
Contributors
Index

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