Administration and Management of Criminal Justice Organizations : A Book of Readings

ISBN-10: 1577663101
ISBN-13: 9781577663102
Edition: 4th 2004
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Waveland Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 617
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

The nature of criminal justice organizationsp. 1
Two models of the criminal justice system : an organizational perspectivep. 4
The political and organizational response to gangs : an examination of a "moral panic" in Nevadap. 21
The desirability of goal conflict within the criminal justice systemp. 44
Metropolitan development and policing : the elephant in the living roomp. 57
Drug courts : a bridge between criminal justice and health servicesp. 69
Addicted to the drug war : the role of civil asset forfeiture as a budgetary necessity in contemporary law enforcementp. 91
The individual in criminal justice organizationsp. 121
Militarizing Mayberry and beyond : making sense of American paramilitary policingp. 124
Good policingp. 146
"But how can you sleep nights?"p. 167
Supervisory styles of patrol sergeants and lieutenantsp. 197
Getting rid of the prima donnas : the bureaucratization of a probation departmentp. 223
Is a "correctional officer," by any other name, a "screw"?p. 237
Citizen complaints and problem officers : examining officer behaviorp. 256
Group behavior in criminal justice organizationsp. 277
Fatal attraction : an analysis of employee boundary violations in a southern prison system, 1995-1998p. 280
Humor in the briefing room : a study of the strategic uses of humor among policep. 311
The rhetoric of personal loyalty to superiors in criminal justice agenciesp. 330
Contraband : the basis for legitimate power in a prison social systemp. 351
The illusion of structure : a critique of the classical model of organization and the discretionary power of correctional officersp. 363
Processes in criminal justice organizationsp. 381
Targeted crime reduction efforts in ten communities : lessons for the project safe neighborhoods initiativep. 384
Multijurisdictional drug task forces : an analysis of impactsp. 399
Case routinization in investigative police workp. 420
Negotiation and plea bargaining models : an organizational perspectivep. 439
Maintaining the myth of individualized justice : probation presentence reportsp. 453
Change in criminal justice organizationsp. 473
The dangers of criminal justice reformp. 477
Assessing the impediments to organizational change : a view of community policingp. 497
This jail for rent : the anatomy of a deal too good to be truep. 508
Three strikes as a public policy : the convergence of the new penology and the McDonaldization of punishmentp. 521
Jails and judicial review : special problems for local facilitiesp. 543
Putting the "what works" research into practice : an organizational perspectivep. 559
The rhetoric of community policingp. 576
Research utilization in complex organizations : a case study in correctionsp. 596
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