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Crime Control in America What Works?

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ISBN-10: 0134848187

ISBN-13: 9780134848181

Edition: 4th 2019

Authors: John L. Worrall

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For courses in crime prevention, introduction to criminal justice, and criminal justice policy. Balanced, comprehensive introduction to crime control Crime Control in America: What Works? provides comprehensive coverage of what works in policing, prosecution, courts, and legislative methods of crime control. It also moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and community levels. Finally, it covers environmental criminology and explanations of large-scale crime trends. The 4th edition includes new sections covering the most current and controversial topics in crime control, including the alleged Ferguson effect,…    
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Book details

List price: $88.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/10/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). A Seattle native, he received a B.A., double majoring in psychology and law and justice, from Central Washington University in 1994. Both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) were received from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999-2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined UTD in Fall 2006, was promoted to full professor in 2008, and in 2010 was selected to direct the criminology program. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics…