Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-first Century

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Law - 545 pages
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Comprising 26 chapters, this textbook covers major areas of recent and forthcoming change in the American criminal justice system. These include policy matters, the behavior of police, courts, and corrections, the role of technology, and continued controversies surrounding race and gender. Specific

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Contents

Looking to the Future of Criminal Justice
3
Current practices in drug offender intervention
14
Toward a Paradigm Shift in Drug Policy
23
Copyright

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Roslyn Muraskin, Ph.D., is Professor of Criminal Justice at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. She received her doctorate in criminal justice from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in 1989. She holds a master's degree in political science from New York University and a bachelor of arts degree from Queens College. She is the Trustee for the northeast region of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). Dr. Muraskin was the recipient of the Award for Excellence from the Minorities Section of the ACJS, honored for her work with AIDS education by the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, and was the recipient of the Fellow Award from the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences. Her publications include It's a Crime: Women and Justice (third edition, Spring 2002), Morality and the Law, and is working on a major text in the field of corrections, all published by Prentice Hall. She is also the editor of The Justice Professional, a referenced journal published quarterly by Taylor and Francis. She is the author of many major papers and articles, and is often quoted in the media as an expert in women's issues and issues of criminal justice.

Albert R. Roberts, Ph.D., is Professor of Criminal Justice and Social Work at University College, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey. He is Chairperson of the Administration of Justice Department at Rutgers. He received his doctorate in social work form the University of Maryland, School of Social Work. His M.S. degree is in sociology and criminology from the graduate faculty of Long Island University, and his B.A. is from the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. Dr. Roberts is the lead editor on the 130chapter volume entitled Social Workers' Desk Reference (Oxford University Press, 2001) and the Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research, second edition (Oxford University Press, 2000). He is also the Editor of two different book series with Springer Publishing Company. He is the founding co-editor of the Journal of Brief Therapy (with Dr. Gilbert J. Greene).He has numerous publications to his credit, including numerous peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

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