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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Topics covered include community policing, obscenity, pornography, public perceptions of crime and criminality, legal issues in policing, impact of international law on the U.S. Death Penalty, juvenile justice, technology and criminal justice, prison privatization, sentencing and life without parole, women in policing.

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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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About the author (2002)

Roslyn Muraskin, Ph.D., is a tenured Full Professor of criminal justice at the C.W. Post Campus of Long IslandUniversity. Her published works include IT'S A CRIME: WOMEN AND JUSTICE (2007), Prentice Hall, KEY CORRECTIONAL ISSUES (2005), Prentice Hall, MEDIA AND CRIME: HEADLINES OR REALITY (in press), Prentice Hall, KEY CORRECTIONAL ISSUES (2005), Prentice Hall, VISIONS FOR CHANGE: CRIME AND JUSTICE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, ( 2005 4th edition) Prentice Hall with Albert R. Roberts, Editor of the WOMEN'S SERIES for Prentice Hall including: "Women in Law Enforcement Careers (2005), The Female Homicide Offender: Serial Murder and the Case of Aileen Wuornos (2004), The Incarcerated Woman: Rehabilitative Programming in Criminal Justice (2003)," plus others, MORALITY AND THE LAW (2001) Prentice Hall. Additionally, Dr. Muraskin is the Editor of the Criminal Justice Series, A CRITICAL JOURNAL OF CRIME, LAW AND SOCIETY, a refereed journal published quarterly by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, and serves on the Board of many Journals and publications, including the Editorial Board of the "Encyclopedia of Criminology."" "Dr. Muraskin serves as the director of the Long Island Women' Institute for the College of Management at Long Island University, as well as the executive director of the Alumni Chapter for the College of Management. She served in the capacity of associate dean of the College of Management (1990-1996) and as director of the School of Public Service. Among the awards she has received: "You Have Made a World of Difference," College of Management, Long Island University; Long Island Women's Agenda Outstanding Contributions; Recipient of Outstanding Contribution Award toCriminal Justice, Minority Section of ACJS, Recipient of Fellow Award for Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, Honoree at Golf Outing of Long Island Association for Aids Care, plus. She received her doctorate in criminal justice from the GraduateCenter at the CityUniversity of New York, and her master's degree at New YorkUniversity. She received her bachelor's degree from QueensCollege. She currently holds the position of Vice-Chair of the Women's Division of the American Society of Criminology, served as Trustee of Region One for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, as well as President of the Northeastern Association for Criminal Justice Sciences. She is also a community activist currently working on issues regarding the Environment. Dr. Muraskin's main research interests are those of gender and the law, as well as those issues that impact prisoners in correctional facilities. She is a frequent guest lecturer on issues of gender, race and the law, and can be seen on television and hard on radio.

D.S.W. from U. of Maryland. Chairman of Administration of Justice Department. Author or co-author of ten books, many in second or third editions, among them: Moraskin/Roberts: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century 2ND (PH, 1998, 444 pp. $55.00), Roberts: Crisis Intervention Handbook: Assessment, Treatment, and Research 2/e (O.U.P., 2000), Roberts ed. Juvenile Justice: Policies, Programs, and Services 2/e (Wadsworth, 1998, 300 pp. $45.95) He has also published two other books with Sage: Crisis Intervention and Time-Limited Cognitive Treatment - pub'd.1/95, sales to date of 2,585/$61,662 (2,290 paper/$50,497) Helping Crime Victims: Research, Policy and Practice - pub'd 6/90, sales to date of 3,031/$57,325 (2,425 paper/$40,943)