Walden Two

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Macmillan, 1976 - Law - 301 pages
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A Utopian community organized around behaviorist principles offers provocative alternatives to a society lacking direction.

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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

It's interesting and not horribly-written for a doctor, but then you get to the end and realize he's propounding living in giant Brave New World type societies where everyone's behavior is rigorously controlled by doctors and science. Scary, damn behavioral psychologists. Read full review

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read while in college and even then educational reform was an issue Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
1
The Dilemma Complicated
9
Law Enforcement in a Democratic Society
16
The Setting Method and Development of
23
Development of Data Collection
30
Ethical Issues
36
The Symbolic Assailant and Police Culture
44
Police Solidarity
50
Creating an Informant
139
The Big Case
150
Summary and Conclusion
156
The Clearance Rate
162
Clearance Rates and the Administration of Justice
168
Summary and Conclusions
174
The Police Officers View of Criminal Justice
181
Administrative Bias of the Craftsman
191

Social Isolation and Authority
53
A Comparative Glance at Police Role and Culture
60
Operational Environment and Police
69
Traffic Warrant Enforcement
75
Racial Prejudice and the Warrant Police Officer
81
The Confrontation of the Suspect
89
Behavior Patterns of Prostitutes
95
Enforcement Police Statistics and Prostitution Patterns
102
The Informer System
109
The Informer in Narcotics Control
117
The Payoff According to Type of Crime
123
Criminal Discovery and the Informer System
129
The Narcotics Enforcement Pattern
135
Conventional Morality Judicial Control
199
The Exclusionary Rule
205
Police Culture and Legal Rules
213
Police Attitudes Toward the Judiciary
219
The Working Police Officer Police Professionalism
225
The Community and Police Conduct
234
EPILOGUE A Contemporary Law Enforcement in
241
Eastville and Westville
246
Criminal Investigations
262
Police Professionalism and Bureaucratic Control
278
CommunityOriented Policing
295
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About the author (1976)

Skolnick is a sociologist, he is also a Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.

Skinner was professor of psychology at Harvard University and is considered the dean of American behaviorists.

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