Forty studies that changed criminal justice : explorations into the history of criminal justice research /

Carefully chosen based on their impact on the discipline or their capacity to spark controversy, the studies offer a historical look into the field of policing, courts and corrections. Each summary includes: a complete citation; background information; a description of methodology; a summary of resu...

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Main Author: Thistlethwaite, Amy B.
Other Authors: Wooldredge, John.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2010.
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Summary:Carefully chosen based on their impact on the discipline or their capacity to spark controversy, the studies offer a historical look into the field of policing, courts and corrections. Each summary includes: a complete citation; background information; a description of methodology; a summary of results; an evaluation of the research; and suggestions for further reading. --from publisher description
Physical Description:xxi, 381 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780132349758 (pbk.)
0132349752 (pbk.)