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
Published: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Police behavior
  • Police discretion
  • Police operations
  • The police role
  • Police use of deadly force
  • Female police officers
  • Preconviction dispositions
  • The guilty pleas process
  • The jury trial
  • Sentencing
  • Structuring sentencing decisions
  • Correctional goals
  • Community corrections
  • Inmate subcultures
  • Inmate violence
  • Correctional officers.