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Title Criminology and public policy : putting theory to work / edited by Hugh D. Barlow and Scott H. Decker.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  364 C929CA    Check Shelf
Description xiv, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to part one : putting criminological theory into practice / Hugh D. Barlow and Scott H. Decker -- Control balance theory and social policy / Charles R. Tittle -- Controlling crime : recommendations from general strain theory / Robert Agnew -- The normal crime rate, the economy, and mass incarceration : an institutional anomie perspective on crime control policy / Richard Rosenfeld and Steven F. Messner -- A general theory of crime and public policy / Alex R. Piquero -- Nothing is as practical as a good theory : social learning theory and the treatment and prevention of delinquency / Ronald L. Akers -- Routine precautions, criminology, and crime prevention / Marcus Felson and Ronald V. Clarke -- Introduction to part two : impact of theory and policy on key criminological issues / Hugh D. Barlow and Scott H. Decker -- Decision making by persistent thieves and crime control policy / Neal Shover and Heith Copes -- Theories of gang behavior and public policy / Jean McGloin and Scott H. Decker -- State crime theory and control / Dawn L. Rothe and David Kauzlarich -- Theories of white-collar crime and public policy / Nicole Leeper Piquero and Andrea Schoepfer -- Drug law and violent retaliation / Scott Jacques and Richard Wright -- Feminist criminology : beyond the slaying of demons / Marie Griffin -- Critical race perspectives : explaining the differential treatment of racial minorities by the criminal justice system / Katharine Tellis, Nancy Rodriguez, and Cassia Spohn -- Problem-solving restorative justice : from incidents and cases to community building and collective outcomes in a new response to youth crime / Gordon Bazemore and Rachel Boba.
Subject Criminology.
Crime -- Government policy.
Crime prevention.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Added Author Barlow, Hugh D.
Decker, Scott H.
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