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NCJ Number: NCJ 146350     Find in a Library
Title: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume 17
Corporate Author: Castine Research Corporation
United States of America
Editor(s): M Tonry
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 507
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
United States of America
Grant Number: 90-IJ-CX-0015
Publication Number: ISBN 0-226-80818-1
Sale Source: University of Chicago Press
1427 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume reviews research in the areas of corrections and sentencing, topics determined largely by current policy interests and funding priorities of Federal criminal justice research agencies.
Abstract: Some of the topics covered in these essays include a cross-national comparison of the use of incarceration, the evolution of interactions between political violence in Northern Ireland, the need to operate a corrections system that serves both political and ordinary prisoners, and the largest experimental evaluation ever conducted of intensive supervision programs in the U.S. Other subjects include experimental research designs on criminal justice, the evolution of the juvenile court, and the guidelines developed by sentencing commissions. The final two essays deal with research on bullying and on victimization theories.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Juveniles ; Statistics ; Victims of Crime ; Corrections ; Courts
Note: Crime and Justice Volume 17
   
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