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  NCJ Number: NCJ 241498     Find in a Library
  Title: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume 32
  Editor(s): Michael Tonry
  Date Published: 2005
  Page Count: 459
  Annotation: This book, Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, is a collection of research articles dealing with important developments in criminal justice research.
  Abstract: This book, volume 32 of the Crime and Justice series, contains six research articles dealing with important developments in criminal justice research. The first article “Understanding the Effects of Wrongful Imprisonment” presents the results of research that examined the long-term impact on individuals who had been wrongfully imprisoned. The second article “Ethnic Differences in Intergenerational Crime Patterns” examines the factors that have led to differing intergenerational crime patterns for various ethnic groups in England and Wales. The third article “Sentencing Guidelines in Minnesota, 1978-2003” discusses the changes resulting from reforms made to Minnesota’s sentencing guidelines. The fourth article “What Have We Learned from Five Decades of Neutralization Research?” discusses changes in neutralization theory that have occurred through five decades of research. The fifth article “Environmental Crime” reviews and assesses current and past theory and research on environmental crime. The sixth article, “Assessing Macro-Level Predictors and Theories of Crime: A Meta-Analysis” presents the results of a meta-analysis of research that assessed macro-level predictors and theories of crime.
  Main Term(s): Criminal justice research
  Index Term(s): Sentencing/Sanctions ; Effects of imprisonment ; Prediction ; Incarceration and Imprisonment ; Crime patterns ; Crime prediction ; Criminality prediction ; Sentencing guidelines ; Environmental offenses ; Long-term imprisonment ; Neutralization theory ; Sentence effectiveness ; Wrongful incarceration ; Criminal career patterns ; Race-crime relationships ; NIJ grant-related documents ; Minnesota ; England ; Wales
  Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
  Grant Number: 92-IJ-CX-K044
  Publication Number: ISBN: 0-226-80868-8
  Sale Source: University of Chicago Press
1427 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
United States of America
  Type: Collected Work
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
  Note: For additional chapters see NCJ-241499-504.
   
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