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NCJ Number: 158451 Find in a Library
Title: Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century
Editor(s): R Muraskin; A R Roberts
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 377
Sponsoring Agency: Prentice-Hall, Inc
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
Publication Number: ISBN 0-13-294604-1
Sale Source: Prentice-Hall, Inc
Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This criminal justice text examines critical criminal justice policies and practices implemented by criminal justice agencies throughout the U.S. The text links the past, present, and future of criminal justice as the 21st Century approaches.
Abstract: The critical issues that will determine the future of criminal justice can be identified by studying current policies and issues. In this book, the primary emphases are on crime challenges in the next century, policing practices, the courts and trends in the law, correctional issues, technological issues, and gender issues. The authors advocate a change in the status quo, and examine the most promising and reform-oriented policies, programs, and advancements in each area.
Main Term(s): Future trends
Index Term(s): Criminal justice research; Criminal justice system policy; Trend analysis
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