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NCJ Number: 183432 Find in a Library
Title: Community Relations Concepts, Third Edition
Author(s): Denny F. Pace
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 288
Sponsoring Agency: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
Cincinnati, OH 45210
Publication Number: ISBN 0-942728-54-8
Sale Source: Copperhouse @ Atomic Dog Publishing
1203 Main Street, Third Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45210
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This text on community relations concepts, designed primarily to be used as an introductory or survey text for lower division college courses, presents an overview of the various factors that comprise the relationships between the community and the criminal justice system.
Abstract: The text examines basic concepts of human relations, such as contacts between persons and groups. Various community relations scenarios that exist between the community and the criminal justice system are discussed in considerable detail. The text also explores community misunderstandings and the lack of cooperation and mistrust that may paradoxically be generated by the criminal justice system's efforts to make the community a safer place. Chapters specifically cover the meaning and purpose of community relations, the need for interaction between the community and police, community structure and power groups, the judiciary, corrections, minority groups in the community, human relations problems of courts and corrections, human relations problems and police processes, and community relations programming. Tables and figures
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Community relations; Criminal justice overview texts; Police community relations
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