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NCJ Number: 32885 Find in a Library
Title: PERCEPTION IN CRIMINOLOGY
Editor(s): R L HENSHEL; R A SILVERMAN
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 489
Sponsoring Agency: Methuen and Co
London, England
Sale Source: Methuen and Co
11 New Fetter Lane
London,
United Kingdom
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A COLLECTION OF 29 SELECTIONS DEALING WITH CRIMINOGENIC PERCEPTION AND ITS BEHAVIORAL CONSEQUENCES, PERCEPTION IN CRIMINAL LAW AND JUSTICE, AND LABELING.
Abstract: THE EDITORS FIRST PROVIDE A THEORETICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE ROLE OF PERCEPTION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. SELECTIONS ARE THEN PRESENTED WHICH EXAMINE SUCH TOPICS AS THE RELATIONSHIP OF CRIME TO THE CRIMINAL'S PERCEPTION OF CRIME BENEFITS, PUBLIC ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS OF CRIME, POLICE ATTITUDES, THE ROLE OF PERCEPTIONS IN JUDICIAL AND CORRECTIONAL DECISION MAKING, AND THE EFFECT OF LABELING ON CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR.
Index Term(s): Criminology; Decisionmaking; Deviance; Judicial decisions; Labeling theory; Perception; Police attitudes; Police discretion; Public Attitudes/Opinion; Role perception
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