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NCJ Number: 32975 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION - PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Journal: CRIMINAL JUSTICE REVIEW  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(SPRING 1976)  Pages:91-120
Author(s): G STEPHENS
Corporate Author: Georgia State University
School of Urban Life
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 30
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA 30303
Type: Historical Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A REVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, FROM THE 1909 NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY TO THE 1975 ACTIVITIES OF THE ACADEMY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE SCIENCES, AND PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE.
Abstract: SPECIAL EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE CHARACTER OF THE CURRENT CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAMS, THE PHASES AND MODELS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION, DEGREE TITLES IN THIS AREA OF STUDY, THE QUEST FOR ACADEMIC RESPECTABILITY, AND CONSORTIUMS AND ASSOCIATIONS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATORS. THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND SOCIOLOGY, E.G., CRIMINOLOGY AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, E.G., PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION. FINALLY, THE AUTHOR PROGNOSTICATES THE FUTURE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION - HOLDING THAT CRIMINAL JUSTICE WILL EMERGE AS A RECOGNIZED DISCIPLINE AND THAT ACADEMIC STANDARDS WILL BE FORMULATED AND FOLLOWED, FORCING ALL BUT THE QUALITY PROGRAMS OUT OF THE ARENA. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Criminal justice education; Criminology; Future trends
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