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NCJ Number: 44257 Find in a Library
Title: SECOND THOUGHTS - ON THE QUESTION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Author(s): J J UNGER; J M COPELAND; W SOUTHWORTH
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 201
Sponsoring Agency: National Textbook Co
Skokie, IL 60076
Sale Source: National Textbook Co
8259 Niles Ctr Road
Skokie, IL 60076
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DEBATE PROPOSITIONS IN THE FIELD OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE ARE PRESENTED FOR USE BY THE HIGH SCHOOL DEBATER; VARIOUS APPROACHES AVAILABLE WITHIN THE SUBJECT'S SCOPE ARE DISCUSSED.
Abstract: THEORETICAL CONCEPTS WHICH UNDERLIE THE DEBATE PROCESS ITSELF ARE DELINEATED, ACCOMPANIED BY SPECIFIC SUGGESTIONS AS TO THEIR APPLICABILITY TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE. A DEFINITIONAL ANALYSIS OF BOTH THE PROBLEM AREA ('HOW CAN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM IN THE U.S. BEST BE IMPROVED?') AND THREE RELATED DEBATE PROPOSITIONS IS PROVIDED. THE TEXT CONTAINS FULL TEXTS OF THE FINAL ROUND DEBATES CONDUCTED AT BOTH THE UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS AND GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SUMMER FORENSICS INSTITUTES. EXPERT INTERLINEAR COMMENTS ACCOMPANY BOTH TEXTS. ALSO PRESENTED IS A COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED DISCUSSION OF THE STRATEGIC TOOL OFFERED BY THE 'MODULAR AFFIRMATIVE' APPROACH. A FINAL DISCUSSION IS DEVOTED TO A SUBSTANTIAL NUMBER OF MODEL SPEECHES AND CASE IDEAS COVERING MANY AREAS OF CONCERN ON THE TOPIC. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED).
Index Term(s): Course materials; Criminal justice overview texts
Note: NTC DEBATE BOOKS
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