Featuring all 23 policy proposals and 30 response essays presented at the American Society of Criminology's 2009 annual meeting, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY is an outstanding new anthology of policy-focused essays. This thought-provoking text presents sections on justice policy, drug policy, terrorism policy, immigration policy, policing policy, juvenile justice policy, and corrections policy, and includes essays by some of the leading criminologists in the field. Edited by ASC President Todd Clear along with Natasha Frost and Joshua Freilich, this book's succinct format makes it an invaluable resource for those studying criminology and criminal justice, and one that readers will reference again and again.
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This book is filled with articles on Criminal Justice policy, several good articles and a few less than good ones. If you are an educated critical thinking reader who is capable of dissecting the writings of others than you will benefit from reading this book. It will help you formulate your position on the topics it addresses.
Its not light reading, but if you have an interest in Criminal Justice Policy and the opinions that are driving CJ administration, its worth the time to read.
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