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Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Roslyn Muraskin, Albert R. Roberts

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 19, 2008

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For courses in Critical Issues, Intro to Criminal Justice, Comparative Justice Courses, Courses on Terrorism, and Technology in Criminal Justice.

 

This collection of readings is a one-of-a-kind–examining current policies, practices and issues impacting the field of criminal justice today. Leaving no stone unturned, contributing authors (all leaders in the field) explore a wide range of topics such as  gangs, gender and race, war on drugs, terrorism, crime victims, correctional issues and computer-based technologies. Linking the past, present, and future of criminal justice, the authors discuss the issues currently impacting the system, the challenges that lie ahead, and their visions for how these issues will be handled in the next century.

Table of Contents

PART I

OVERVIEW

 

CHAPTER 1

The Future of Criminal Justice: Today and Tomorrow 1

Roslyn Muraskin and Albert R. Roberts

 

PART II

TECHNOLOGY IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

 

CHAPTER 2

Technoprison: Technology and Prisons

Janice Joseph

 

CHAPTER 3

Criminal Justice and Forensic Science: Partners

in Solving Crimes

Etta Morgan

 

CHAPTER 4

“The World Is Flat”: Globalization and Criminal Justice

Organizations and Workplaces in the Twenty-First Century

Rosemary L. Gido

 

PART III

CRIME CHALLENGES IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

 

CHAPTER 5

Gangs: Etiology, Composition, Responses, and Police Implications

Kenneth J. Peak and Oliver Miller, III

 

CHAPTER 6

A Multilateral Approach to the Globalization of Gangs: Targeting

MS 13 and Transnational Gangs

Haco Hoang and Robert J. Meadows

 

CHAPTER 7

Homicide Victims, Their Families, and the Community 82

Albert R. Roberts and Ann W. Burgess

 

CHAPTER 8

The War on Drugs: Treatment, Research, and Substance

Abuse Intervention in the Twenty-First Century

C. Aaron McNeece, Bruce Bullington, Elizabeth Mayfield Arnold,

and David W. Springer

 

CHAPTER 9

Identity Theft: An Overview of the Problem

Katherine Slosarik

 

CHAPTER 10

Juvenile Justice: Persistent Challenges; Promising Strategies

Peter J. Benekos and Alida V. Merlo

 

CHAPTER 11

The Past, Present and Future of Waivers in Juvenile Courts

Michael P. Brown

 

CHAPTER 12

The Situation of Crime Victims in the Early Decades of

the Twenty-First Century

Andrew Karmen

 

CHAPTER 13

Murder and Mayhem in the Media: Media Misrepresentation

of Crime and Criminality

Robert A. Jerin, Charles B. Field, and Ryan B. Baker

 

CHAPTER 14

Looking for a New Approach to an Old Problem: The Future of

Obscenity and Pornography

Jay S. Albanese

 

CHAPTER 15

Militarism and Global Punishment

Michael Hallett

 

CHAPTER 16

Getting Tough on Crime, Community Corrections, and

Sentencing Philosophy

Etta F. Morgan and Robert Sigler

 

PART IV

ISSUES IN POLICING

CHAPTER 17

Advanced Technology, Enhanced Funding, and

Specialized Police Domestic Violence Programs in

the Twenty-First Century

Albert R. Roberts, Karel Kurst-Swanger, and Colleen O’Brien

 

CHAPTER 18

The Influence of Community-in Community Policing

in the Twenty-First Century

Michael J. Palmiotto

 

CHAPTER 19

Contemporary Policewomen: A Working Typology

Mark Lanier and Kelly Jockin

 

CHAPTER 20

Current and Future Practices and Strategies for Managing

Police Corruption and Integrity

Vincent E. Henry and Charles V. Campisi

 

PART V

LAW

CHAPTER 21

The Bill of Rights in the Twenty-First Century

Alexander B. Smith (dec), Harriet Pollack, and Matthew Muraskin

 

CHAPTER 22

Trends in the Use of Capital Punishment: At the Dawn

of the Twenty-First Century

David V. Baker

 

CHAPTER 23

The U.S. Supreme Court and Capital Punishment: Past,

Present, and Future

Kenneth C. Haas

 

CHAPTER 24

Bias-Motivated Offenses: A Review of Prosecutorial

Investigation Reports

Silvina Ituarte

 

CHAPTER 25

The Evolution of the Local Prosecutor from Case

Processor to Community Problem-Solver

M. Elaine Nugent-Borakove and Gerard Rainville

 

PART VI

CORRECTIONS

 

CHAPTER 26

Introduction and Overview of Correctional Counseling and Treatment

Albert R. Roberts and Pia Biswas

 

CHAPTER 27

A Significant Challenge for Communities and Families in the Twenty-First

Century: The Reintegration Process for Prisoners Coming Home

Dale J. Brooker

 

CHAPTER 28

Prisoner Reentry: Moving Beyond the Identification of Inmate Needs

Upon Release

Martha Henderson and Dena Hanley

 

CHAPTER 29

The Current Status of Inmates Living with HIV/AIDS

Mark M. Lanier and Roberto Hugh Potter

 

CHAPTER 30

Counting Children of Incarcerated Parents: A Methodological

Critique of Past and Present Literature

Bahiyyah M. Muhammad

 

PART VII

TERRORISM

 

CHAPTER 31

Public Safety and Private Sector Responses to Terrorism

and Weapons of Mass Destruction

Vincent E. Henry and Douglas H. King

 

CHAPTER 32

Looking Back: Self-Interest and Terrorism Policy

M. A. DuPont Morales and Jibey A. Asthappan

 

CHAPTER 33

Profiling and Detention in the War on Terror: Human Rights

Predicaments for the Criminal Justice Apparatus

Michael Welch

 

PART VIII

GENDER, DIVERSITY AND THE LAW

 

CHAPTER 34

Women: Second-Class Citizens?

Roslyn Muraskin

 

CHAPTER 35

The Response of the U.S. Supreme Court to Sexual Harassment

Martin L. O’Connor

 

CHAPTER 36

The Administration of Justice Based on Gender and Race

Etta F. Morgan

 

CHAPTER 37

Transgender Prisoners and Gender Identity Discrimination

Janice Joseph

 

PART IX

EPILOGUE

 

Summing Up: The Twenty-First Century to Date

Roslyn Muraskin

 

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