Crime Control in America: What Works? (What's New in Criminal Justice)
Author: Worrall, John
Number Of Pages: 448
Release Date: 10-01-2018
Details: Product Description For courses in crime prevention, introduction to criminal justice, and criminal justice policy.Balanced, comprehensive introduction to crime controlCrime Control in America: What Works? provides comprehensive coverage of what works in policing, prosecution, courts, and legislative methods of crime control. It also moves beyond the justice system and examines the effectiveness of crime control at the individual, family, school, and community levels. Finally, it covers environmental criminology and explanations of large-scale crime trends. The 4th edition includes new sections covering the most current and controversial topics in crime control, including the alleged Ferguson effect, immigration enforcement, raising the age of majority, and mass shootings. About the Author John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Director of the MS Program in Justice Administration and Leadership (JAL) at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). Both his MA (criminal justice) and PhD (political science) were received from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a variety of topics ranging from legal issues in policing to crime measurement, having been ranked one of the most prolific sole and lead authors in the discipline. He has also authored a number of other popular books, including Introduction to Criminal Justice (with Larry Siegel) and Criminal Procedure: From First Contact to Appeal. Dr. Worrall is Executive Director of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and continues to serve as editor of the journal Police Quarterly, a position he has held since 2008.
Package Dimensions: 9.9 x 7.9 x 0.6 inches