Crime Control and Social Justice

Crime Control and Social Justice

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This collection examines the perennial tension between society's need to protect its citizens from crime, while assuring that the crime control and reduction measures that it enacts do not deny basic rights or exacerbate the socioeconomic inequality that gives rise to disparate rates of offending. Focusing largely on developments in criminal justice policies and practices enacted during the last few decades, the essays in this volume explore the delicate balance between governmental crime control efforts and professed goals of promoting social justice and protecting civil liberties.completes the treatment program designed by the drug court judge, the prosecutor dismisses the case and the defendant may ... the program; it may require frequent uri- nalysis to test for drug use, counseling, community service, or completion of education or job training. ... included in the sample and recorded information about the offender and the case on an optical- scan form designed for the project.

Title:Crime Control and Social Justice
Author:Darnell Felix Hawkins, Samuel L. Myers, Randolph N. Stone
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 2003


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