Forthcoming January 2019 • $45.00 • 308 pp • paper
This textbook examines the concept of flawed policies in the criminal justice arena. The authors address the costs of faulty criminal justice policy and offer suggestions for the creation of sound, evidence-based policy. Specific topics highlighted include:
Courses appropriate for this textbook include upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level criminal justice courses dealing with public policies, the media impact on lawmaking, public fear of crime, and the legislative response. Other disciplines will also find this book an excellent supplement to their courses in Psychology, Political Science, and Public Administration and Policy.
If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.