Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 January 2018

336 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190210939

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Criminal Justice Policy

Origins and Effectiveness

Jacinta M. Gau

  • Employs a pedagogical framework with a clear learning path: history of the policies, rationale of the policies, and empirical research on the success or failure of the policies
  • Analyzes policies from multiple perspectives, including political and social viewpoints
  • Presents empirical evidence in each chapter to help students understand why policies are created and whether or not they work
  • Sets up the discussion of each policy with background and historical elements
  • Incorporates review questions at the end of each chapter

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