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Americans View Crime and Justice

Americans View Crime and Justice
A National Public Opinion Survey

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September 1996 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The results from the United States National Crime and Justice Survey conducted in 1995 are analyzed in this volume. The survey provided a comprehensive national assessment of attitudes, and the topics covered include: fear of crime; gun control; capital punishment; and juvenile crime. Using the data collected, distinguished criminologists report on the development and current status of public opinion on these issues. They also present an analysis of the implications of the data taken during the survey.
Timothy J Flanagan
Public Opinion on Crime and Justice
History, Development, and Trends

Bahram Haghighi and Jon Sorensen
America's Fear of Crime
W S Wilson Huang and Michael Vaughn
Support and Confidence
Public Attitudes toward the Police

Laura Myers
Bringing the Offender to Heel
Views of the Criminal Courts

Jurg Gerber and Simone Engelhardt-Greer
Just and Painful
Attitudes toward Sentencing Criminals

Timothy J Flanagan
Reform or Punish
Americans' Views of the Correctional System

Dennis Longmire
The Ultimate Weapon
Capital Punishment

Kenneth Adams
Guns and Gun Control

Myrna Cintron and W Wesley Johnson
The Modern Plague
Controlling Substance Abuse

Ruth Triplett
The Growing Threat
Gangs and Juvenile Offenders

Timothy J Flanagan
Public Opinion and Public Policy in Criminal Justice
James A Dyer
The Art and Science of Opinion Measurement
Barbara Sims
The National Opinion Survey on Crime and Justice - 1995

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