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A History of Modern American Criminal Justice

A History of Modern American Criminal Justice

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Criminal Justice

January 2013 | 360 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A History of Modern Criminal Justice focuses on the modern aspects of the subject, from 1900 to the present. A unique thematic rather than a chronological approach sets this book apart from the competition, with chapters organized around themes such as policing, courts, due process, and prison and punishment. Making connections between history and contemporary criminal justice systems, structures and processes, A History of Modern Criminal Justice offers students the latest in historical scholarship, made relevant to their needs as future practitioners in the field.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Challenge of Policing
Chapter 3. Progressivism and the Courts
Chapter 4. Punishment in the Progressive Era
Chapter 5. Dark Days in the South
Chapter 6. Criminal Justice Research and Professionalism, 1920s-1960s
Chapter 7. Liberalism’s Twin Revolutions, 1930-1960s
Chapter 8. The Expanding State, 1930s-1990s
Chapter 9. The Politics of Law and Order, 1960s-2000s
Chapter 10. Criminal Justice Goes Global

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