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Title Crime control and social justice : the delicate balance / edited by Darnell F. Hawkins, Samuel L. Myers, Jr., and Randolph N. Stone.

Published Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2003.

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 UniM Bail  364.40973 CRIM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 488 pages : tables ; 24 cm.
Series Contributions in criminology and penology, 0732-4464 ; no. 55.
Contributions in criminology and penology ; no. 55.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I From Cradle to Grave: Families, Youths, and the Political Economy of Contemporary Criminal Justice Policy -- 1. Assessing the Longer-run Consequences of Incarceration: Effects on Families and Employment / William J. Sabol, James P. Lynch 3 -- 2. Individual Sentencing Practices and Aggregate Social Problems / Todd R. Clear, Dina R. Rose 27 -- 3. Three Strikes and You're Out: A Symbolic Crime Policy? / Nolan E. Jones 53 -- 4. Crime, Youth, and the Labor Market: Are We Any Closer to Answers? / Harold L. Votey, Jr., Llad Phillips 67 -- 5. End of the Juvenile Court: Prospects for Our Children / Barry A. Krisberg 93 -- Part II Gangs, Drug Law Enforcement, Racial Profiling, and Social Justice -- 6. New Blacklists: The Threat to Civil Liberties Posed by Gang Databases / Stacey Leyton 109 -- 7. Anti-gang Initiatives as Racialized Policy / Marjorie S. Zatz, Richard P. Krecker, Jr. 173 -- 8. Sentencing of Drug Offenders in Three Cities: Does Race/Ethnicity Make a Difference? / Cassia C. Spohn, Jeffrey W. Spears 197 -- 9. Race, Cops, and Traffic Stops / Angela J. Davis 233 -- 10. In Search of Probable Cause: U.S. Customs, Racial Profiling, and the Fourth Amendment / Lee E. Ross, Simon Adetona Akindes 251 -- 11. Simple Solutions?: The Complexity of Public Attitudes Relevant to Drug Law Enforcement Policy / Tracey L. Meares 269 -- Part III Emerging and Critical Perspectives on Crime Control and Social Justice -- 12. Drug War Politics: Racism, Corruption, and Alienation / William J. Chambliss 295 -- 13. "Justice" and Criminal Justice / David F. Greenberg 319 -- 14. Criminology as Moral Philosophy, Criminologist as Witness / Richard Quinney 355 -- 15. Affirmative Action and the Criminal Law / Paul Butler 373 -- 16. At a Crossroad: Affirmative Action and Criminology / Wilson R. Palacios, Chinita Heard, Dorothy L. Taylor 415 -- 17. On the Horns of a Dilemma: Criminal Wrongs, Civil Rights, and the Administration of Justice in African-American Communities / Darnell F. Hawkins 431.
Summary Investigates the tension between the nation's quest for equality, freedom, and individual rights, and efforts to curb rising rates of crime during the last several decades.
Other author Hawkins, Darnell Felix, 1946-
Myers, Samuel L.
Stone, Randolph N.
Subject Crime prevention -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Prevention.
Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States.
Punishment in crime deterrence -- United States.
Hate crimes -- United States.
Racial profiling in law enforcement -- United States.
ISBN 0313307903 (cloth : alk. paper)