Criminal justice at the crossroads : transforming crime and punishment /

William R. Kelly is professor in the Department of Sociology and the founding director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas-Austin. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the community consulting with local, state, and federal agencies on crim...

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Main Author: Kelly, W. R. 1950- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, 2015.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. U.S. Criminal Justice Policy, 1960-2013; 2. Crime Control: What Have We Accomplished?; 3. The Scientific Case for Alternatives to Crime Control: Evidence-Based Practices and Where Neurocognitive Implications Take Us from Here ; 4. Sentencing Reform Reconsidered; 5. Diversion and Problem-Solving Courts; 6. Community Supervision; 7. Recalibrating Drug Control Policy; 8. Cost-Effectiveness; Conclusions; Works Cited; Index.