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Criminal Justice Research: Inspiration Influence and Ideation Inspiration Influence and Ideation

By Ian McKenzie, Ray Bull Copyright 2002

    This title was first published in 2002: A collection of criminal justice researchers select a number of books, documents, papers and such like, that they believe to be important and influential in the field of criminal justice research. Each author has written a description and critique of the selected item and have discussed the impact of each of them with regards to formulating or developing their own research. The authors also speculate onb the direction they believe the area in question might be expected to develop in the first 10-15 years of the 21st century. The definition of crimnal justice, in this book, is a broad one, and that is reflected in the combination of criminologists, psychologists, sociologists and experts on social and public administration. In all the book attempts to examine the inspirations, influences and thought processes which underpin criminal justice research efforts.

    Contributors, Foreword, PART 1: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE CORE, 1. The First Cut is the Deepest: Criminological Texts and the Return of the Repressed, 2. Reflections on ‘Victims’ and ‘Victimisation’: An Autobiography of Ideas, PART 2: POLICE CULTURE, 3. Beyond Behaviourism: Police Culture Revisited, 4. Researching Equality: The Case of Women Police, 5. Under Observation: Leadership in American Policing, PART 3: THE POLICE ROLE, 6. Reinventing Governance: The Case of Private Policing, 7. Community Policing: The US Experience, PART 4: CRIME INVESTIGATION, 8. The Story of Criminal Proceedings: From Fact-finding to Police Decision-making, 9. Applying Psychology to Crime Investigation: The Case of Police Interviewing, Index


    McKenzie, Ian; Bull, Ray