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The Community Justice Ideal

1st Edition

By Todd R Clear, David Karp

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Over the past quarter-century, U.S. politicians have responded to the public's fear of crime by devoting ever more resources to building and strengthening the criminal justice apparatus, which as a result has grown tremendously in size and cost. Policymakers have also taken steps to toughen procedures for dealing with suspects and criminals, and br

Table of Contents

Introduction -- The Community Justice Movement -- Crime, Community, and Criminal Justice -- A Positive View of Community Life -- Principles of a Democratic Community Justice -- Principles of Egalitarian Community Justice -- Realizing Community Justice -- Evaluating Community Justice Initiatives

About the Authors

Todd R. Clear is distinguished professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He has taught previously at Ball State University, Rutgers University, and Florida State University, and has served as a programming and policy consultant to public agencies in over forty states and five nations. His work has been recognized with awards from the Rockefeller School of Public Policy, the American Probation and Parole Association, and the International Association of Paroling Authorities.David R. Karp is assistant professor of sociology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. His previous book, Community Justice: An Emerging Field, is a collection of several papers on community justice. Todd R. Clear is distinguished professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He has taught previously at Ball State University, Rutgers University, and Florida State University, and has served as a programming and policy consultant to public agencies in over forty states and five nations. His work has been recognized with awards from the Rockefeller School of Public Policy, the American Probation and Parole Association, and the International Association of Paroling Authorities.David R. Karp is assistant professor of sociology at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. His previous book, Community Justice: An Emerging Field, is a collection of several papers on community justice.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General