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About the Author
Travis C. Pratt received his degrees from Clark College, Washington State University (BA, Political Science; MA, Criminal Justice), and the University of Cincinnati (Ph D, Criminal Justice). He has served on the faculty of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University-Newark, was the Director of the Program in Criminal Justice at Washington State University, and a Professor the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. He is currently a Fellow with the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute.His research and publications focus primarily on structural and integrated theories of crime and delinquency (including macro-level, multilevel, and individual-level approaches to the study of criminal/deviant behavior) and correctional policy (both institutional and community corrections). He has published over 100 articles that have appeared in the leading peer-reviewed journals in the field, including: Crime and Justice: A Review of Research; Criminology; Journal of Youth and Adolescence; Journal of Pediatrics; Journal of Quantitative Criminology; Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency; and, Justice Quarterly. He received the 2006 Ruth Shonle Cavan Outstanding Young Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology for his research and scholarship.
Jacinta M. Gau, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. She received her doctorate from Washington State University in 2008. Her primary areas of research are policing and criminal justice policy, and she has a strong quantitative background. Dr. Gau’s work has appeared in journals such as Justice Quarterly, British Journal of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Crime & Delinquency, Criminology & Public Policy, Police Quarterly, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, and the Journal of Criminal Justice Education. In addition to Statistics for Criminology and Criminal Justice, she is author of Criminal Justice Policy: Origins and Effectiveness (Oxford University Press) and co-author of Key Ideas in Criminology and Criminal Justice (SAGE Publications). Additionally, she co-edits Race and Justice: An International Journal, published by SAGE.
Travis W. Franklin earned his Ph.D. in criminal justice from Washington State University in 2008 and is currently an assistant professor in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. His research interests focus on the effects of race and ethnicity on the processing of offenders through criminal courts, violence in correctional institutions, the causes and correlates of fear of crime, and biological predictors of crime and delinquency. His recent work has appeared in Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Criminal Justice, Feminist Criminology, and Social Justice Research.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction2. Key Idea: Rational Offending and Rational Punishment The Social Context of Criminal Punishment Beccaria’s Proposal Why it Caught On Influence: The Rise of the Classical School of Criminology Empirical Analyses and Critiques of Free Will, Rationality, and Deterrence3. Key Idea: The Science of Criminal Behavior The Social Context: A Time Without Criminology The Road to Lombroso Lombroso and the Body of the Criminal The Dissemination of Lombroso’s Theories Criticisms of Lombroso’s Theories Lombroso’s Influence4. Key Idea: Understanding Crime and Society The Social Context of the Early Twentieth Century Social Disorganization and Anomie/Strain Theories Rejecting Individualism The Legacy of Anomie/Strain and Social Disorganization Theories5. Key Idea: Hirschi’s Social Bond/Social Control Theory The Social Context of the 1960s Social Bond/Social Control Theory The Marketing of Social Bond/Social Control Theory The Legacy of Social Bond/Social Control Theory6. Key Idea: Rehabilitation is Dead The Martinson Report Social Context Getting the Word Out The Influence of the Martinson Report7. Key Idea: Crime Control Through Selective Incapacitation The Context: Criminology, Criminal Justice Policy, and Society in the 1970s James Q. Wilson’s Thinking About Crime Why it Caught on Selective Incapacitation’s Effect on Criminal Justice and Criminology: Empirical Tests, Empirical Critiques, and Ethical Dilemmas8. Key Idea: The Police Can Control Crime The Context of Criminology and Policing Broken Windows Theory: Revamping the Police Role How Broken Windows Theory Reached its Audience The Influence of Broken Windows Theory Empirical Tests and Critiques of Broken Windows Theory and Policing9. Key Idea: The War on Drugs Winning the War is Easy Just Say No! The 1980s in Context The Magic in “Just Say No” The Impact of “Just Say No”10. Key Idea: RehabilitationNot Dead Yet The Principles of Risk, Need, and Responsivity Social Context Disseminating the Principles of Effective Rehabilitation The Impact of Meta-Analysis and the Principles of Effective Rehabilitation11. Key Idea: Crime and the Life Course The Criminological Context of the Early 1990s Life Course Theories in Criminology Constructing Testable Theories Life Course Theory Catches On12. Looking Back, Looking Forward: Conclusions Looking Back: The Glaring Omissions? The Legitimate Contenders Looking Forward: The Future of Criminology and Criminal Justice