Continuing the Struggle for Justice: 100 Years of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

Continuing the Struggle for Justice: 100 Years of the National Council on Crime and Delinquency

By: S. Christopher Baird (editor), Barry A. Krisberg (editor), Susan Marchionna (editor)Hardback

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In October of 2006, NCCD will celebrate 100 years of excellence. This book is a collection of essays that represents the historic best of the NCCD Board and staff.

About Author

Barry Krisberg (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is a Senior Fellow at the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at the University of California, Berkeley Law School and a Lecturer in Residence at in the Juris Doctor Program at Berkeley Law. He is known nationally for his research and expertise on juvenile justice and corrections issues and is often called upon as a resource for professionals, foundations, and the media. Dr. Krisberg was appointed by the legislature to serve on the California Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management. Past president and fellow of the Western Society of Criminology, he was Chair of the California Attorney General's Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Krisberg was appointed to chair an Expert Panel to investigate the conditions in the California youth prisons. His many books and articles include Juvenile Justice and Continuing the Struggle for Justice, both published by SAGE. Susan Marchionna has a varied background in writing, publications, and communications in the criminal justice field. She has most recently consulted with the Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy at UC Berkeley on a number of projects, such as developing evidence-based policy and procedures for the San Francisco Adult Probation Department. Other Warren projects include a probation caseload survey, evaluations of the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative, and brief analyses on policing and crime in California cities. In addition, Susan has worked with the MOSS Group on publications projects related to PREA compliance and sexual safety in institutions, She is serving as the Technical Editor for a new Desktop Guide Series being produced by the Nation Partnership for Juvenile Services in conjunction with OJJDP. Prior to her current consulting work, Susan was the Director of Communication at the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD). There, she helped develop a series of Focus publications on various research topics. For the NCCD Centennial, Susan edited a collection of essays entitled, Continuing the Struggle for Justice. Susan is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz and a long-time resident of the San Francisco bay area. Christopher Baird served as executive vice president of NCCD, directing the Midwest Office, from 1985 through 2010 and now serves as director of research. He has designed risk assessment, classification, and case management systems for child welfare, adult probation and parole, and juvenile justice systems. He developed and managed the National Institute of Corrections Model Probation and Parole program, which was implemented in 31 state agencies and hundreds of county probation departments throughout the United States. Chris served as principal investigator on two grants from the National Institute of Justice, including a comprehensive evaluation of the Florida Community Control Program. From 1990 to 1997, he directed NCCD's Children's Research Center, which developed risk assessment and decision-making systems used in child protection services for more than 50 state and county agencies in the United States and Australia. He and colleagues wrote a comprehensive evaluation of the system in Michigan assessing its impact on subsequent abuse and neglect. He directed and authored a national study funded by the Office of Child Abuse and Neglect (OCAN) that compared CPS risk assessment systems in four jurisdictions. He is currently conducting research for the Casey Foundation's workforce initiative.


Preface Part I: The Views From NCCD's Five Presidents 1. Rational Crime Treatment - Charles L. Chute 2. A Critique of the Model Penal Code Sentencing Proposals - Will C. Turnbladh 3. Milton Rector: Forty Years of Reform (interview) - Joan Potter 4. Doing Violence to the Crime Problem: A response to the Attorney General's Task Force - Diana R. Gordon 5. Hate the Player and Hate the Game: The Politics of the War Against the Young - Barry Krisberg Part II: The Need for a Separate System of Justice for Children 6. The Juvenile Court in the Service State - Roscoe Pound 7. The Youth Service Bureau: A Key Delinquency Prevention (Introduction) - Sherwood Norman 8. Safety and Welfare Review of the California Youth Authority - Barry Krisberg 9. Creating Effective Juvenile Justice Systems - Orlando L. Martinez and Claus D. Tjaden Part III: Alternatives to Mass Incarceration 10. The Extravagance of Imprisonment - Milton G. Rector 11. The State of Corrections Today: A Triumph of Pluralistic Ignorance - Allen Breed 12. The "Prisons Pays" Studies: Research or Ideology? - Christopher Baird 13. Making Paroling Policy Explicit - Don M. Gottfredson, Peter B. Hoffman, Maurice H. Sigler, and Leslie T. Wilkins 14. Impediments to Penal Reform - Norval Morris Part IV: Breaking the Cycle of Violence 15. The Michigan Structured Decision-Making System - Christopher Baird, Dennis Wagner, Rod Caskey, and Deborah Neuenfeldt 16. The Relative Validity of Actuarial and Consensus-Based Risk Assessment Systems - Christopher Baird and Dennis Wagner 17. Improved Decision Making in Child Maltreatment Cases - Raelene Freitag and Madeline Wordes-Noya 18. The Plight of Children Whose Parents Are in Prison - Barry Krisberg and Carolyn Engel Temin Part V: The Link Between Social Justice and Criminal Justice 19. Racial Discrimination in Criminal Sentencing - Rose Matsui Ochi 20. Organizing for Community Policing - Patrick V. Murphy 21. Violence, U.S.A: Riots and Crime - Marvin E. Wolfgang 22. The Color of Law and the Issue of Color: Race and the Abuse of Police Power - Hubert G. Locke 23. Navigating the Hidden Obstacles to Ex-Offender Reentry - Anthony C. Thompson 24. Taking It to the Streets - Kim Taylor-Thompson 25. We Do Not Deserve to Kill - Marvin E. Wolfgang Part VI: Conclusion: Continuing the Struggle for Justice

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  • ISBN13: 9781412951906
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9781412951906
  • weight: 770
  • ISBN10: 1412951909

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