Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century (Paperback)

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Roslyn Muraskin, Ph.D., is Professor of Criminal Justice at the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University. She received her doctorate in criminal justice from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She holds a master's degree in political science from New York University and a bachelor of arts degree from Queens College. She serves as Trustee for the northeast region for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS). Dr. Muraskin received the Award for Excellence from the Minorities Section of ACJS, has been honored for her work with AIDS education by the Long Island Association for AIDS Care, and receivedWoman of the Year, and the Fellow Award from the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences.

She is a past president of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences, past vice-president of theCriminal Justice Educators of New York State. Professional organizations include theAcademy of Criminal Justice Sciences, American Society of Criminology, where she is an active member of theWomen's Division, American Society of Public Administration, American Academy of Political and Social Science and has served on theFund for Modern Courts advisory board.

Dr. Muraskin is the editor of the refereed journal, A Critical Journal of Crime, Law and Society, published quarterly by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, as well as the Editor of the Women's Series for Prentice Hall. To date the topics of these latter publications include "The Female Homicide Offender", "The Incarcerated Woman", and "Justice for All: Minorities and Women in Criminal Justice:" She is the author/editor of the work, Key Correctional Issues for Prentice Hall (2004); author/editor of It's a Crime: Women and Justice (3d ed., Prentice Hall, 2000); andWomen and Justice: Development of International Policy for Gordon and Breach: Dr. Muraskin has a forthcoming article in theEncyclopedia of Criminology on "Abortion and the Rights to Privacy:" Her article "Ethics for Correctional Officers: Corrections/Punishment-Ethical Behavior of Correctional Officers" was published inForum published by the Illinois Law Enforcement Forum, V 2 No 3, July 2002. Other works for the Women's Series of Prentice Hall include,The Incarcerated Woman: Rehabilitative Programming an Women's Prisons and With Justice for All: Minorities and Women in Criminal Justice; Morality and the Law (2001) for Prentice Hall, and she served as editor ofThe Justice Professional. Other publications include Women and Justice: International Policy Implications: A Comparative Study for Gordon and Breach as well as "Disparate Treatment in Jails: Development of a Measurement Instrument" forThe Magazine of the American Jails Association. She is the author of many major papers, including "Accrediting Criminal Justice Programs," "The Role of Criminal Justice Education in the Twenty-First Century," "Women and the Death Penalty," "Correctional Philosophy/Changes in the Twenty-First Century" and other articles, and is often quoted in the media as an expert in women's issues and issues of criminal justice.

At Long Island University, Dr. Muraskin served as Associate Dean of t

This collection of readings is a one-of-a-kind—examining current policies, practices and issues impacting the field of criminal justice today. Leaving no stone unturned, contributing authors (all leaders in the field) explore a wide range of topics such as gangs, gender and race, war on drugs, terrorism, crime victims, correctional issues and computer-based technologies. Linking the past, present, and future of criminal justice, the authors discuss the issues currently impacting the system, the challenges that lie ahead, and their visions for how these issues will be handled in the next century.


ISBN 9780136139393
Genre LAW / Jurisprudence
Format Paperback
Pages 734
Publisher Date 2008-04-30 00:00:00.0
Publisher Pearson College Div
Copyright Year 2009
Height 9.0 in
Wdth 7.0 in
Thickness 1.5 in
Unit weight 2.6 lb
Language English
Subtitle Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century
Edition Number 5
Audience College/higher education
Authors Muraskin, Roslyn
Country of Origin United States

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