Forty Studies That Changed Criminal Justice: Explorations Into the History of Criminal Justice Research (2nd Edition)
An authoritative review of foundational research in criminaljustice. Forty Studies that Changed Criminal Justice,2nd Edition presents a thorough yet concisesummary of the major and influential research studies in the fieldof criminal justice. Knowledge in criminal justice is developedwith research, yet introductory textbooks fail to offer more thancursory synopses of the significant empirical studies thatestablished the foundation of the discipline.This book provides a rich understanding of important researchpublished in each of the three general areas of criminal justice:policing, courts, and corrections. More than a just collection oforiginal published articles, the text is a summary of studies thathave shaped the criminal justice system.