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For courses in introduction to corrections and issues in corrections
This combination text/reader discusses a broad range of topical correctional issues to present instructors and students with reference points for further discussion. Placing corrections in historical and social contexts, this unique book seeks to connect correctional issues to broader questions concerning the meanings of and rationales for punishment in the 21st century.
About the Authors and Contributors.
PART I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.
PART II. ISSUES IN CORRECTION.
PART III. FEMALES.
PART IV. DEATH PENALTY.
PART V. SUMMING UP.
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Dr. Roslyn Muraskin received her Ph.D. in criminal justice from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her Masters' degree is from New York University, School of Government, and her B.A. degree is from Queens College, where she majored in Political Science-Speech. She is a Full Professor at the C.W Post of Long Island University, where she teaches criminal justice. She was an Associate Dean in the College of Management for nine years and now directs the activities of the Long Island Women's Institute, College of Management, as well as the activities of the Alumni Chapter, also for the College of Management. She currently holds the position of Trustee of Region One for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. She is a past President of the Northeast Association of Criminal Justice Sciences (NEACJS).
Her works include Visions for Change: Crime and Justice in the Twenty-First Century (Prentice Hall, 4th edition, forthcoming); It's a Crime: Women and Justice (Prentice Hall, now in its 3rd edition); and Morality and the Law (Prentice Hall). She is the Women's Series editor for Prentice Hall as well as the editor of the refereed journal published quarterly, A Critical Journal of Crime Law and Society, published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group (formerly The Justice Professional). She is the author of many published papers and articles and is often quoted in the media as an expert in women's issues and issues of criminal justice.
She is the recipient of many awards, including Woman of the Year, Award for Excellence from the Minorities Section of ACJS, and the Fellow Award from the NEACJS. She has been honored for her work with AIDS education by the Long Island Association for AIDS Care.
This work represents Dr. Muraskins tenth text in the field of criminal justice.
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