Faculty Book: Elizabeth Jeglic and Cynthia Calkins

Elizabeth Jeglic and Cynthia Calkins, Editors
Handbook of Issues in Criminal Justice Reforn in the United States
‚Äč(Springer, 2021)

Image of book:  Handbook of Issues in Criminal Justice Reform in the United StatesThis handbook provides a holistic and comprehensive examination of issues related to criminal justice reform in the United States from a multidisciplinary perspective. Divided into five key domains of reform in the criminal justice system, it analyzes: 

- Policing

- Policy and sentencing

- Reentry

- Treatment

- Alternatives to incarceration

Each section provides a history and overview of the domain within the criminal justice system, followed by chapters discussing issues integral to reform. The volume emphasizes decreasing incarceration and minimizing racial, ethnic and economic inequalities. Each section ends with tangible recommendations, based on evidence-based approaches for reform. 

Of interest to researchers, scholars, activists and policymakers, this unique volume offers a pathway for the future of criminal justice reform in the United States.

Jeglic is a professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center. 

Calkins is an assistant professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate Center. 

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Submitted on: JUL 27, 2021

Category: Faculty Books | Psychology