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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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OER Course Conversion Projects

 

OER for CJBS 300

Criminal Justice: Theory in Practice

 

 

 

Module

Topic

Readings*

PART ONE: TOWARDS PLANNED CHANGE AND EVIDENCE-BASED CRIMINAL JUSTICE PRACTICE

   

 1

Why do we expect programs to work: understanding the panacea effect?

Planned change and the development of evidence-based practice in criminal justice.

 2

Criminological research questions and theory. 

Causation and research design

 3

The important role of integrated criminal justice theory in creating impact in criminal justice research.

Blueprints

  • Giannell, S. Criminosynthesis”  Int J Soc Psychiatry. 1970 Spring;16(2):83-95. Used for educational purposes under the Fair Use provision of the US Copyright Act. 

PART TWO: PUTTING IT IN PRACTICE: EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAM CRITIQUES

 4

The Crime Prevention Continuum

  5

Traditional Deterrence Strategies: Theory

  6

Deterrence Strategies:  Practice

Offender re-entry and rehabilitation

Reentry Courts

Focused Deterrence

   7

Broken Windows: Theory

   8

Broken Windows: Practice

Chicago Moving to Opportunity Program

  9

Hot Spots Policing Theory

10

Hot Sports Policing: Practice

11

Social Control Theory

12

Social Control: Practice

13

Risk Factors and Crime Prevention

    * NOTE: If the readings are not openly licensed, they may be used for educational purposes under the Fair Use provision of the US Copyright Act.