ERIC Number: ED147207
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Sourcebook for Crime and Justice in America. Courses by Newspaper.
The sourcebook is one of several supplementary materials for a 15-week newspaper course about crime and justice in America. Program ideas and sources of related resources compiled in the sourcebook are designed to help civic and group leaders and educators plan educational community programs based on the course topics. Section one describes ways in which the program can be used in community and academic programs. Section two, Resources and Suggestions for Educational Community Programs, suggests background reading in specific periodicals and books, discussion questions, and group research activities for each of the 15 course topics. Section three describes in detail the activities and publications of 34 national and private organizations concerned with crime, including the American Justice Institute, American Civil Liberties Union, Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, and the National Association of Women in Criminal Justice. Also listed are names of contact persons of state humanities committees. Section four contains an annotated bibliography of over 100 films categorized according to each of the 15 course topics. (AV)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Programs, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Crime, Enrichment Activities, Films, Group Discussion, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Justice, Legal Education, Minority Groups, Newspapers, Police, Prisoners, Resource Materials, Secondary Education, Social Problems
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., San Diego. Univ. Extension.
Note: For related documents, see SO 010 353-356