ERIC Number: ED209008
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Crime and Criminal Justice: A Selected Bibliography.
Hubbard, Robert D., Comp.; Horton, David M., Comp.
The 140-item bibliography highlights available literature on crime and the administration of criminal justice in rural America, published between 1921 and 1979 (primarily in the 1970's). The 31 citations in Chapter 1, "Rural Crime: Nature and Extent," deal with incidence rates, contributing factors, offender studies, and crimes unique to rural areas. In Chapter 2, "Rural Criminal Justice," the 11 entries consist of reviews on all aspects of criminal justice in rural America. The 50 entries in Chapter 3, "Rural Crime Prevention and Law Enforcement," describe crime prevention techniques and programs, police administration, and problems faced by police in rural areas. Chapter 4, "Rural Adjudication and Corrections," includes 22 citations dealing with court management, judicial process, sentencing, and legal services. In Chapter 5, "Rural Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention," 26 citations describe alternatives to institutionalization, youth services, delinquency prevention programs, juvenile drug abuse, and juvenile delinquency incidence and offense patterns. Information about how to obtain additional publications on rural criminal justice is also presented. (Author/CM)
Descriptors: Court Doctrine, Court Litigation, Crime, Delinquency, Delinquency Prevention, Drug Abuse, Justice, Law Enforcement, Legal Aid, Police, Rural Areas, Victims of Crime
National Criminal Justice Reference Service, National Inst. of Justice, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, DC (NCJ69221).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. National Inst. of Justice.
Authoring Institution: Aspen Systems Corp., Germantown, MD.