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Criminal Justice

This guide serves as an overview for criminal justice research.



Criminal Justice Resources



social control

Innovative programming in prisons, jails, corrections

Alternatives to incarceration

Community corrections

Conditions of prisons or jails

Women in prison

Juvenile corrections

Duties of correctional officers

Most common kinds of crimes

The punishment/handling of a particular kind of crime (for example, drug crime)

Punishment of organized crime

Public sentiment towards punishment

Public sentiment towards a particular crime

Past public debates about punishment (for example, what we should do about the death penalty)

Inequality in punishment

Violations of prisoners’ rights

Reentry issues

Current debates about punishment (policy, incarceration, juveniles, etc…) that the country is engaging with

International intervention in state crime and punishment

Illegal immigration

Health issues of incarcerated