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Crime, delinquency and justice : a Caribbean reader

Author: Ramesh Deosaran
Publisher: Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, 2007.
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Presents fresh insights on the rapidly expanding and changing crime-related problems in the Caribbean, and provides information on new dimensions of crime and criminology that are occurring with  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crime, delinquency and justice.
Kingston ; Miami : Ian Randle Publishers, 2007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramesh Deosaran
ISBN: 9789766372965 9766372969
OCLC Number: 145554362
Description: xxv, 693 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: I Caribbean Criminology: Theoretical DirectionsTowards a Caribbean Criminology - Kenneth Pryce, By Your Theories You Shall Be Known: Some Reflections on Caribbean Criminology - Christopher Birkbeck, Towards a Caribbean Criminology: Prospects and Problems - Richard R. Bennett and James P. Lynch, Constructing the Crime Problem through the Media: Melodrama in Venezuela, 1950-99 - Christopher BirkbeckPart II Juvenile Delinquency and Public Policy: The Caribbean ExperienceSchool Violence and Delinquency: The Dynamics of Race, Gender, Class, Age and Parenting in the Caribbean - Ramesh Deosaran, Thinking Violent Thoughts: Students' Attitudes to Violence within Secondary Schools in Trinidad and Tobago - Jerome De Lisle (Noreen Ramkhelawan, Carol Joseph, Sean Annisette, indra Maraj, Anna Singh, Kameel Ali, Teckler Thomas, Lyn Murray and Joy-Ann Walcott), Juvenile Delinqunecy, Juvenile Justice and Legal Reform: A Case for an Evidence-Based Approach - Betsy Ann Lambert Peterson, Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago: Challenges for Social Policy and Caribbean Criminology - Ramesh Deosaran and Derek ChadeePart III Domestic Violence and the Law in the Caribbean Provocation: The Difficulty Encountered by the Courts and the Defence's Impact on 'Battered Woman's Syndrome' - Satnarime Sharma, Innovative Community Approach to Ending Domestic Violence - Jo-Ann Della-GiustinaPart IV Community Policing, Policing Styles and Use of Force in the Caribbean A Caribbean Portrait of Crime, Justice and Community Policing - Ramesh Deosaran, Rough Justice: Political Policing and Colonial Self-Rule in Guyana - Joan R. Mars, Policing Styles in the Commonwealth Caribbean: The Jamaican Case - Anthony D. Harriott, Use of Force by Police in the Caribbean: Towards a Social Psychological Analysis - Ramesh DeosaranPart V Corrections in the CaribbeanClient Rehabilitation or Sanitisation of the Penal Language: Analysis of Correctional Reforms in Jamaica - Marilyn J. Jones, Variables Associated with Probation Outcomes in Venezuela - Christopher Birkbeck, Prison Recidivism in Trinidad and Tobago: A Baseline Study - Ian K. RamdhaniePart VI Crime and Development in the Caribbean Crime and Development in the Caribbean: An Investigation of Traditional Explanatory Models - Richard R. Bennette, William P. Shields and Beth Daniels, Paradise Lost? Crime in the Caribbean: A Comparison of Barbados and Jamaica - John W. King, A Longitudinal Study of Serious Crime in the Caribbean - Klaus de Albuquerque and Jerome McElroyPart VII The Jury and The Criminal Justice System in The Caribbean The Jury on Trial - Ramesh Deosaran, Pre-Trial Publicity and Juror Prejudice: A Case Study - Ramesh Deosaran, Ensuring Efficiency and Effctiveness in the Criminal Justice System (The Netherlands Antilles and Aruba (NAA) and Saint Lucia) - Adrian Saunders and Jacob WitPart VIII Drug Trafficking and Public Policy in the CaribbeanConflict and Cooperation in the War on Drugs: The Caribbean Experience - John W. King, Does Drug Enforcement Reduce Crime? An Empirical Analysis of the Drug War in Central American and Caribbean Countries - Horace A. BartilowPart IX Terrorism, Insurrection and Political Violence in the CaribbeanThe Politics of Information and the People's Revolutionary Government (The 1979 coup in Grenada and the 1983 US Intervention) - Ramesh Deosaran, The Psychology of Political and Social Conflict (The 1990 Muslimeen Insurrection in Trinidad and Tobago) - Ramesh DeosaranPart X Victimization in the CaribbeanHuman Trafficking and the Dominican Republic: A Victim-Centric Approach, Janice Joseph, Zelma W. Henriques and Patrice Morris, Effects of Ethnicity and Nationality on Driving Attitudes and Perceived Risk of Victimization - Michael R. Norris and Jacqueline Bergdahl, Perceptual Fear and Risk of Victimisation - Derek Chadee and Jason Ditton
Responsibility: edited by Ramesh Deosaran.


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