AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. U.S. Criminal Justice Policy, 1960-20132. Crime Control: What Have We Accomplished?3. The Scientific Case for Alternatives to Crime Control: Evidence-Based Practices and Where Neurocognitive Implications Take Us from Here 4. Sentencing Reform Reconsidered5. Diversion and Problem-Solving Courts6. Community Supervision7. Recalibrating Drug Control Policy8. Cost-EffectivenessConclusionsWorks CitedIndex
William R. Kelly is professor in the Department of Sociology and the founding director of the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at the University of Texas-Austin. He has spent a considerable amount of time in the community consulting with local, state, and federal agencies on criminal justice issues. He has been involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of dozens of criminal justice programs and policies. This book is a product of his vast understanding of the scientific research regarding what works, as well as his experience developing and evaluating a variety of justice programs and policies.