By Joan Mccord

Joan McCord (1930-2004) was once the most recognized, most-respected, and best-loved criminologists of her iteration. a super pioneer, Dr. McCord used to be most sensible identified for her paintings at the Cambridge-Somerville formative years examine, the 1st large-scale, longitudinal experimental research within the box of criminology. The research was once one of the first to illustrate accidental damaging results of a well-meaning prevention application. Dr. McCord's most crucial essays from this groundbreaking examine venture are between these incorporated during this volume.McCord additionally co-wrote, edited, or co-edited twelve volumes and authored or co-authored 127 magazine articles and booklet chapters. She wrote throughout a huge array of matters, together with delinquency, alcoholism, violence, crime prevention, and felony conception. This booklet brings her most vital and lasting interact in a single position for the 1st time.

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