Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research

Volume 12 Issue 4

Criminology, Causality, Public Policy

Editorial Introduction

  • Seeking Causality in a World of Contingency: Criminology, Research, and Public Policy, Thomas G. Blomberg, Julie Mestre, and Karen Mann

Executive Summary

  • Overview of: “Translating Causal Claims: Principles and Strategies for Policy-Relevant Criminology,” Robert J. Sampson, Christopher Winship, and Carly Knight

Research Article

  • Translating Causal Claims: Principles and Strategies for Policy-Relevant Criminology, Robert J. Sampson, Christopher Winship, and Carly Knight

Policy Application Essays

  • Family-Focused Interventions to Prevent Juvenile Delinquency: A Case Where Science and Policy Can Find Common Ground, Abigail A. Fagan
  • Evidence and Public Policy: The Example of Evaluation Research in Policing, Daniel S. Nagin and David Weisburd
  • Supermax Prisons: The Policy and the Evidence, Daniel P. Mears

Afterword

  • Linking Evidence and Criminal Justice Policy, Alfred Blumstein