National Council on Crime and Delinquency Announces PASS Award for Literature to Assistant Professor Vanessa Barker
The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) recently announced the 2009 Winners of the Prevention for a Safer Society (PASS) awards. The awards are made annually to honor and recognize professionals who cover issues and highlight solutions to criminal justice, juvenile justice and child welfare problems. Dr. Vanessa Barker is the recipient of the 2009 NCCD PASS Award for her recent book entitled; The Politics of Imprisonment: How the Democratic Process Shapes the Way America Punishes Offenders (Oxford University Press 2009). Learn more about Dr. Barker’s book.