The Criminal Justice System in Georgia, by Sandra S. Stone, Ph.D. of the State University of West Georgia, is your one-stop resource for adding state-specific content to your criminal justice course. The book provides a brief history of the major influences on the criminal justice system in Georgia. Also included are detailed descriptions of the structure and functions of its four major components: law enforcement, courts, corrections and juvenile justice.
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Dr. Stone earned a B.A. degree with highest honors from the State University of West Georgia with a double major in Sociology and Psychology in 1976 and an M.A. from the State University of West Georgia in Psychology in 1978. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Emory University in 1993. She has 25 years of experience in the field of social services and criminal justice as a direct service provider, administrator, researcher and teacher. Immediately prior to coming to the University, Dr. Stone served as the Director of Planning and Research for the GA Department of Juvenile Justice. She has served on numerous local, state and national task forces and advisory boards related to family and children’s services and criminal justice. In addition, she serves as a consultant to a variety of agencies in the social services and criminal justice fields. Her main areas of interest and research are juvenile delinquency, the juvenile justice system, gangs, family violence, women in the criminal justice system, child welfare, and public policy. She has a number of publications in these areas, including an edited book on gangs, Contemporary Gang Issues: An Inside View, and a recently published book entitled The Criminal Justice System in Georgia.
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