The Resource America's prisons, Jack Lasky, book editor

America's prisons, Jack Lasky, book editor

Label
America's prisons
Title
America's prisons
Statement of responsibility
Jack Lasky, book editor
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Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Opposing Viewpoints SeriesFor over 25 years, the Greenhaven Press Opposing Viewpoints Series has developed and set the standard for current-issue studies. With more than 90 volumes covering nearly every controversial contemporary topic, Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. Each title explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. By choosing from such diverse sources and including both popular and unpopular views, the Opposing Viewpoints editorial team has adhered to its commitment to editorial objectivity. Readers are exposed to many sides of a debate, which promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. In short, Opposing Viewpoints is the best research and learning tool for exploring the issues that continually shape and define our turbulent and changing world
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DLC
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America's prisons (Greenhaven Press)
Dewey number
  • 365/.973
  • 365
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.A49 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lasky, Jack
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Imprisonment
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Criminals
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Label
America's prisons, Jack Lasky, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jakub Wrzesniewski
  • The private prison system is dysfunctional and cruel
  • Brian Magee
  • Private prisons are beneficial
  • Erwin A. Blackstone and Simon Hakim
  • Who is in America's prisons?
  • African Americans are overrepresented in prisons
  • Rina Palta
  • The African American incarceration rate is the result of African American crime
  • Jason L. Riley
  • What problems do America's prisons face?
  • Female prisoners should receive gender-specific attention
  • Megan Quattlebaum
  • We should stop putting women in jail. For anything
  • Patricia O'Brien
  • The juvenile detention system is broken
  • Sara Mayeux
  • Juvenile detention can be effective
  • James Swift
  • Are prisoners treated humanely?
  • Solitary confinement is torture-- and morally wrong
  • The new Jim Crow
  • Heather Rice
  • Yes, some inmates still deserve solitary confinement
  • Greg Dobbs
  • Food as punishment : giving U.S. inmates 'the loaf' persists
  • Eliza Barclay
  • Prisoner disenfranchisement is wrong and dangerous
  • Jonathan Purtle
  • Prisoner disenfranchisement should not be abandoned
  • Hans A. von Spakovsky
  • Do prison alternatives work?
  • Michelle Alexander
  • Drug courts are not a good alternative for drug offenders
  • Margaret Dooley-Sammuli and Nastassia Walsh
  • Drug courts are a good alternative for drug offenders
  • Jessica Huseman
  • Electronic monitoring is an effective alternative to incarceration
  • Dylan Matthews
  • Electronic monitoring is not an effective alternative to incarceration
  • James Kilgore
  • Public shaming is a good substitute for imprisonment
  • Brian Hampel
  • Too many prison inmates? It's not so simple
  • Public shaming is not a good substitute for imprisonment
  • David M. Reutter
  • Morris B. Hoffman
  • The prison system is broken because of the war on drugs
  • Brian Mann
  • The scariest explanation for America's vast prison population : we want it that way
Control code
ocn921310660
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
202 pages
Isbn
9780737775372
Lccn
2015021383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921310660
Label
America's prisons, Jack Lasky, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jakub Wrzesniewski
  • The private prison system is dysfunctional and cruel
  • Brian Magee
  • Private prisons are beneficial
  • Erwin A. Blackstone and Simon Hakim
  • Who is in America's prisons?
  • African Americans are overrepresented in prisons
  • Rina Palta
  • The African American incarceration rate is the result of African American crime
  • Jason L. Riley
  • What problems do America's prisons face?
  • Female prisoners should receive gender-specific attention
  • Megan Quattlebaum
  • We should stop putting women in jail. For anything
  • Patricia O'Brien
  • The juvenile detention system is broken
  • Sara Mayeux
  • Juvenile detention can be effective
  • James Swift
  • Are prisoners treated humanely?
  • Solitary confinement is torture-- and morally wrong
  • The new Jim Crow
  • Heather Rice
  • Yes, some inmates still deserve solitary confinement
  • Greg Dobbs
  • Food as punishment : giving U.S. inmates 'the loaf' persists
  • Eliza Barclay
  • Prisoner disenfranchisement is wrong and dangerous
  • Jonathan Purtle
  • Prisoner disenfranchisement should not be abandoned
  • Hans A. von Spakovsky
  • Do prison alternatives work?
  • Michelle Alexander
  • Drug courts are not a good alternative for drug offenders
  • Margaret Dooley-Sammuli and Nastassia Walsh
  • Drug courts are a good alternative for drug offenders
  • Jessica Huseman
  • Electronic monitoring is an effective alternative to incarceration
  • Dylan Matthews
  • Electronic monitoring is not an effective alternative to incarceration
  • James Kilgore
  • Public shaming is a good substitute for imprisonment
  • Brian Hampel
  • Too many prison inmates? It's not so simple
  • Public shaming is not a good substitute for imprisonment
  • David M. Reutter
  • Morris B. Hoffman
  • The prison system is broken because of the war on drugs
  • Brian Mann
  • The scariest explanation for America's vast prison population : we want it that way
Control code
ocn921310660
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
202 pages
Isbn
9780737775372
Lccn
2015021383
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921310660

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