The Resource Crime and criminals, Christina Fisanick, book editor

Crime and criminals, Christina Fisanick, book editor

Label
Crime and criminals
Title
Crime and criminals
Statement of responsibility
Christina Fisanick, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A series of essays that provides varying perspectives on issues associated with crime, debating the treatment of criminals, prevention, and the reduction of recidivism rates
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6789
LC item number
.C68133 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fisanick, Christina
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Criminals
  • Crime prevention
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Recidivism
Label
Crime and criminals, Christina Fisanick, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) 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
Prisoners have too many rights / Jack Lee -- Prisoners need more rights / Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons -- Men suffer more discrimination by the judicial system than women / Richard F. Doyle -- Women suffer more discrimination by the judicial system than men / Correctional Association of New York -- Women in prison are sexually vulnerable / Nicole Summer -- Men in prison are sexually vulnerable / Daniel Brook -- Minorities are unfairly targeted by law enforcement / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund -- Minorities are not unfairly targeted by law enforcement / New Century Foundation -- Older prisoners should be released early / Justice Matters -- Older prisoners should not receive lenient sentences / Kelly Porcella -- Mentally ill offenders should be held responsible for their actions / Richard E. Vatz -- Mentally ill offenders should not be executed / American Civil Liberties Union -- White-collar criminals should be given lighter sentences / Rob Norton -- White-collar criminals should not be released early / Ming Zhen Shakya -- The death penalty deters crime / David B. Muhlhausen -- The death penalty does not deter crime / Aundre M. Herron -- Surveillance equipment helps reduce crime / Spencer E. Ante -- Surveillance equipment does not reduce crime / American Civil Liberties Union -- Tougher sentences deter crime / John Lott -- Tougher sentences do not deter crime / The JFA Institute -- Measuring recidivism is complicated / Martha Lyman and Stefan LoBuglio -- Rehabilitation reduces recidivism rates among drug offenders / Government Accountability Office -- Corrections officials should be held responsible for recidivism / Jason Newman -- Restorative justice is more effective than retribution in preventing recidivism / Jonathan Aitken -- Transition programs reduce recidivism rates / Danny L. Jordan -- Relapse prevention therapy can lower recidivism rates / George A. Parks
Control code
ocn262429631
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9780737743593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009021918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)262429631
Label
Crime and criminals, Christina Fisanick, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-236) 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
Prisoners have too many rights / Jack Lee -- Prisoners need more rights / Commission on Safety and Abuse in America's Prisons -- Men suffer more discrimination by the judicial system than women / Richard F. Doyle -- Women suffer more discrimination by the judicial system than men / Correctional Association of New York -- Women in prison are sexually vulnerable / Nicole Summer -- Men in prison are sexually vulnerable / Daniel Brook -- Minorities are unfairly targeted by law enforcement / Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund -- Minorities are not unfairly targeted by law enforcement / New Century Foundation -- Older prisoners should be released early / Justice Matters -- Older prisoners should not receive lenient sentences / Kelly Porcella -- Mentally ill offenders should be held responsible for their actions / Richard E. Vatz -- Mentally ill offenders should not be executed / American Civil Liberties Union -- White-collar criminals should be given lighter sentences / Rob Norton -- White-collar criminals should not be released early / Ming Zhen Shakya -- The death penalty deters crime / David B. Muhlhausen -- The death penalty does not deter crime / Aundre M. Herron -- Surveillance equipment helps reduce crime / Spencer E. Ante -- Surveillance equipment does not reduce crime / American Civil Liberties Union -- Tougher sentences deter crime / John Lott -- Tougher sentences do not deter crime / The JFA Institute -- Measuring recidivism is complicated / Martha Lyman and Stefan LoBuglio -- Rehabilitation reduces recidivism rates among drug offenders / Government Accountability Office -- Corrections officials should be held responsible for recidivism / Jason Newman -- Restorative justice is more effective than retribution in preventing recidivism / Jonathan Aitken -- Transition programs reduce recidivism rates / Danny L. Jordan -- Relapse prevention therapy can lower recidivism rates / George A. Parks
Control code
ocn262429631
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9780737743593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009021918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)262429631

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