The Resource Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Christina Fisanick, book editor

Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Christina Fisanick, book editor

Label
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints
Title
Crime and criminals
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
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
Title
Crime and criminals
Contributor
Summary
Essays debate how criminals should be treated, ways to prevent crime, and whether it is possible to reduce recidivism
Subject
Member of
Genre
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302154
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6789
LC item number
.C68133 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Christina Fisanick, book editor
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Christina Fisanick, book editor
Label
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Christina Fisanick, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 222, 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
ch. 1. Are all criminals treated fairly? -- 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 -- ch. 2. Should some criminals be treated differently? -- Older prisoners should be released early / Barry Holman, as told to 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 -- ch. 3. How can crime be prevented? -- The death penalty deters crime / David B. Muhlhausen -- The death penalty does not deter crime / Aundré M. Herron -- Surveillance equipment helps reduce crime / Spencer E. Ante -- Surveillance equipment does not reduce crime / American Civil Liberties Union -- ch. 4. How can recidivism rates be reduced? -- 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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
253 p.
Isbn
9780737743593
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009021918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn262429631
  • (OCoLC)262429631

Library Locations

    • Post Road LibraryBorrow it
      5010 Post Road, Cumming, GA, 30040, US
      34.205256 -84.220792
Processing Feedback ...