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The Resource Alternatives to prisons, Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor

Alternatives to prisons, Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor

Label
Alternatives to prisons
Title
Alternatives to prisons
Statement of responsibility
Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume addresses alternatives to incarceration and the pros and cons of employing them to control crime and recidivism
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.6/8
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9304
LC item number
.A6473 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lankford, Ronald D.
Series statement
At issue. Crime
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Corrections
  • Criminals
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Corrections
  • Criminals
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Corrections
  • Criminals
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Alternatives to prisons, Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-106) 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
The American prison system is ineffective and requires reform / Jennifer Gonnerman -- There are many alternatives to incarceration / Families against Mandatory Minimums -- Community corrections provide effective alternatives to prison / Joan Petersilia, as told to the Pew Center on the States -- Drug courts are effective in reducing recidivism / Jessica Huseman -- Drug courts are not effective for all offenders / Justice Policy Institute -- Mental health courts are effective in reducing recidivism / Emma Schwartz -- Boot camps can be an effective alternative to prisons for adults / Andy Hoag -- Shame punishment is an effective alternative to incarceration / Albert B. Southwick -- Shame punishment has limits as criminal justice / Greg Beato -- Electronic monitoring and intensive probation reduce recidivsism / Graeme Wood -- Electronic monitoring does not prevent repeat crimes / London Evening Standard -- Swift and certain sanctions are an effective alternative to incarceration / National Institute of Justice -- Castration for sex offenders is a controversial alternative to incarceration / Dan Bilefsky -- Reading courses offer an effective alternative to incarceration / Anna Barker
Control code
ocn744303035
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9780737755442
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011034694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o744303035
  • (OCoLC)744303035
Label
Alternatives to prisons, Ronald D. Lankford, Jr., book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 103-106) 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
The American prison system is ineffective and requires reform / Jennifer Gonnerman -- There are many alternatives to incarceration / Families against Mandatory Minimums -- Community corrections provide effective alternatives to prison / Joan Petersilia, as told to the Pew Center on the States -- Drug courts are effective in reducing recidivism / Jessica Huseman -- Drug courts are not effective for all offenders / Justice Policy Institute -- Mental health courts are effective in reducing recidivism / Emma Schwartz -- Boot camps can be an effective alternative to prisons for adults / Andy Hoag -- Shame punishment is an effective alternative to incarceration / Albert B. Southwick -- Shame punishment has limits as criminal justice / Greg Beato -- Electronic monitoring and intensive probation reduce recidivsism / Graeme Wood -- Electronic monitoring does not prevent repeat crimes / London Evening Standard -- Swift and certain sanctions are an effective alternative to incarceration / National Institute of Justice -- Castration for sex offenders is a controversial alternative to incarceration / Dan Bilefsky -- Reading courses offer an effective alternative to incarceration / Anna Barker
Control code
ocn744303035
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9780737755442
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011034694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o744303035
  • (OCoLC)744303035

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