Crime and Criminals

ISBN-10: 073774359X

ISBN-13: 9780737743593

Edition: 2010

List price: $33.80
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List price: $33.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 9/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Are All Criminals Treated Fairly?
Chapter Preface
Men Suffer More Discrimination by the Judicial System than Women
Women Suffer More Discrimination by the Judicial System than Men: Correctional Association of New York
Women in Prison Are Sexually Vulnerable
Men in Prison Are Sexually Vulnerable
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
Periodical Bibliography
Should Some Criminals Be Treated Differently?
Chapter Preface
Older Prisoners Should Be Released Early: Barry Holman, as told to Justice Matters
Older Prisoners Should Not Receive Lenient Sentences
Mentally Ill Offenders Should Be Held Responsible for Their Actions
Mentally Ill Offenders Should Not Be Executed: American Civil Liberties Union
White-Collar Criminals Should Be Given Lighter Sentences
White-Collar Criminals Should Not Be Released Early
Periodical Bibliography
How Can Crime Be Prevented?
Chapter Preface
The Death Penalty Deters Crime
The Death Penalty Does Not Deter Crime
Surveillance Equipment Helps Reduce Crime
Surveillance Equipment Does Not Reduce Crime: American Civil Liberties Union
Periodical Bibliography
How Can Recidivism Rates Be Reduced?
Chapter Preface
Measuring Recidivism Is Complicated
Rehabilitation Reduces Recidivism Rates Among Drug Offenders: Government Accountability Office
Corrections Officials Should Be Held Responsible for Recidivism
Restorative Justice Is More Effective than Retribution in Preventing Recidivism
Transition Programs Reduce Recidivism Rates
Relapse Prevention Therapy Can Lower Recidivism Rates
Periodical Bibliography
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