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Sex Offender Laws Failed Policies, New Directions

ISBN-10: 0826111092

ISBN-13: 9780826111098

Edition: 2009

Authors: Richard Gordon Wright

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Description:

This provocative and controversial book draws from criminal justice, law, forensic psychology, and social work to examine how current laws and policies become enacted and what to-date is known about their efficacy.
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 552
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Contributors
Foreword
Overview
Introduction: The Failure of Sex Offender Policies
The Problem of Sexual Assault
A Brief History of Major Sex Offender Laws
The Politics of Sex Offender Policies: An Interview with Patricia Wetterling
Sex Offender Policies
Internet Sex Stings
Sex Offenders, Mandatory HIV Testing, and Intentional Transmission
Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification
GPS Monitoring of Sex Offenders
Sex Offender Residence Restrictions
Chemical and Surgical Castration
The Civil Commitment of Sexual Predators: A Policy Review
The Death Penalty
Policy Alternatives
Leaders in Sex Offender Research and Policy
The Containment Approach to Managing Sex Offenders
Sexual Violence and Restorative Justice
The Impact of Sex Offender Policies on Victims
Index