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Debating Points: Crime and Corrections

Book Title

Debating Points: Crime and Corrections

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Publication Date

12-18-2000

Edition

1

Publisher

Pearson

Place of Publication

Upper Saddle River, NJ

Keywords

Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States, Corrections -- United States.

Subject

Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States, Corrections -- United States.

Department

Sociology

Disciplines

Sociology

Description

This volume provides a series of quality readings on 8 major issues—arranged in pro/con format—regarding criminology. Includes an opening narrative of each controversy, and lists of readings and internet sites for further research. Is It Time to End Capital Punishment? Does Poverty Produce Crime? Is Prison the Best Way to Handle Criminals? Will Gun Control Reduce Crime? Should We Treat Juvenile Offenders More Harshly? Does White collar Crime Do More Harm Than Street Crime? Should We Expand the Use of Private Prisons? Are Criminals Given Too Many Rights? For law enforcement professionals interested in the debate on major issues in criminology.

ISBN

FBC192

Document Type

Article

Debating Points: Crime and Corrections

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