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Controversial issues in corrections

Author: Charles B Fields
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1999.
Series: Controversial issues series.
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Controversial issues in corrections.
Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©1999
(OCoLC)891542172
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles B Fields
ISBN: 0205274919 9780205274918
OCLC Number: 39101961
Description: vi, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: I: The Rehabilitation/Punishment Debate --
Is recidivism a valid measure of correctional success? / K.I. Minor, T. Gehring and C. Eggleston --
Shaming : an innovative and successful appoach to punishment? / R.-E. Grimes, K.J. Bennett --
Is electronic monitoring a successful community supervision method? / J.F. Anderson, T. Wells --
Boot camp for youthful offenders : are they effective? / E.L. Grossi, J.R. Sorensen --
Is it still practical to incarcerate the elderly offender? / I.R. Soderstrom, W.M. Wheeler --
Should incarceration of pregnant women be avoided? / K. Ayers, L.J. Moriarty --
II: Sentencing and Policy Debates --
Has the privitization concept been successful? / S. Torres, D. Shichor --
"Three strikes and you're out" legislation : a cheap and effective crime control initiative? / R.A. Jerin, D.K. Sechrest --
Can we continue to lock up the nonviolent drug offender? / S.W. Hodge, V.E. Kappeler --
Is incarceration an appropriate sanction for the nonviolent white-collar offender? / G. Geis, M.B. Blankenship --
Should violent juvenile offenders be routinely tried as adults? / E. Fritsch, C. Dorne --
Should female correctional officers be used in male institutions? / R. Tewksbury, M.H. Clement --
Coed prison : should we try it (again)? / J.O. Smykla, J. Houston --
III: Legal and Constitutional Debates --
Can (or should) we return to corporal punishment? / T.D. Edwards, W.R. Janikowski --
Are inmate lawsuits out of control? / R.M. Steinmann, K. Simon --
The punishment of youthful murderers : should they be executed? / M. Donahue, M. Vandiver.
Series Title: Controversial issues series.
Responsibility: edited by Charles B. Fields.

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