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Taking sides. Clashing views in crime and criminology

Author: Thomas J Hickey
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa : Contemporay Learning Series/McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Series: Taking sides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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A debate-style reader provides an introduction to controversial issues in crime and criminology, followed by arguments presenting opposing viewpoints on the topic.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Hickey
ISBN: 9780073194905 0073194905
OCLC Number: 62093771
Description: xix, 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1: Definitions and explanations of crime --
Is crime always functional? --
Is criminal behavior biologically determined? --
Does IQ significantly contribute to crime? --
Is street crime more serious than white-collar crime? --
Part 2: Justice issues and contemporary public policy --
Does arresting spousal batterers do more harm than good? --
Is racial profiling an acceptable law enforcement strategy --
Should serious sex offenders be castrated? --
Should juvenile courts be abolished? --
Are the dangers of internet Child Pornography exaggerated? --
Part 3: Prison programs and alternatives --
Is the segregation of HIV-Positive inmates ethical? --
Are conjugal and familial visitations effective rehabilitative concepts? --
Should serial killers and violent sexual offenders be quarantined for life? --
Part 4: Criminal justice research, evaluation and policy analysis --
Is capital punishment bad public policy? --
Do more guns lead to less crime? --
Should the police enforce zero-tolerance laws? --
Part 5: Future trends in criminology and criminal justice --
Should marijuana be legalized? --
Do three strikes sentencing laws and other "get tough" approaches really work? --
Should juries be able to disregard the law and free "guilty" persons in racially charges case? --
Should behavior modification techniques be used to brainwash criminals?
Series Title: Taking sides.
Other Titles: Clashing views in crime and criminology
Crime and criminology
Responsibility: selected, edited, and with introductions by Thomas J. Hickey.

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A debate-style reader provides an introduction to controversial issues in crime and criminology, followed by arguments presenting opposing viewpoints on the topic.

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