The Resource America's prisons, Noah Berlatsky, book editor

America's prisons, Noah Berlatsky, book editor

Label
America's prisons
Title
America's prisons
Statement of responsibility
Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Title variation
America's prisons : opposing viewpoints
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether American prisons are effective, whether American prisons are just, whether American prisons are humane, and the ways different prison populations should be treated
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
365/.973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.A487 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berlatsky, Noah
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Imprisonment
  • Alternatives to imprisonment
  • Criminals
Target audience
juvenile
Label
America's prisons, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Dana Pico
  • Alternative sentencing would be more effective in prison
  • Ruth David
  • Alternatives to prison are dangerous and ineffective
  • Thomas Sowell
  • Are American prisons just?
  • America's imprisonment practices are racist
  • Glenn Loury
  • America's imprisonment practices are not racist
  • Heather Mac Donald
  • Are American prisons effective?
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing is just in drug cases
  • Jodi L. Avergun
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing is unjust
  • Robert Hooker and Robert Hirsh
  • Imprisoning drug users is just
  • Theodore Dalrymple
  • Imprisoning nonviolent drug users is unjust
  • Michael Huemer
  • Disenfranchising prisoners is just
  • Ben Johnson
  • Prison deters crime
  • Disenfranchising prisoners is unjust
  • Conor Clarke and Greg Yothers
  • Are American prisons humane?
  • American prisons are humane
  • Harley G. Lappin
  • Overcrowding in American prisons is inhumane
  • Craig Haney
  • Stun technology makes prisons safer
  • Jeff Wiehe
  • Stun technology is inhumane and dangerous
  • Bruce Bayley
  • Anne-Marie Cusac
  • California must spend more on prison than health care
  • J. Clark Kelso
  • California should not spend excessively on prison health care
  • Debra Saunders
  • How should different prison populations be treated?
  • Allowing inmate moms to raise their children in prison is beneficial
  • Suzanne Smalley
  • Raising children in prison may be harmful
  • Carol Lloyd
  • Prison does not deter crime
  • Juveniles should not be placed in adult prisons
  • Campaign for Youth Justice
  • Life without parole in the adult system is reasonable for some juvenile offenders
  • Charles D. Stimson and Andrew M. Grossman
  • Mentally ill should not be placed in the prison system
  • Jamie Fellner
  • Focusing on mental illness in prison prevents real reform
  • Susan Mortimer
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • Prisons can rehabilitate
  • Shreveport Times
  • Prison rehabilitation efforts are ineffective
Control code
ocn466347574
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780737749571
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050927
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1229485
  • (OCoLC)466347574
Label
America's prisons, Noah Berlatsky, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Dana Pico
  • Alternative sentencing would be more effective in prison
  • Ruth David
  • Alternatives to prison are dangerous and ineffective
  • Thomas Sowell
  • Are American prisons just?
  • America's imprisonment practices are racist
  • Glenn Loury
  • America's imprisonment practices are not racist
  • Heather Mac Donald
  • Are American prisons effective?
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing is just in drug cases
  • Jodi L. Avergun
  • Mandatory minimum sentencing is unjust
  • Robert Hooker and Robert Hirsh
  • Imprisoning drug users is just
  • Theodore Dalrymple
  • Imprisoning nonviolent drug users is unjust
  • Michael Huemer
  • Disenfranchising prisoners is just
  • Ben Johnson
  • Prison deters crime
  • Disenfranchising prisoners is unjust
  • Conor Clarke and Greg Yothers
  • Are American prisons humane?
  • American prisons are humane
  • Harley G. Lappin
  • Overcrowding in American prisons is inhumane
  • Craig Haney
  • Stun technology makes prisons safer
  • Jeff Wiehe
  • Stun technology is inhumane and dangerous
  • Bruce Bayley
  • Anne-Marie Cusac
  • California must spend more on prison than health care
  • J. Clark Kelso
  • California should not spend excessively on prison health care
  • Debra Saunders
  • How should different prison populations be treated?
  • Allowing inmate moms to raise their children in prison is beneficial
  • Suzanne Smalley
  • Raising children in prison may be harmful
  • Carol Lloyd
  • Prison does not deter crime
  • Juveniles should not be placed in adult prisons
  • Campaign for Youth Justice
  • Life without parole in the adult system is reasonable for some juvenile offenders
  • Charles D. Stimson and Andrew M. Grossman
  • Mentally ill should not be placed in the prison system
  • Jamie Fellner
  • Focusing on mental illness in prison prevents real reform
  • Susan Mortimer
  • Joel Waldfogel
  • Prisons can rehabilitate
  • Shreveport Times
  • Prison rehabilitation efforts are ineffective
Control code
ocn466347574
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
224 p.
Isbn
9780737749571
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009050927
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1229485
  • (OCoLC)466347574

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