Crisis and Reform: Current Issues in American Punishment Alexis M., III Durham

ISBN: 9780316197106

Published: January 1st 1993

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377 pages


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Crisis and Reform: Current Issues in American Punishment  by  Alexis M., III Durham

Crisis and Reform: Current Issues in American Punishment by Alexis M., III Durham
January 1st 1993 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 377 pages | ISBN: 9780316197106 | 6.51 Mb

This valuable text addresses the major controversial issues facing correctional leaders and scholars today. Prison crowding, high recidivism rates, issues associated with growing numbers of female and elderly inmates, and AIDS in prison continue toMoreThis valuable text addresses the major controversial issues facing correctional leaders and scholars today.

Prison crowding, high recidivism rates, issues associated with growing numbers of female and elderly inmates, and AIDS in prison continue to be urgent problems in the American correctional system. Also discussed is the idea of changing the offender, alternatives to incarceration, so—called shock incarceration, the death penalty, and the privatization of prisons. This text examines in detail not just the problems and issues, but also some of the most highly touted reforms that propose to address them.



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