Debating Points in Crime and Criminology : Crime and Corrections
A supplement for courses in Introduction to Criminology. This brief, inexpensive paperback provides a series of quality readings on 8 major issues-arranged in pro/con format-regarding criminology. Designed to be used as the basis of classroom debate, the readings help instructors breathe life into the many criminological concepts presented in both class and textbook.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 147.3 x 223.5 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
- 18 Dec 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, United States
Table of contents
1. Should the Death Penalty Be Abolished? 2. Is It Time to Give Up the War on Drugs? 3. Are Prisons the Best Way to Deal with Criminals? 4. Are Some People Born Criminals? 5. Do We Need More Gun Control Laws? 6. Do We Still Need the Juvenile Court System? 7. Have Mandatory Sentencing Laws Helped Stop Crime? 8. Is It Fair to Use Racial Profiling When Targeting Suspects?