Sense and Nonsense About Crime

Sense and Nonsense About Crime : A Policy Guide

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This book should be of interest to students taking courses in criminal justice and criminology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 249 pages
  • 165.1 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0534091202
  • 9780534091200

Table of contents

Part One: Thinking clearly about crime. The paradox of crime in the 1980s. Models of criminal justice. The going rate. The career criminal. Part Two: Get tough: the conservative attack on crime. Lock 'em up. Deterrence. Unleash the cops. Close the loopholes. Protect the victims. Part Three: Guns and gun crimes: the middle ground. Controlling handguns. Part Four: Reform the liberal prescription. Rehabilitation. Reform the law: decriminalization. Reform the system: eliminate injustice. Reform society: provide opportunity. Part Five: Conclusion.show more

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