Controversial Issues in Crime and Justice / Edition 1

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Controversial Issues in Crime and Justice, the first volume in the Studies in Crime, Law and Justice series, addresses many of the current controversial issues in criminology. The contributors look at various stages of the criminal justice system, beginning with types of crime, then focusing on the police, the courts and finally imprisonment and its alternatives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803929135
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 2/1/1988
  • Series: Studies in Crime, Law, and Criminal Justice Series , #1
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,221,384
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Joseph E Scott and Travis Hirschi
Medicaid Fraud - Gilbert Geis, Henry N Pontell and Paul Jesilow
Pornography and Rape - Joseph E Scott and Loretta A Schwalm
Organized Crime - John Dombrink
Gangsters and Godfathers
Police Shooting - James J Fyfe
Environment and License
Police and the Modern Sting Operation - Carl B Klockars
The Defense of Insanity - Rita J Simon and David E Aaronson
Convicted but Innocent - C Ronald Huff and Arye Rattner
False Positives and the Criminal Justice Process
Home Incarceration with Electronic Monitoring - Richard A Ball and J Robert Lilly
Probation Reform - Joan Petersilia
Prison Crowding - Sandra Evans Skovron
Career Criminals and Selective Incapacitation - Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi
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