Fearmonger: Stephen Harper's Tough-on-Crime Agenda

Fearmonger: Stephen Harper's Tough-on-Crime Agenda

by Paula Mallea

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ISBN-13: 9781552778999
Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Publication date: 07/12/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 232
File size: 478 KB

About the Author

PAULA MALLEA practised criminal law for fifteen years in Toronto, Kingston, and Manitoba, mainly as defence counsel. She is a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. She is also the author of Aboriginal Law: Apartheid in Canada. She currently resides in Gore Bay, on Manitoulin Island.
Lawyer and author PAULA MALLEA practised criminal law for fifteen years in Toronto, Kingston, and Manitoba, mainly as defence counsel. She is a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the author of Aboriginal Law: Apartheid in Canada.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1. The Conservative Government and its Crime Agenda
2. Crime Rates versus Incarceration Rates: The Facts
3. Mandatory Minimum Sentences and the Myth of Deterrence
4. A Closer Look at the Conservatives’ Crime Laws
5. Drug Legislation
6. The Financial Costs
7. The Human Costs
8. Crime Prevention and Alternatives to Prison
9. Rehabilitation and the Finnish Model

Conclusion
Endnotes
Index

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