Debating Points: Crime and Corrections
Henry L. Tischler
Prentice Hall, 2001 - Social Science - 148 pages
This volume provides a series of quality readings on 8 major issues—arranged in pro/con format—regarding criminology. Includes an opening narrative of each controversy, and lists of readings and internet sites for further research.Is It Time to End Capital Punishment? Does Poverty Produce Crime? Is Prison the Best Way to Handle Criminals? Will Gun Control Reduce Crime? Should We Treat Juvenile Offenders More Harshly? Does White collar Crime Do More Harm Than Street Crime? Should We Expand the Use of Private Prisons? Are Criminals Given Too Many Rights? For law enforcement professionals interested in the debate on major issues in criminology.
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