Controversial issues in criminology
Should prostitution be legalized? Are stalking laws effective? Is medical treatment a useful way to deal with criminal offenders? Are restorative justice processes too lenient toward offenders? These are some of the most hotly debated questions in the field of criminology, often sparking discomfort and anger among those who wish to know more about these issues. Now, Controversial Issues in Criminologyattempts to provide factual information and a much-needed forum for discussion, utilizing a unique debate format to discuss controversial issues in the field of criminology. KEY TOPICS:Topics addressed in this book were chosen with a conscious effort to include those that are the most controversial. The contributing authors, each solicited because of their expertise in this area, come from a variety of backgrounds, academic disciplines and perspectives. In addition to such hot topics as prostitution, stalking, and the rehabilitation of criminals, the book also covers issues such as the "supersizing" of murder, government research on terrorism, stricter law enforcement for "techno-crimes," and the role of "community corrections."Law enforcement officers, corrections officers, educators, students of law enforcement, and anyone interested in issues of criminal justice and the correctional process.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
Are Stalking Laws Effective?
Does Society Need the Supersizing of Murder?
9 weitere Abschnitte werden nicht angezeigt.
abuse activity adults agencies aggression American analysis anger antisocial personality disorder argue Arrigo become broken windows California committed community-based computer crime corporate crime crime rates criminal behavior criminal justice system critical criminology DeKeseredy Delinquency disorder drug effective example federal felony fixing broken windows Hamm harm incarceration increase individual intermediate sanctions issues juvenile court Juvenile Justice killer law enforcement left realists Lucken ment mental Milovanovic multicide murder neighborhood offenders officers peacemaking percent person perspective pharmacotherapy police political postmodern criminology potential Press prevent prison probation and parole problem Professor programs prosecution prostitution protect psychiatric punishment rape Rejoinder to Dr response Restorative Justice result retributive sanctions Schwartz sentencing serial serious sex workers social society spree killers stalkers stalking laws statutes supersizing terrorism terrorists Three Strikes law Three Strikes legislation tion treatment University victims violation violence VORP York