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The Resource Prisons : an opposing viewpoints series, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor

Prisons : an opposing viewpoints series, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor

Label
Prisons : an opposing viewpoints series
Title
Prisons
Title remainder
an opposing viewpoints series
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
365/.973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Engdahl, Sylvia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Prison administration
Target audience
adult
Label
Prisons : an opposing viewpoints series, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Laws Mandating Longer Prison Sentences Do Not Reduce Crime
  • More Criminals Are Being Sent to Supermax Prisons
  • Jeffrey Ian Ross
  • 183
  • Redesigned Prisons Provide Humane Environments for Inmates
  • Richard Wener
  • 193
  • Dog-Training Programs in Prisons Give Inmates Second Chances
  • Matthew Schniper
  • 200
  • Steve Fennessy
  • 29
  • Prison System Fails to Turn Criminals Back into Citizens
  • Jennifer Gonnerman
  • 34
  • Prison Expansion Is Not Cost-Effective
  • Michael Jacobson
  • 39
  • No: Sending Criminals to Prison Is an Effective Means of Crime Prevention
  • Chapter 1
  • A High Risk of Punishment Reduces Crime
  • George Will
  • 44
  • Long Sentences for Repeat Offenders Lower the Crime Rate
  • Debra J. Saunders
  • 47
  • Cost of Leaving Criminals Loose Exceeds the Cost of Prisons
  • Thomas Sowell
  • 53
  • Chapter 2
  • Are Too Many People Being Sent to Prison?
  • Are Inmates' Constitutional Rights Disregarded in American Prisons?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 57
  • Yes: The Conditions in Prisons Violate Inmates' Constitutional Rights
  • Reproductive Rights of Women in Prison Are Routinely Ignored
  • Rachel Roth
  • 59
  • Male Rape in Prison Is Still Not Taken Seriously
  • Dan Bell
  • 65
  • Chapter Preface
  • Female Prison Inmates Are Sexually Assaulted by Guards
  • Jeff Seidel
  • 73
  • Minority Religions Are Not Accommodated by Prison Policies
  • Bob Ritter
  • 82
  • Absent Physical Injury, Prison Abuse Victims Cannot Sue in Federal Courts
  • Stephen B. Bright
  • 86
  • No: Conditions to Which Inmates Object Are Not Always Unconstitutional
  • 22
  • Medical Care for Prison Inmates Has Been Improved
  • Mark Taylor
  • 89
  • Prison Inmates Will No Longer Be Segregated by Race
  • Tanya Schevitz
  • 98
  • Constitution Does Not Prohibit Serving Prisoners Unappetizing Food
  • Arin Greenwood
  • 103
  • Imprisonment Is Not Supposed To Be Enjoyable
  • Yes: America's High Incarceration Rate Does Not Prevent Crime
  • James H. Lilley
  • 108
  • Chapter 3
  • What Can Be Done About Prison Overcrowding?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 115
  • Many States Are Releasing Prisoners Early
  • Keith B. Richburg, Ashley Surdin
  • 117
  • A Federal Court May Rule that California's Prison Population Must Be Reduced
  • Prisons Neither Deter Crime Nor Rehabilitate Criminals
  • Don Thompson
  • 122
  • Private Prisons Increase Capacity, Save Money, and Improve Services
  • Nathan A. Benefield
  • 126
  • Private Prisons Can Ease Overcrowding But May Be Flawed
  • William Bender
  • 133
  • Some States May House Prisoners in Tents
  • Richard Luscombe
  • Claire Gordon
  • 140
  • Electronic Monitoring May Be an Effective Alternative to Prison
  • Dana DiFilippo
  • 144
  • Chapter 4
  • How Are Recent Trends Affecting Prisons?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 148
  • Cell Phones Are a Growing Threat to Prison Security
  • Robert K. Gordon
  • 25
  • 150
  • Prison Population Is Aging
  • Carrie Abner
  • 155
  • Many States Have Eliminated Parole
  • Jens Soering
  • 164
  • Prison Camps Can No Longer Be Dismissed as "Country Clubs"
  • Luke Mullins
  • 173
Control code
ocn317921367
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780737744606
Lccn
2009024277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
365.973 P9386 ; P ; XX-N ; SA ; C-LI ; C0911GALE/C0911BF.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 317921367
  • (Sirsi) 317921367
  • (OCoLC)317921367
Label
Prisons : an opposing viewpoints series, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Laws Mandating Longer Prison Sentences Do Not Reduce Crime
  • More Criminals Are Being Sent to Supermax Prisons
  • Jeffrey Ian Ross
  • 183
  • Redesigned Prisons Provide Humane Environments for Inmates
  • Richard Wener
  • 193
  • Dog-Training Programs in Prisons Give Inmates Second Chances
  • Matthew Schniper
  • 200
  • Steve Fennessy
  • 29
  • Prison System Fails to Turn Criminals Back into Citizens
  • Jennifer Gonnerman
  • 34
  • Prison Expansion Is Not Cost-Effective
  • Michael Jacobson
  • 39
  • No: Sending Criminals to Prison Is an Effective Means of Crime Prevention
  • Chapter 1
  • A High Risk of Punishment Reduces Crime
  • George Will
  • 44
  • Long Sentences for Repeat Offenders Lower the Crime Rate
  • Debra J. Saunders
  • 47
  • Cost of Leaving Criminals Loose Exceeds the Cost of Prisons
  • Thomas Sowell
  • 53
  • Chapter 2
  • Are Too Many People Being Sent to Prison?
  • Are Inmates' Constitutional Rights Disregarded in American Prisons?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 57
  • Yes: The Conditions in Prisons Violate Inmates' Constitutional Rights
  • Reproductive Rights of Women in Prison Are Routinely Ignored
  • Rachel Roth
  • 59
  • Male Rape in Prison Is Still Not Taken Seriously
  • Dan Bell
  • 65
  • Chapter Preface
  • Female Prison Inmates Are Sexually Assaulted by Guards
  • Jeff Seidel
  • 73
  • Minority Religions Are Not Accommodated by Prison Policies
  • Bob Ritter
  • 82
  • Absent Physical Injury, Prison Abuse Victims Cannot Sue in Federal Courts
  • Stephen B. Bright
  • 86
  • No: Conditions to Which Inmates Object Are Not Always Unconstitutional
  • 22
  • Medical Care for Prison Inmates Has Been Improved
  • Mark Taylor
  • 89
  • Prison Inmates Will No Longer Be Segregated by Race
  • Tanya Schevitz
  • 98
  • Constitution Does Not Prohibit Serving Prisoners Unappetizing Food
  • Arin Greenwood
  • 103
  • Imprisonment Is Not Supposed To Be Enjoyable
  • Yes: America's High Incarceration Rate Does Not Prevent Crime
  • James H. Lilley
  • 108
  • Chapter 3
  • What Can Be Done About Prison Overcrowding?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 115
  • Many States Are Releasing Prisoners Early
  • Keith B. Richburg, Ashley Surdin
  • 117
  • A Federal Court May Rule that California's Prison Population Must Be Reduced
  • Prisons Neither Deter Crime Nor Rehabilitate Criminals
  • Don Thompson
  • 122
  • Private Prisons Increase Capacity, Save Money, and Improve Services
  • Nathan A. Benefield
  • 126
  • Private Prisons Can Ease Overcrowding But May Be Flawed
  • William Bender
  • 133
  • Some States May House Prisoners in Tents
  • Richard Luscombe
  • Claire Gordon
  • 140
  • Electronic Monitoring May Be an Effective Alternative to Prison
  • Dana DiFilippo
  • 144
  • Chapter 4
  • How Are Recent Trends Affecting Prisons?
  • Chapter Preface
  • 148
  • Cell Phones Are a Growing Threat to Prison Security
  • Robert K. Gordon
  • 25
  • 150
  • Prison Population Is Aging
  • Carrie Abner
  • 155
  • Many States Have Eliminated Parole
  • Jens Soering
  • 164
  • Prison Camps Can No Longer Be Dismissed as "Country Clubs"
  • Luke Mullins
  • 173
Control code
ocn317921367
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780737744606
Lccn
2009024277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
365.973 P9386 ; P ; XX-N ; SA ; C-LI ; C0911GALE/C0911BF.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 317921367
  • (Sirsi) 317921367
  • (OCoLC)317921367

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