The Resource Prisons, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)

Prisons, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Prisons
Title
Prisons
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
365/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.P7822 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Engdahl, Sylvia
Series statement
Current controversies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Prison administration
Label
Prisons, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737744606&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.215-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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
OPPV001074936
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737744613
Lccn
2009024277
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV001074936
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0001074936
Label
Prisons, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737744606&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.215-220) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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
OPPV001074936
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737744613
Lccn
2009024277
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV001074936
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0001074936

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