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Controversial Issues in Crime and Justice : Studies in Crime, Law, and Justice - Joseph E. Scott

Controversial Issues in Crime and Justice

Studies in Crime, Law, and Justice

By: Joseph E. Scott (Editor), Travis Hirschi (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 1988
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<B>Controversial Issues in Crime and Justice, </B>the first volume in the Studies in Crime, Law and Justice series, addresses many of the current controversial issues in criminology. The contributors look at various stages of the criminal justice system, beginning with types of crime, then focusing on the police, the courts and finally imprisonment and its alternatives.

Introduction
Controversial Crimes
Medicaid Fraud
Pornography and Rape
Organized Crime
Gangsters and Godfathers
Controversial Issues in Policing
Police Shooting
Environment and License
Police and the Modern Sting Operation
Controversial Issues in the Courtroom
The Defense of Insanity
Convicted but Innocent
False Positives and the Criminal Justice Process
Controversial Alternatives to Prison
Home Incarceration with Electronic Monitoring
Probation Reform
Controversies in the Penal System
Prison Crowding
Career Criminals and Selective Incapacitation
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ISBN: 9780803929135
ISBN-10: 0803929137
Series: Studies in Crime, Law, and Justice
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st May 1988
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.72 x 14.07  x 1.45
Weight (kg): 0.28