The Resource Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Paul A. Winters, book editor

Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Paul A. Winters, book editor

Label
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints
Title
Crime and criminals
Title remainder
opposing viewpoints
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Winters, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains selections from magazine articles, speeches, books, and other sources examining the issue of crime and criminals in the United States
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6791
LC item number
.C73 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Winters, Paul A.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime
  • Crime prevention
  • Crime
  • Crime prevention
  • United States
Label
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Paul A. Winters, book editor
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264, 273-275) 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
Genetic factors influence criminal behavior / James K. Hughes -- Genetic theories of crime are racist / Peter R. Breggin & Ginger Ross Breggin -- Criminals are victims of a violent environment / Francis Flaherty -- Criminals are not victims / Theodore Dalrymple -- Poverty and unemployment cause crime / Philippe Bourgois -- Poverty and unemployment do not cause crime / David Rubinstein & Carl F. Horowitz -- The culture of social irresponsibility causes crime / Elliott Currie -- The culture of personal irresponsibility causes crime / Myron Magnet -- Community-based policing will prevent crime / Carl F. Horowitz -- Community-based policing does not prevent crime / Nicolas Alexander -- Harsher sentences will prevent crime / Mary Kate Cary -- Harsher sentences will not prevent crime / Chi Chi Sileo -- "Three strikes" laws prevent crime / John Carlson -- "Three strikes" laws will not prevent crime / Jonathan Simon -- Imprisoning more criminals will prevent crime / Eugene H. Methvin -- Imprisoning more criminals does not prevent crime / Ted Gest -- Gun control is constitutional / Joshua Horwitz -- Gun control is unconstitutional / Don B. Kates Jr. & Alan J. Lizotte -- Gun control will not decrease crime / Dan Peterson -- Gun control will decrease crime / Pierre Thomas & the Los Angeles Times -- Privately owned guns decrease security / Carl T. Bogus -- Privately owned guns increase security / David B. Kopel -- Society should take handguns away from young people / Roy Romer -- Society should reduce young people's need for guns / James D. Wright & Joseph F. Sheley -- Violent juvenile criminals should be tried as adults / Rita Kramer -- Juvenile criminals should not be tried as adults / Alex Kotlowitz -- Prison boot camps can reform young offenders / Dennis E. Mack -- Prison boot camps may not reform young offenders / Frank Bentayou -- American society accepts too much deviant behavior / Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- American society criminalizes too many behaviors / Stephen J. Adler, Wade Lambert & Richard Morin -- Fear of crime harms the quality of American life / Linda Lichter & Froma Harrop -- Middle-class fear of crime is exaggerated / Michel McQueen -- Fear of black crime is justified / James Q. Wilson -- Fear of black crime has racist undertones / Marcus Mabry, Evan Thomas & Scott Minerbrook
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029007702
Label
Crime and criminals : opposing viewpoints, Paul A. Winters, book editor
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-264, 273-275) 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
Genetic factors influence criminal behavior / James K. Hughes -- Genetic theories of crime are racist / Peter R. Breggin & Ginger Ross Breggin -- Criminals are victims of a violent environment / Francis Flaherty -- Criminals are not victims / Theodore Dalrymple -- Poverty and unemployment cause crime / Philippe Bourgois -- Poverty and unemployment do not cause crime / David Rubinstein & Carl F. Horowitz -- The culture of social irresponsibility causes crime / Elliott Currie -- The culture of personal irresponsibility causes crime / Myron Magnet -- Community-based policing will prevent crime / Carl F. Horowitz -- Community-based policing does not prevent crime / Nicolas Alexander -- Harsher sentences will prevent crime / Mary Kate Cary -- Harsher sentences will not prevent crime / Chi Chi Sileo -- "Three strikes" laws prevent crime / John Carlson -- "Three strikes" laws will not prevent crime / Jonathan Simon -- Imprisoning more criminals will prevent crime / Eugene H. Methvin -- Imprisoning more criminals does not prevent crime / Ted Gest -- Gun control is constitutional / Joshua Horwitz -- Gun control is unconstitutional / Don B. Kates Jr. & Alan J. Lizotte -- Gun control will not decrease crime / Dan Peterson -- Gun control will decrease crime / Pierre Thomas & the Los Angeles Times -- Privately owned guns decrease security / Carl T. Bogus -- Privately owned guns increase security / David B. Kopel -- Society should take handguns away from young people / Roy Romer -- Society should reduce young people's need for guns / James D. Wright & Joseph F. Sheley -- Violent juvenile criminals should be tried as adults / Rita Kramer -- Juvenile criminals should not be tried as adults / Alex Kotlowitz -- Prison boot camps can reform young offenders / Dennis E. Mack -- Prison boot camps may not reform young offenders / Frank Bentayou -- American society accepts too much deviant behavior / Daniel Patrick Moynihan -- American society criminalizes too many behaviors / Stephen J. Adler, Wade Lambert & Richard Morin -- Fear of crime harms the quality of American life / Linda Lichter & Froma Harrop -- Middle-class fear of crime is exaggerated / Michel McQueen -- Fear of black crime is justified / James Q. Wilson -- Fear of black crime has racist undertones / Marcus Mabry, Evan Thomas & Scott Minerbrook
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029007702

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