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The Resource Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry, (electronic resource)

Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry, (electronic resource)

Label
Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture
Title
Thinking about crime
Title remainder
sense and sensibility in American penal culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael Tonry
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the American crime policy. This book explains how the worst policies can be undone and how the avoidable human suffering they produce can be diminished. It presents a treatment of crime as a social problem
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tonry, Michael H
Dewey number
365/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in crime and public policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Crime prevention
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration
  • Prisons in mass media
  • Prisons
  • Public opinion
  • United States
  • États-Unis
Label
Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Sense and sensibility in American penal culture -- Why so many Americans are in prison -- Cycles and sensibilities -- Moral panics and "windows of opportunity" -- Crime trends and the effects of crime control policies -- Formerly unthinkable policies -- Unthought thoughts -- Better understanding, people, and policies
Control code
ocm59712538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602568310
Lccn
2003004245
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)59712538
Label
Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Sense and sensibility in American penal culture -- Why so many Americans are in prison -- Cycles and sensibilities -- Moral panics and "windows of opportunity" -- Crime trends and the effects of crime control policies -- Formerly unthinkable policies -- Unthought thoughts -- Better understanding, people, and policies
Control code
ocm59712538
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 260 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602568310
Lccn
2003004245
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)59712538

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