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

Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry

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
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
365/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.T65 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in crime and public policy
Label
Thinking about crime : sense and sensibility in American penal culture, Michael Tonry
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
9780195141016
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
474e1201-c63a-4e17-b24f-21a7951822c1
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21927157
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)59712538
  • acaebk0195141016

Library Locations

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