Asphalt justice : a critique of the criminal justice system in America /

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Author / Creator:Cook, John Raymond, 1962-
Imprint:Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
Description:xii, 211 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Series:Praeger series in criminology and crime control policy, 1060-3212
Subject:Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States -- Evaluation.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Evaluation.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4368813
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Varying Form of Title:Critique of the criminal justice system in America
ISBN:0275968278 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Illustrations
  • Preface
  • 1.. Get Smart on Crime
  • 2.. A House Built on Sand
  • 3.. Two Sides of the Same Coin
  • 4.. Politicians and Bureaucrats: Garbage In, Garbage Out
  • 5.. Ball Four: "Solutions" That Miss the Plate
  • 6.. Gangs, Militias, and Organized Crime
  • 7.. Juvenile Crime
  • 8.. Insanity and Mental Health
  • 9.. Coercive Treatment, Civil Liberties, and Change
  • 10.. The New Gulag: The Failure of Prison Architecture
  • 11.. Get Smart on Crime, Part II
  • 12.. Classification and Treatment: Earning Release
  • 13.. Prevention Is Not a Four-Letter Word
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • Index