Last edited by Mole
Monday, October 12, 2020 | History

8 edition of Crime and punishment in America found in the catalog.

Crime and punishment in America

David B. Wolcott

Crime and punishment in America

by David B. Wolcott

  • 1 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Facts on File, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime -- United States -- History,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States -- History,
  • Punishment -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Wolcott and Tom Head.
    ContributionsHead, Tom.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6799 .W65 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18534412M
    ISBN 109780816062478
    LC Control Number2008013372

    "Earnest, free of jargon, lucid This is a book that ought to be read by anyone concerned about crime and punishment in America."—The Washington Post Book World A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize When Crime and Punishment in America was first published in , the national incarceration rate had doubled in just over a decade, and yet the. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s inauguration George Orwell’s surged to the top the Amazon best-seller list. But another classic, Dostoyevsky’s Crime and Punishment offers a more profound interpretation of the Trump that novel, the protagonist sets out to test the hypothesis that he belongs to a category of great or extraordinary men who are allowed by society—as well as.

    Crime and Punishment quiz that tests what you know. Perfect prep for Crime and Punishment quizzes and tests you might have in school.   When the law gets something wrong, it can do so in a way that adversely affects many lives, often profoundly. Specifically, to society's great detriment, the corrections arm of the American criminal justice system appears to have the distribution and Cited by: 1.

    : Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America () by Forman Jr., James and a great selection of similar New, Used and /5(K).   The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive reference for a vast number of topics relevant to crime and punishment with a unique focus on the multi/interdisciplinary and international aspects of these topics and historical perspectives on crime and punishment around the world.. COMPREHENSIVE: Comprising nearly entries, this .


Share this book
You might also like
Inglês em 20 lições. English in 20 lessons for Portugues speakers

Inglês em 20 lições. English in 20 lessons for Portugues speakers

Practitioners library of medicine and surgery. 1940 Supplement.

Practitioners library of medicine and surgery. 1940 Supplement.

Adjustment opportunities on farms raising burley tobacco in Southwest Virginia

Adjustment opportunities on farms raising burley tobacco in Southwest Virginia

Journeys of Faithfulness

Journeys of Faithfulness

Visions and revisions

Visions and revisions

Songs for the cold water army of Middletown and vicinity

Songs for the cold water army of Middletown and vicinity

2000 Import and Export Market for Non-Electric Heating Domestic Cooking Apparatuses in China

2000 Import and Export Market for Non-Electric Heating Domestic Cooking Apparatuses in China

road to the top

road to the top

The Computer in literary and Linguistic Research

The Computer in literary and Linguistic Research

U. S. Army Fighting Vehicles (U.S. Armed Forces (Library))

U. S. Army Fighting Vehicles (U.S. Armed Forces (Library))

Church Music Handbook 1994 - 1995

Church Music Handbook 1994 - 1995

Wisconsin Central Heritage Volume 1

Wisconsin Central Heritage Volume 1

Crime and punishment in America by David B. Wolcott Download PDF EPUB FB2

A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE. When Crime and Punishment in America was first published inthe national incarceration rate had doubled in just over a decade, and yet the United States remained―by an overwhelming margin―the most violent industrialized society in the world.

Today, there are several hundred thousand more inmates in the penal system, yet violence remains endemic in Cited by: Crime and Punishment in Suburbia (, an adaptation set in modern America and "loosely based" on the novel) Crime and Punishment ( film), starring Crispin Glover and Vanessa Redgrave.

Crime and Punishment ( TV film) is a television serial produced by the BBC, starring John Simm as Raskolnikov and Ian McDiarmid as Porfiry Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America, Second Edition is the first book to make widely accessible the new research on crime as a political and cultural issue.

Katherine Beckett and Theodore Sasson provide readers with a robust analysis of the roles of crime, politics, media imagery and citizen activism in the making of Cited by: Crime and Punishment in America was a nice change from the books I usually read. I have never really liked nonfiction books much, but this book was actually pretty interesting and fascinating to read/5.

A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE. When Crime and Punishment in America was first published inthe national incarceration rate had doubled in just over a decade, and yet the United States remained—by an overwhelming margin—the most violent industrialized society in the world. Today, there are several hundred thousand more inmates in the penal system, yet violence 3/5(1).

There is a tendency among some commentators to want to downplay America's unusual prominence when it comes to crime and punishment, despite what the figures would Crime and punishment in America book to show.

Some even want to have it both ways--arguing, almost in one breath, that the United States does not have an unusually severe crime problem and that it is not noticeably.

Crime and punishment in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Currie (Univ. of California at Berkeley; Confronting Crime, ) explains that, "despite a recent dip in the crime rate, we remain far and away the most violent industrial society on earth" with "the 5/5(1).

A FINALIST FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE. When Crime and Punishment in America was first published inthe national incarceration rate had doubled in just over a decade, and yet the United States remained—by an overwhelming margin—the most violent industrialized society in the world.

Today, there are several hundred thousand more inmates in the penal system, yet violence remains endemic in Cited by: Crime and Punishment is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

See a complete list of the characters in Crime and Punishment and in-depth analyses of Raskolnikov, Sonya, Dunya, and Svidrigailov. Here's where you'll find analysis about. Porfiry informs Raskolnikov that he knows who murdered the pawnbroker. After talking with Sonya, Raskolnikov fully confesses to the murder and is sentenced to eight years in a Siberian prison.

Sonya follows him, and with her help, Raskolnikov begins his regeneration. Next About Crime and Punishment. Crime and Punishment is the story of a crime and its eventual punishment.

That's it. End of review. Or not. It's really the story of a crime, followed by more crime, with a sprinkling of just a bit more crime, and then finished off with a tad of punishment. The/5(K). Thus, this five-volume work surveys the history and philosophy of crime, punishment, and criminal justice institutions in America from colonial times to the present.

It covers the whole of the criminal justice system, from crimes, law enforcement and policing, to courts, corrections and human services.

Crime and Punishment in America: An Encyclopedia of Trends and Controversies in the Justice System User Review - Ann West LaPrise - Book Verdict. With entries spread over two volumes, this set, edited by Finley (sociology & criminology, Barry Univ., FL), is a quick beginning reference on the scope and extent of crime in the United States 5/5(1).

Currie spoke about his book [Crime and Punishment in America], published by Henry Holt and Company, Inc. The book addressed criminal justice policies that have been discussed over the last two. I love this book.

I love Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky once said, "At first, art imitates life. Then life will imitate art. Then life will find its very existence from the arts." In Raskolnikov's life, philosophy was used to understand life, then he ma.

The current nationwide drop in violent crime coupled with a continuing economic boom gives us the money and the breathing room to make choices about how we will approach crime in.

(“Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America” by James Forman Jr. was selected as one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of Author: Khalil Gibran Muhammad.

Dialogic. Mikhail Bakhtin wrote extensively about this aspect of Crime and Punishment."Dialogic" is the opposite of "monologic."We all know that a dialogue is two or more people talking, while a monologue is just one person talking.

You might have heard the phrase "internal monologue," used to refer to what happens in a book when we are inside a character's head, reading that character's inner.

Get this from a library. Crime and punishment in America. [David B Wolcott; Tom Head] -- Extending beyond the traditionally infamous gangsters, juvenile delinquents, and serial killers, Wolcott and Head's thoughtful and thorough analysis brings gender, race, and political issues into.

Come to MSN News for the latest on crime & justice. Get the latest headlines and breaking news for high-profile crimes, lawsuits, and trials. Book Summary: The title of this book is Crime and Punishment in America and it was written by Elliott Currie. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Picador Paper and has a total of pages in the : ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 29 cm: Contents: The enigma of crime --Youth and the law --Delinquent youth: in need of treatment or punishment?--Drug abuse: should it be criminal?--The criminal process --The Bill of Rights: protecting criminals or our liberties?--Crowded courts: any room for justice?American Exceptionalism, Crime-and-Punishment Edition crime and punishment, comes a book that offers crucial context and perspective about the history and meaning of punishment in America.

It.