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Minimizing Harm

A New Crime Policy For Modern America, 1st Edition

By Edward Rubin


224 pages

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Minimizing Harm as a Solution to the Crime Policy Conundrum -- Public Attitudes Toward Crime -- Comment: When and for Whom Is Violence a Crime Problem? -- Comment: Crime, Violence, and Public Mythology -- Prevention -- Comment: Early Intervention: Promising Path to Cost-Effective Crime Control, or Primrose Path to Wasteful Social Spending? -- Comment: Can We Afford to Prevent Violence? Can We Afford Not To? -- Alternative Sanctions -- Comment: Net Repairing: Rethinking Incarceration and Intermediate Sanctions -- Comment: Intermediate Punishments -- Drug Policy -- Comment: The Ambiguities of Harm Reduction in Crime and Drug Policy -- Comment: Breaking the Impasse in American Drug Policy

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General