Sense and Nonsense about Crime and Drugs: A Policy Guide

Sense and Nonsense about Crime and Drugs A Policy Guide Walker s SENSE AND NONSENSE was the first book to challenge common misconceptions about crime and remains the most effective at doing so Described as a masterful critique of American policies on every

  • Title: Sense and Nonsense about Crime and Drugs: A Policy Guide
  • Author: Samuel E. Walker
  • ISBN: 9780534616540
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Paperback
  • Walker s SENSE AND NONSENSE was the first book to challenge common misconceptions about crime and remains the most effective at doing so Described as a masterful critique of American policies on everything from crime control to guns to drugs Walker cuts through myths and political rhetoric and confronts both conservative and liberal propositions relative to currentWalker s SENSE AND NONSENSE was the first book to challenge common misconceptions about crime and remains the most effective at doing so Described as a masterful critique of American policies on everything from crime control to guns to drugs Walker cuts through myths and political rhetoric and confronts both conservative and liberal propositions relative to current research and proven effectiveness The result is a research based, lucid work that stimulates critical thinking and enlivens class discussions Walker captures the complexity of the administration of justice while providing students with a clear sense of the general patterns.

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    1. How does society defines crime? What criteria and standards are used to classify deviant and acceptable behaviors? Walker does well in exploring the social, cultural and political webs as well as noting the way media often influences our perception of crime, drugs and communities for better or worse.

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