Demystifying Crime and Criminal Justiceby Bohm, Robert M.; Walker, Jeffery T.
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Table of Contents
|About the Editors||p. xi|
|About the Contributors||p. xiii|
|The Myth of Accurate Crime Measurement||p. 3|
|The Myth That "Criminals" Are Fundamentally Different from "Non-criminals"||p. 13|
|The Myth of Rational Choice as an Explanation for Criminal Behavior: A Biosocial Critique||p. 25|
|The Myth That Violent Juveniles Will Become Adult Criminals||p. 37|
|The Myth of Black Crime||p. 48|
|The Myth That Mental Illness Causes Crime||p. 57|
|Myths about Drug Legalization or Decriminalization||p. 67|
|The Myth about Drug Use and Violent Offending||p. 81|
|The Myth That White-Collar Crime Is Only about Financial Loss||p. 93|
|The Myth That Current Gun Control Policies Reduce Crime||p. 103|
|The Myth That Sex Offenders Are Beyond Redemption||p. 114|
|The Myth That Stalking Is Not a Serious Crime||p. 127|
|Demystifying Terrorism: "Crazy Islamic Terrorists Who Hate Us Because We're Free?"||p. 136|
|The Myth That the Role of the Police Is to Fight Crime||p. 147|
|The Myth That Science Solves Crimes||p. 157|
|The Myths Surrounding Policewomen on Patrol||p. 166|
|The Myth That Police Use of Force Is Widespread||p. 178|
|The Myths of Racial Profiling||p. 185|
|The Myth That the Best Police Response to Domestic Violence Is to Arrest the Offender||p. 193|
|Administration of Justice|
|The Myth That the Exclusionary Rule Allows Many Criminals to Escape Justice||p. 205|
|The Myth That Punishment Reduces Crime||p. 215|
|The Myth That Imprisonment Is the Most Severe Form of Punishment||p. 230|
|The Myth That the Death Penalty Is Administered Fairly||p. 242|
|The Myth of Closure and Capital Punishment||p. 254|
|The Myth of Prisons as Country Clubs||p. 267|
|The Myth That Prisons Can Be Self-Supporting||p. 278|
|Correctional Privatization and the Myth of Inherent Efficiency||p. 285|
|The Myth That Correctional Rehabilitation Does Not Work||p. 296|
|The Myth That Rehabilitation Is the Focus of Community Corrections||p. 311|
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