AuthorBarnes, Harry Elmer, 1889-1968
TitleNew horizons in criminology / [by] Harry Elmer Barnes [and] Negley K. Teeters
Imprint Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1959
Edition 3rd ed
Descript xvi, 654 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Book one. Crime and the criminal : Part I. An analysis of crime in America : Apathy and fallacy -- The ovrlords of crime -- Upper world of crime -- Traditional crimes and criminals -- Social pathology and crime -- Part II. Theories and factors in causation of criminal behavior : The eternal quest for the causes of crime -- The constitutional school of criminology -- Geography and criminal causation -- Economic factors and crime causatin -- Modern sociological theories -- Minority tensions as factors in crime -- Home and community influences -- Emotional distubances as factors in criminality -- An attempt to synthesize-the "multiple-causation" approach -- Part III. Criminal justice in operation : The first line of defense-the police system -- The defendant before the bar of justice -- The place of the jury in criminal justice -- Book two. Penal and correctional procedures : Part I. Ancient and medieval concepts of treating the offender : Primitive treatment of the offender-corporal punishment -- The transportation of criminals -- Capital punishment -- Part II. The era of reform: The emergence of the concept of imprisonment : Reforms in the criminal law -- The genesis and development of the penitentiary -- An appraisal of conventional imprisonment -- The county jail and the town lockup -- Correctional treatment for women -- The rise of the reformatory -- Part III. The rehabilitative process within the framework of imprisonment : The emergence of the concept of corrections -- The processing of the convicted offender by the prison: Diagnosis and classifiction -- Educatin and religion behind bars -- Self-government in prisons -- Prison visiting, citizen participation and inmate contributions to society -- Inmate labor in the correctional program -- Part IV. The resocializaton of the offender in the community : Release and reception of the discharged prisoner in the community -- The suspended sentence and probation -- Conditional release and parole -- A new look at corrections-prospectus -- The challenge of delinquency and crime: Prevention -- The challenge of delinquency and crime: Prevention

Crime and criminals Prisons Crime and criminals -- United States Prisons -- United States

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