The Resource Beyond incarceration : Safety and True Criminal Justice, Paula Mallea, (ebook)

Beyond incarceration : Safety and True Criminal Justice, Paula Mallea, (ebook)

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Beyond incarceration : Safety and True Criminal Justice
Title
Beyond incarceration
Title remainder
Safety and True Criminal Justice
Statement of responsibility
Paula Mallea
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Language
eng
Summary
A call to replace Canada's incarceration model, which has proven destructive, discriminatory, expensive, counterproductive, and - most of all - unnecessary. Imprisonment developed in the Western world as the punishment to suit all offences, from violent assault to victimless drug use. Centuries ago, incarcerating convicts represented progress on society's part, since it came as a replacement for capital punishment, maiming, and torture. Our current model - taking away convicts' freedom and holding them in degrading and unhealthy prison conditions - promotes recidivism and jeopardizes public safety. It is highly discriminatory, with disproportionate numbers of ethnic, indigenous, mentally ill, drug-dependent, poor, and otherwise marginalized people imprisoned. It is also ruinously expensive. Elsewhere, alternative correctional systems successfully rehabilitate offenders while treating them with dignity and respect. This book lays out the case for a complete overhaul of Canada's ineffective incarceration model of criminal justice and for a new approach
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Midwest
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1949-
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Mallea, Paula
Dewey number
365.971
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Imprisonment
  • Prisons
  • Criminals
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Beyond incarceration : Safety and True Criminal Justice, Paula Mallea, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781459738546
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11981433
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remote
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11981433
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MWT11981433
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Beyond incarceration : Safety and True Criminal Justice, Paula Mallea, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459738546
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11981433
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11981433
System control number
MWT11981433
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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