Evans, Kim Masters,

Crime, prisons, and jails / Kim Masters Evans. - 1 online resource (viii, 162 pages) : illustrations. - Information plus reference series Gale virtual reference library . - Information plus reference series. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

chapter 1. An overview of crime -- chapter 2. Crime statistics -- chapter 3. Crime victims -- chapter 4. Drug crimes -- chapter 5. White-collar crime -- chapter 6. Controlling crime -- chapter 7. Correctional facilities : prisons and jails -- chapter 8. Characteristics and rights of inmates -- chapter 9. Probation and parole -- chapter 10. Juvenile crime.

This volume focuses on the social and moral issues surrounding crime, prisons, and jails.

9781573026376 (electronic book)


Crime--United States.
Corrections--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.

HV6789 / .E93 2016

364.973