Alternatives to Prisons
Lankford, Ronald D Jr 
At Issue (Library)   

Format: Hardback
Library Classification: Junior Non Fiction
BIC Subjects: Educational: Citizenship & social education
      Social issues (Children's / Teenage)
Audience: Young adult
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Imprint: Greenhaven Press
Publication Date: 6/01/2012
Place of Publication: United Kingdom


 Synopsis  Information
These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives, e.g., eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This edition in the At Issue series offers readers a comprehensive look at the issues surrounding alternative prisons. The title explores the effectiveness of the American prison system, the use of boot camps as a potential alternative for juveniles and a; Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.