Essays Tagged: "Incarceration"


a serious problem which has seemed tohave lost importance. When suicide is coupled with arrest and incarceration itbecomes an increasingly complex situation. In fact, research indicates that the jail ... y unclear, which only adds to the already existing complexity.Many factors involved with arrest and incarceration only serve as a catalyst ofsuicidal tendencies. Suicide is the primary cause of death ...

(5 pages) 176 2 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Forms of Imprisonment. This deals with the mind of criminals and how they phsyically are in a prison but also how normal indivduals with mental disorder are in a state of imprisonment.

Forms of ImprisonmentWhen we speak of a prison and incarceration, the first thought that comes to mind is inmates held in a prison system with the effo ... tal states of being.Zimbardo's "mock prison" held individuals in physical contempt. During physical incarceration an individual is withheld from society both physically and socially. A correctional fa ... e and dimensional structure that the inmate is lodged in against his will. During a mental state of incarceration an individual does not have any way to be removed from such a structure. One may consi ...

(3 pages) 188 5 4.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Nonviolent Criminals - Is Incarceration the answer?

Neil CondonCRJS 600Dr. RichesonNonviolent Offenders - Is Incarceration the Answer?"It's really clear that the most effective way to turn a nonviolent person ... e, and rehabilitation and restitution are two alternatives I firmly believe are most effective than incarceration.Nonviolent criminals should be punished differently. This is because nonviolent crimin ... olent offenders turning violent by the time they leave prison.A gruesome example of the ill-effects incarceration they have on a nonviolent person. A young man was once arrested for participating in a ...

(6 pages) 198 0 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Hillside Stranglers by Darcy O'Brien. Crime is the biggest problem facing our society today.

above all, I believe the first aim of treatment should be to protect society from criminals through incarceration and isolation.The author speaks about himself as experiencing crime only through what ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Mrs.Mallard's Problem based on "The Story of An Hour"

been. The life which many imprisoned people live is similar to that which Mrs.Mallard lived. During incarceration a person has no say in what goes on. They have requirements which have to be met throu ... in reference to taht but more or less the similarity in the type of lifestyle that is lived during incarceration. This is very similar to the life which Mrs.Mallard lived, under the roof of her husba ...

(2 pages) 81 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

THis essay is about American Prison Reform, the many changes, as well as both sides of the issue- DOes it need to be reformed? It also concludes and solves the issue.

ght to administer a sanction." (Criminal Justice, p. 209) While this may be anything from a fine to incarceration, in the past century imprisonment has been the favored option. During the 1960's and 7 ... favored option. During the 1960's and 70's when there was little emphasis on the prison system and incarceration, crime rates soared. Yet by the mid-1970's when the prison population increased along ...

(8 pages) 423 2 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Racism Post 911.

be exact) will come to mind. ( After that though, the incarceration of the immigrant Japanese as well as the Japanese-American population is brought to li ...

(12 pages) 233 0 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Goals of Community Corrections.

l other programs for managing the offender in the community.It is a legal status, an alternative to incarceration, a service-delivery mechanism, and an organizational entity. As an organizational enti ...

(3 pages) 237 1 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Alternative Measures Program.

ive responses to crime that can be administered to offenders. During the process of rehabilitation, incarceration is not always the only answer and the criminal justice system looks at other options o ... ortunity to fulfill their time within the community for their crime, instead of being incarcerated. Incarceration is definitely not the only solution for many of the offenders.An agency that deals wit ...

(5 pages) 132 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Young Offender Boot Camps.

ty in order to become contributing members of society. A fairly new method which takes the place of incarceration for young people are boot camps which aim to decrease the rates of re-offending.This a ... g people are boot camps which aim to decrease the rates of re-offending.This alternative measure of incarceration has been utilized in the United States for over twenty years, and is, "Based on a mili ...

(13 pages) 267 2 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Native Incarceration in Canada.

owed it was operating over-capacity at a stifling 113 per cent.Each province has its own rate of incarceration, but the Prairie provinces all have the highest numbers. In Manitoba the total number ... is also statistics available that compare the number of Native women to the number of Native men in incarceration. In two of the Prairie provinces- British Columbia and Manitoba, female rates are rela ...

(11 pages) 108 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Answers whether the insanity defense has a useful fuinction.

ult of such a determination places an individual accordingly, be it placement in a mental facility, incarceration, or outright release. Due to these aforementioned factors, there are several problems ...

(5 pages) 122 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Criminal Justice , incarceration, This paper is about the prison systems today and how they came to be.

Criminal JusticeIncarcerationPrisonis an institution designed to securely house people who have been convicted of cr ... f the crime and whether or not it is a first offense decides if the punishment will be probation or incarceration in a prison or jail.According to historians, temples were used as sanctuaries before t ... ragraph 9).In the United States, drug offenses and violent crimes are the most frequent charges for incarceration for women. Together these two categories make up two-thirds of the female population. ...

(8 pages) 356 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Methods for monitoring drug offenders

recidivism upon release. New methods are being implemented to deal with these offenders in lieu of incarceration. Rather than housing the offender in prison, many treatment options are now being offe ... According to the Drug Court Clearinghouse and the Technical Assistance Program (DCCTAP) who claim, "Incarceration alone does not break the cycle of illegal drug use and crime, offenders sentenced to i ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Social Policy relating to people with disability.

tanding or using written or spoken language". I will give an overview of service provision from the incarceration of individuals in long stay institutions to the present day practice of caring for the ... reeding healthier and "better" humans."Focusing on hereditary nature of defects it led to wholesale incarceration and segregation of disabled people into institutions. There was no welcome for disable ...

(9 pages) 327 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Prison and the Alternatives: Is Incarceration the Answer to Crime?

Prison and the Alternatives: Is Incarceration the Answer to Crime?How well do our prisons reform prisoners? What are the alternative ... t those who go to prison will often go more than once" (qtd. in Lawrence 10).From 1850 to 1973, the incarceration rate in the United States remained stable at approximately 100 inmates per 100,000 pop ... remained stable at approximately 100 inmates per 100,000 population. Since 1973, the United States' incarceration rate has skyrocketed to 645 inmates per 100,000 population, representing the second hi ...

(8 pages) 377 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Can Crime Control be Justified?

One has to take into account all that goes into the criminal justice system. Estimates suggest that incarceration in the United States costs over $20 billion annually, with over 11 million new admissi ... of thinking have reduced street level crimes.The crime control model has had a great impact on the incarceration rates in the United States. To this day, we, meaning the United States, lead the world ...

(5 pages) 157 1 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Racial bias in the criminal justice system

ties in the US face discriminatory treatment at every stage of the judicial process, from arrest to incarceration. The 95 page report was issued by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights based in W ... least 10 states in the US. African Americans and other minorities suffer disproportionate rates of incarceration, accounting for 60 percent of the 1.7 million people currently in jail or prison in th ...

(3 pages) 194 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Birds of a Feather, Dying together

infections, and viruses are common problems on chicken farms where birds live in constant filth and incarceration. These farms are factory farms. Factory farming is an agricultural process that applie ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Mandatory Sentencing

second property offence since the 8th of March 1997 their punishment will be a mandatory 90 days in incarceration. If the person is found guilty of their third property offence they will be sentenced ... stem those juveniles receive the deeper they will penetrate into the system. It has been shown that incarceration of a juvenile has little positive effect. What happens in many cases is the detainees ...

(8 pages) 145 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays