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Title Protecting society from sexually dangerous offenders : law, justice, and therapy / edited by Bruce J. Winick and John Q. La Fond.

Imprint Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.153 P946 2003    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 372 p. ; 27 cm.
Series The law and public policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Part I. Sexually violent predator laws: problems -- New generation of sex offender commitment laws: which states have them and how do they work? / W. Lawrence Fitch and Debra A. Hammen -- State policy perspectives on sexual predator laws / Roxanne Lieb -- Part II. Sex offenders and dangerousness -- Who is dangerous and when are they safe? Risk assessment with sexual offenders / R. Karl Hanson -- Evaluating offenders under a sexually violent predator law: the practical practice / Roy B. Lacoursiere -- Part III. Sex offenders and treatment -- What we know and don't know about treating adult sex offenders / Marnie E. Rice and Grant T. Harris -- Treatment and the civil commitment of sex offenders / Eric S. Janus -- In the wake of Hendricks: the treatment and restraint of sexually dangerous offenders viewed from the perspective of American psychiatry / Howard V. Zonana, Richard J. Bonnie, and Steven K. Hoge -- Part IV. Rationale, constitutionality, and morality of sexual predator commitment laws -- Matching legal policies with known offenders / Leonore M.J. Simon -- Bad or mad?: sex offenders and social control / Stephen J. Morse -- "Even a dog ... ": culpability, condemnation, and respect for persons / Robert F. Schopp -- Sex offenders and the Supreme Court: the significance and limits of Kansas v. Hendricks / John Kip Cornwel -- Part V. Alternative strategies for protecting the community -- Therapeutic jurisprudence analysis of sex offender registration and community notification laws / Bruce J. Winick -- Investing in the future of children: building programs for children or prisons for adult offenders / William D. Pithers, Alison Gray, and Michalle E. Davis -- Chemical castration of sex offenders: treatment or punishment? / Robert D. Miller -- Community containment of sex offender risk: a promising approach / Kim English, Linda Jones, and Diane Patrick -- Part VI. Evaluating the wisdom of sexually violent predator laws -- Costs of enacting a sexual predator law and recommendations for keeping them from skyrocketing / John Q. La Fond -- Managing the monstrous: sex offenders and the new penology / Jonathan Simon -- Therapeutic jurisprudence assessment of sexually violent predator laws / Bruce J. Winick.
Subject Sex offenders.
Sex offenders -- Legal status, laws, etc..
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Sex Offenses -- prevention & control -- United States.
Sex crimes -- Prevention.
Added Author Winick, Bruce J.
La Fond, John Q.
ISBN 1557989737 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. NLGGC 240431421

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