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The Resource Crime, punishment, and mental illness : law and the behavioral sciences in conflict, Patricia E. Erickson, Steven K. Erickson

Crime, punishment, and mental illness : law and the behavioral sciences in conflict, Patricia E. Erickson, Steven K. Erickson

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Crime, punishment, and mental illness : law and the behavioral sciences in conflict
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Crime, punishment, and mental illness
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law and the behavioral sciences in conflict
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Patricia E. Erickson, Steven K. Erickson
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eng
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Hundreds of thousands of the inmates who populate the nation?s jails and prison systems today are identified as mentally ill. Many experts point to the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals in the 1960s, which led to more patients living on their own, as the reason for this high rate of incarceration. But this explanation does not justify why our society has chosen to treat these people with punitive measures. In Crime, Punishment, and Mental Illness, Patricia E. Erickson and Steven K. Erickson explore how societal beliefs about free will and moral responsibility have shaped current polic
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Crime, punishment, and mental illness : law and the behavioral sciences in conflict, Patricia E. Erickson, Steven K. Erickson
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Crime, punishment, and mental illness : law and the behavioral sciences in conflict, Patricia E. Erickson, Steven K. Erickson
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj7hb
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index
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Contents
The social construction of mental illness as a criminal justice problem -- Systems of social control: from asylums to prisons -- Competency to stand trial and competency to be executed -- The problems with the insanity defense: the conflict between law and psychiatry -- The "mad" or "bad" debate concerning sex offenders -- Juvenile offenders, developmental competency, and mental illness -- Criminalizing mental illness: does it matter?
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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