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The Resource Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness, Alisa Roth

Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness, Alisa Roth

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Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness
Title
Insane
Title remainder
America's criminal treatment of mental illness
Statement of responsibility
Alisa Roth
Title variation
Insane
Title variation remainder
Americas criminal treatment of mental illness
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An expose of the mental-health crisis in America's courts and prisons reveals that nearly half of the nation's inmates are actually afflicted by a psychiatric problem, examines how inmates are denied treatment, and suggests a more humane approach
Summary
An urgent exposé of the mental-health crisis in America's courts and prisons reveals that nearly half of the nation's inmates are actually afflicted by a psychiatric problem and that a high percentage of crimes are related to mental disorders, drawing on intimate stories that reveal how the criminal justice system worsens mental illness and could be improved through more humane approaches
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
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10638400
Cataloging source
CGL
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Roth, Alisa
Dewey number
364.3/8
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
HV6133
LC item number
.R68 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Mentally ill offenders
  • Prisoners
  • LAW / Criminal Law
  • LAW / Mental Health
  • MEDICAL / Mental Health
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
  • PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
Target audience
adult
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America's criminal treatment of mental illness
Label
Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness, Alisa Roth
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Ensnared: how we got here -- Jail is the only safe place -- The largest psych ward in America -- The asylum fallacy -- Part II. Locked up: what happens inside -- Jail as hospital -- Destined to fail -- Sanctioned torture -- Better off dead -- Guilty by reason of insanity -- Part III. Breaking free: toward a better way -- Inside out -- The cycle -- Shooting the victim -- The good-cop solution -- Disorder in the court
Control code
on1029201906
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780465094196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029201906
Label
Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness, Alisa Roth
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Ensnared: how we got here -- Jail is the only safe place -- The largest psych ward in America -- The asylum fallacy -- Part II. Locked up: what happens inside -- Jail as hospital -- Destined to fail -- Sanctioned torture -- Better off dead -- Guilty by reason of insanity -- Part III. Breaking free: toward a better way -- Inside out -- The cycle -- Shooting the victim -- The good-cop solution -- Disorder in the court
Control code
on1029201906
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 312 pages
Isbn
9780465094196
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1029201906

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