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 adults, the role of electronic monitoring and intensive probation, and the development of reading courses as an alternative to incarceration.
"These books are an excellent source for middle and high school readers to enhance their critical thinking skills. They could easily be used as jumping off points for research projects and debate topics."
--American Reference Books Annual, 2012
Price: US $24.45