Insane : America's criminal treatment of mental illness
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- ISBN: 9780465094196
- ISBN: 0465094198
- ISBN: 9780465094202
vi, 312 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, 2018.
|General Note:||Text in English.|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-304) and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction -- Part I. Ensnared : how we got here. 1. Jail is the only safe place ; 2. The largest psych ward in America ; 3. The asylum fallacy -- Part II. Locked up : what happens inside. 4. Jail as hospital ; 5. Destined to fail ; 6. Sanctioned torture ; 7. Better off dead ; 8. Guilty by reason of insanity -- Part III. Breaking free : toward a better way. 9. Inside out ; 10. The cycle ; 11. Shooting the victim ; 12. The good-cop solution ; 13. Disorder in the court -- Conclusion -- Epilogue.|
|Summary, etc.:||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.|
Text in English.
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