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Morris, Norval 1923-2004

Overview
Works: 120 works in 432 publications in 2 languages and 15,536 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Biography  Fiction  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, Speaker
Classifications: HV6001, 365.9
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Most widely held works about Norval Morris
 
Most widely held works by Norval Morris
The Oxford history of the prison : the practice of punishment in western society by Norval Morris( Book )

27 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 2,533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors trace the persistent tension between the desire to punish and the hope for rehabilitation, recounting the institution's evolution from the rowdy and squalid English jails of the 1700s, in which prisoners and visitors ate and drank together; to the sober and stark nineteenth-century penitentiaries, whose inmates were forbidden to speak or even to see one another; and finally to the "big houses" of the current American prison system, in which prisoners are as overwhelmed by intense boredom as by the threat of violence. The text also provides a gripping and personal look at the social world of prisoners and their keepers over the centuries. In addition, thematic chapters explore in-depth a variety of special institutions and other important aspects of prison history, including the jail, the reform school, the women's prison, political imprisonment, and prison and literature
Between prison and probation : intermediate punishments in a rational sentencing system by Norval Morris( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Between Prison and Probation, Norval Morris and Michael Tonry, two of the nation's leading criminologists, offer an important and timely strategy for alleviating these problems. They argue that our overwhelmed corrections system cannot cope with the flow of convicted offenders because the two extremes of punishment--imprisonment and probation--are both used excessively, with a near-vacuum of useful punishments in between. Morris and Tonry propose instead a comprehensive program that relies on a range of punishment including fines and other financial sanctions, community service, house arrest, intensive probation, closely supervised treatment programs for drugs, alcohol and mental illness, and electronic monitoring of movement. Used in rational combinations, these "intermediate" punishments would better serve the community than our present polarised choice. Serious consideration of these punishments has been hindered by the widespread perception that they are therapeutic rather than punitive. The reality, however, Morris and Tonry argue, "is that the American criminal justice system is both too severe and too lenient--almost randomly." Systematically implemented and rigorously enforced, intermediate punishments can "better and more economically serve the community, the victim, and the criminal than the prison terms and probation orders they supplant." Between Prison and Probation goes beyond mere advocacy of an increasing use of interdediate punishments; the book also addresses the difficult task of fitting these punishments into a comprehensive, fair and community-protective sentencing system
The future of imprisonment by Norval Morris( Book )

33 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Revised and expanded version of the Thomas M. Cooley lectures offered at the University of Michigan Law School in March 1974."
The honest politician's guide to crime control by Norval Morris( Book )

16 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madness and the criminal law by Norval Morris( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime and justice. a review of research. by Michael H Tonry( Book )

80 editions published between 1979 and 1990 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a review of recent research on criminal justice issues, with a careful balance of research, theory and practice
The habitual criminal by Norval Morris( Book )

40 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and Spanish and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime and justice : an annual review of research( )

in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 38 contents; Abolishing the death penalty worldwide : the impact of a 'new dynamic' - Roger Hood and Carolyn Hoyle -- The mostly unintended effects of mandatory penalties : two centuries of consistent findings - Michael Tonry -- Imprisonment and reoffending - Daniel S. Nagin, Francis T. Cullen and Cheryl Lero Jonson -- What explains persistent racial disproportionality in Minnesoata's prison and jail populations? - Richard S. Frase -- Reducing school bullying : evidence based implications for policy - David P. Farrington and Maria M. Ttofi -- Listening to the crime victim : evaluating victime input at sentencing and parole - Julian V. Roberts -- Research on terrorism and countering terrorism - Gary LaFree amd Laura Dugan
Maconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reform by Norval Morris( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1840, Alexander Maconochie, a privileged retired naval captain, became at his own request superintendent of two thousand twice-convicted prisoners on Norfolk Island, a thousand miles off the coast of Australia. In four years, Maconochie transformed what was one of the most brutal convict settlements in history into a controlled, stable, and productive environment that achieved such success that upon release his prisoners came to be called "Maconochie's Gentlemen."" "Here Norval Morris offers an account of this early pioneer in penal reform, enhancing Maconochie's life story with a trenchant policy twist. Maconochie's life and efforts on Norfolk Island, Morris shows, provide a model with profound relevance to the running of correctional institutions today. Using a combination of fictionalized history and critical commentary, Morris gives this work a powerful policy impact lacking in most standard academic accounts."--Jacket
The brothel boy, and other parables of the law by Norval Morris( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional stories set in Burma, intended to illustrate issues of law and ethics, with commentary
Letter to the President on crime control by Norval Morris( Book )

6 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern policing( Book )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in criminal law by Norval Morris( Book )

13 editions published in 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and crime; essays in honor of Sir John Barry by Norval Morris( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Predictions of dangerousness in the criminal law by Norval Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposals for prison reform by Norval Morris( Book )

4 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insanity defense by Norval Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insanity defense( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion of the desirability of the insanity defense and the adequacy of laws regulating its use
Perspectives on crime and justice : 1996-1997 lecture series( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insanity defense : a study guide by Norval Morris( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Oxford history of the prison : the practice of punishment in western society
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Norval Morris American legal academic

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Languages
English (286)

Spanish (19)

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Between prison and probation : intermediate punishments in a rational sentencing systemThe honest politician's guide to crime controlCrime and justice. a review of research.The habitual criminalMaconochie's gentlemen : the story of Norfolk Island & the roots of modern prison reformThe brothel boy, and other parables of the lawModern policing