Table of contents for Protecting society from sexually dangerous offenders : law, justice, and therapy / edited By Bruce J. Winick & John Q. La Fond.

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Part I. Sexually Violent Predator Laws: Problems and Solutions         25

   Chapter 1. The New Generation of Sex Offender
               Commitment Laws: Which States Have Them
               and How Do They Work?                         27
               W. Lawrence Fitch and Debra A. Hammen
   Chapter 2. State Policy Perspectives on Sexual
               Predator Laws                                 41
               Roxanne Lieb

Part II. Sex Offenders and Dangerousness                      61

   Chapter 3. Who Is Dangerous and When Are They Safe?
               Risk Assessment With Sexual Offenders         63
               R. Karl Hanson
   Chapter 4. Evaluating Offenders Under a Sexually Violent
               Predator Law: The Practical Practice          75
               Roy B. Lacoursiere

Part III. Sex Offenders and Treatment                          99

    Chapter 5. What We Know and Don't Know About Treating
                Adult Sex Offenders                            101
                Marnie E. Rice and Grant T. Harris

    Chapter 6. Treatment and the Civil Commitment of
                Sex Offenders                                  119
                Eric S. Janus

    Chapter 7. In the Wake of Hendricks: The Treatment and
                Restraint of Sexually Dangerous Offenders Viewed
                From the Perspective of American Psychiatry  131
                Howard V. Zonana, Richard J. Bonnie,
                and Steven K. Hoge

Part IV. The Rationale, Constitutionality, and Morality of Sexual
        Predator Commitment Laws                              147

    Chapter 8. Matching Legal Policies With Known
                Offenders                                      149
                Leonore M. J. Simon

    Chapter 9. Bad or Mad?: Sex Offenders and Social
                Control                                        165
                Stephen J. Morse

    Chapter 10. "Even a Dog ...": Culpability, Condemnation,
                and Respect for Persons                        183
                Robert F. Schopp

    Chapter 11. Sex Offenders and the Supreme Court:
               The Significance and Limits of Kansas v.
               Hendricks                                      197
               John Kip Cornwel

Part V. Alternative Strategies for Protecting the Community  211

    Chapter 12. A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Analysis of Sex
               Offender Registration and Community
               Notification Laws                              213
               Bruce J. Winick

    Chapter 13. Investing in the Future of Children: Building
                Programs for Children or Prisons for
                Adult Offenders                                231
                William D. Pithers, Alison Gray, and
                Michalle E. Davis

    Chapter 14. Chemical Castration of Sex Offenders: Treatment
                or Punishment?                                 249
                Robert D. Miller

    Chapter 15. Community Containment of Sex Offender Risk:
                A Promising Approach                           265
                Kim English, Linda Jones, and Diane Patrick

Part VI. Evaluating the Wisdom of Sexually Violent Predator Laws        281

    Chapter 16. The Costs of Enacting a Sexual Predator Law and
               Recommendations for Keeping Them
               From Skyrocketing                              283
               John Q. La Fond

    Chapter 17. Managing the Monstrous: Sex Offenders and the
               New Penology                                   301
               Jonathan Simon

    Chapter 18. A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Assessment of
               Sexually Violent Predator Laws                 317
               Bruce J. Winick

Conclusion                                                     333