Race to Incarcerate / Edition 2

Race to Incarcerate / Edition 2

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by Marc Mauer, The Sentencing Project

An updated account of the explosion in America's prison population.See more details below


An updated account of the explosion in America's prison population.

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New Press, The
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Revised Edition
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5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : the race to incarcerate1
2The incarceration "experiment"16
3The rise of the "tough on crime" movement40
4Crime as politics55
5The prison-crime connection92
6The limits of the criminal justice system on crime control113
7African Americans and the criminal justice system130
8The war on drugs and the African American community157
9What's class got to do with it?177
10"Give the public what it wants" : media images and crime policy187
11Consequences : intended and unintended195
12A new direction for a new century208

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