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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595580221
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
04/15/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
356,503
Product dimensions:
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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