The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: A Reader

The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: A Reader

by Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205661793

ISBN-13: 9780205661794

Pub. Date: 11/06/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Rich get Richer and the Poor get Prison: A Reader is a selection of 25 articles ranging from newspaper stories that highlight issues to articles in professional journals. Articles cover the following topics: Crime Control in America A Crime by Any other Name...and the Poor get Prison To the Vanquished belong the Spoils Criminal Justice or Criminal

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The Rich get Richer and the Poor get Prison: A Reader is a selection of 25 articles ranging from newspaper stories that highlight issues to articles in professional journals. Articles cover the following topics: Crime Control in America A Crime by Any other Name...and the Poor get Prison To the Vanquished belong the Spoils Criminal Justice or Criminal Justice Professors who use the best-selling book written by Reiman and Leighton, The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison , now in a ninth edition, have frequently asked for a reader. Where appropriate, articles have been edited to highlight the parts most relevant for the thesis of The
Rich Get Richer. This book of readings can be used stand-alone, or as an accompaniment to the main text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205661794
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
547,974
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.15(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Criminal justice through the looking glass, or winning by losing 1. Crime Control in America: Nothing succeeds like failure 2. A Crime by Any Other Name 3. And the Poor Get Prison 4. To the Vanquished Belong the Spoils: Who is winning the losing war against crime? Conclusion: Criminal justice or criminal justice Appendix I: The Marxian critique of criminal justice Appendix II: Between philosophy and criminology

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