A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor

A Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor

by Alexes Harris

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ISBN-13: 9781610448550
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 06/08/2016
Series: American Sociological Association's Rose Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 1,224,571
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

ALEXES HARRIS is associate professor of sociology at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations About the Author Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1. The Criminal Justice System and Monetary Sanctions Chapter 2. Criminal Monetary Sanctions in the United States Chapter 3. Defendant Experiences with Monetary Sanctions in Washington State Chapter 4. The Legal Intent of Monetary Sanctions Versus Real Outcomes Chapter 5. The Punishment Continuum Chapter 6. Law in Action: Bureaucrats and Values Chapter 7. The Permanent Punishment Methodological Appendix Notes References Index

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