After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479882823
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Series: New Perspectives in Crime, Deviance, and Law Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 995,170
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Marieke Liem is Senior Researcher and chair of the Violence Research Initiative at Leiden University and a Marie Curie
Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.

Robert J. Sampson is Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and Director of the Boston Area Research Initiative. He is the author of several books, including Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect.

Table of Contents

Foreword Robert J. Sampson vii

Preface ix

1 Introduction 1

2 Understanding Desistance 11

3 The Context 23

4 Lives Spiraling out of Control 53

5 A Life Sentence 71

6 A Productive, Law-Abiding Citizen 97

7 Life after Life Imprisonment 119

8 Residual Effects of Imprisonment 155

9 Going Back 167

10 Staying Out 193

11 Reconsidering Lifer Reentry 205

Notes 225

References 243

Index 261

About the Author 267

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