Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became the Most Punitive Democracy in the World

Incarceration Nation: How the United States Became the Most Punitive Democracy in the World

by Peter K. Enns

Paperback(Reprint)

$21.04 $21.95 Save 4% Current price is $21.04, Original price is $21.95. You Save 4%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Monday, March 25

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781316500613
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/21/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 894,318
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Peter K. Enns is Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Cornell University, New York and former Faculty Director of Cornell's Prison Education Program. His previous research has appeared in journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Public Opinion Quarterly.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. A forgiving or a punitive public?; 3. Who led whom?; 4. Explaining the public's punitiveness; 5. Democracy at work? Public opinion and mass incarceration; 6. Punitive politics in the states; 7. Conclusion.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews