Prisons Research at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Prisons Research at the Beginning of the 21st Century

by Michael Tonry

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Prisons Research at the Beginning of the 21st Century by Michael Tonry, Joan Petersilia

This discuss some of the effects of current sentencing and corrections policies that have led to the dramatic rise in the prison population. Included are a discussion of whether imprisonment can reduce crime; the impact of imprisonment on the lives prisoners (including later involvement in crime), their families, and their communities; the changing nature of the inmate population; new trends in prison management; and the politicization of the prisons issue.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013613935
Publisher: 1001 Property Solutions LLC
Publication date: 07/17/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 23 KB

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