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Race to Incarcerate / Edition 2
     

Race to Incarcerate / Edition 2

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by Marc Mauer, The Sentencing Project
 

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ISBN-10: 1595580220

ISBN-13: 9781595580221

Pub. Date: 04/15/2006

Publisher: New Press, The

An updated account of the explosion in America's prison population.

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An updated account of the explosion in America's prison population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595580221
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
04/15/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
711,329
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
1. Introduction: The Race to Incarcerate
2. The Incarceration "Experiment"
3. The Rise of the "Tough on Crime" Movement
4. Crime as Politics
5. The Prison-crime Connection
6. The Limits of the Criminal Justice System on Crime Control
7. African Americans and the Criminal Justice System
8. The War on Drugs and the African American Community
9. What's Class Got to Do with It?
10. "Give the Public What It Wants": Media Images and Crime Policy
11. Unintended Consequences
12. A New Direction for a New Century
Index

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