Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American Exceptionalism

by Marc Morje Howard

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190659349
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/17/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 838,591
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Marc Morjé Howard is Professor of Government and Law at Georgetown University, where he also directs the Prisons and Justice Initiative. He is the author of two previous award-winning books.

Table of Contents

Preface
1) Introduction
2) Plea Bargaining
3) Sentencing
4) Prison Conditions
5) Rehabilitation
6) Parole
7) Societal Reentry
8) Explaining American Punitiveness: Race, Religion, Politics, and Business
9) Conclusion

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