Lynch, Michael.

Big Prisons, Big Dreams : Crime and the Failure of America's Penal System - New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2007. - 1 online resource (274 p.) - eBooks on Demand Critical Issues in Crime and Society . - Critical Issues in Crime and Society .

Contents; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction: Big, Dark Secrets and America's Prison System; Chapter 2: Prisons and Crime; Chapter 3: The Growth of America's Prison System; Chapter 4: Raising Questions About America's Big Prison System; Chapter 5: Explaining Prison Growth in the United States: The Materialist Perspective; Chapter 6: Prison Effects: Who Gets Locked Up; Chapter 7: The Imprisonment Binge and Crime; Chapter 8: The End of Oil and the Future of American Prisons?; Chapter 9: A Consuming Culture; Notes; References; Index; About the Author


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Criminal justice, Administration of - United States.
Criminals - Rehabilitation - United States.
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