Big Prisons, Big Dreams : Crime and the Failure of America's Penal System
By: Lynch, Michael.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Critical Issues in Crime and Society: Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (274 p.).ISBN: 9780813541402.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of | Criminal justice, Administration of - United States | Criminals - Rehabilitation - United States | Criminals | Imprisonment | Imprisonment - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Big Prisons, Big Dreams : Crime and the Failure of America's Penal SystemDDC classification: 365.973 | 365/.973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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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