Cheap on Crime : Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment
By: Aviram, Hadar, Prof.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (267 p.).ISBN: 9780520960329.Subject(s): Corrections -- Economic aspects -- United States | Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States | Prisons -- Economic aspects -- United States | Punishment -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cheap on Crime : Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American PunishmentDDC classification: 364.60973/090511 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Talking about Money and Punishment; 2. A Fiscal History of Mass Incarceration; 3. The Financial Crisis of 2007 and the Birth of Humonetarianism; 4. The New Correctional Discourse of Scarcity: From Ideals to Money on Death Row; 5. The New Coalitions of Financial Prudence: From Tough on Crime to the Drug Truce; 6. The New Carceral Wheeling and Dealing: From Incapacitation to the Inmate Export Business; 7. The New Inmate as a Fiscal Subject: From Ward to Consumer; 8. The Future of Humonetarianism; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D
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After forty years of increasing prison construction and incarceration rates, winds of change are blowing through the American correctional system. The 2008 financial crisis demonstrated the unsustainability of the incarceration project, thereby empowering policy makers to reform punishment through fiscal prudence and austerity. In Cheap on Crime, Hadar Aviram draws on years of archival and journalistic research and builds on social history and economics literature to show the powerful impact of recession-era discourse on the death penalty, the war on drugs, incarceration practices, prison heal
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