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Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison A Reader

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ISBN-10: 0205661793

ISBN-13: 9780205661794

Edition: 2010

Authors: Jeffrey Reiman, Paul Leighton

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The Rich get Richer and the Poor get Prison: A Reader is a selection of 25 articles ranging from newspaper stories that highlight issues to articles in professional journals. Articles cover the following topics: Crime Control in America A Crime by Any other Name... ...and the Poor get Prison To the Vanquished belong the Spoils CriminalJusticeorCriminal Justice
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Preface
Readings on Crime Control in America
Editor's Introduction
Why Is Crime Falling-Or Is It?
High Incarceration Rate May Fuel Community Crime
From C-Block to Academia: You Can't Get There from Here
A New Suit by Farmers against the DEA Illustrates Why the War on Drugs Should Not Include a War on Hemp
Readings on A Crime by Any Other Name
Editors' Introduction
When Workers Die: U.S. Rarely Seeks Charges for Deaths in Workplace
The U.K.�s "Corporate Manslaughter" Statute: British Versus American Approaches to Making Firms Responsible for Deaths Resulting from Gross Negligence
The Checklist
Popcorn Lung Coming to Your Kitchen? The FDA Doesn't Want to Know
Death Sentences in Chinese Milk Case
Readings on...And the Poor Get Prison
Editor's Introduction
Race at Work: Realities of Race and Criminal Record in the NYC Job Market
Why It Matters: The Connection of "Driving While Black" to Other Issues of Criminal Justice and Race
Ebbers' 25 Year Sentence for WorldCom Fraud Upheld. Good
A Memo Found in the Street: Uncle Sam the Enabler
They Warned Us: U.S. Was Told to "Expect Foreclosures, Expect Horror Stories"
Readings on To the Vanquished Belong the Spoils
Editors' Introduction
Why Are So Many Americans in Prison? Race and the Transformation of Criminal Justice
The Moral Ambivalence of Crime in an Unjust Society
Much Respect: Toward a Hip-Hop Theory of Punishment
Wheel of Torture
Conclusion Readings on Criminal Justice or Criminal Justice
Editors' Introduction
Restore Rationality to Sentencing Policy
Encourage Restorative Justice
Making Rehabilitation Corrections' Guiding Paradigm
Save Children from a Life of Crime