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It's about Time America's Imprisonment Binge

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ISBN-10: 0534615961

ISBN-13: 9780534615963

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: James Austin, John Irwin

List price: $107.95
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Based on extensive research, IT?S ABOUT TIME: AMERICA?S IMPRISONMENT BINGE, 4e delivers a critical analysis of the U.S. prison system. Offering varying points of view of the corrections system, it illustrates how the U.S. attempts to lower crime by using the correctional system as the primary solution. Personal accounts from prisoners--including one of the authors, who served 10 years in prison before becoming a noted criminologist--spotlight the brutal aspects of prison life. Reflecting the latest developments from the field, the Fourth Edition includes the most current statistics available and coverage of such key issues as sex offenders, immigration, the impact of the war on terror, and…    
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Book details

List price: $107.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Our Imprisonment Binge
Who Goes to Prison
The Imprisonment of Children and Women
The Private Prison Binge
Doing Time
Super Max
Release
The Correctional Treatment Industrial Complex
The Three Strikes and You�re Out Movement
It�s About Time
Index