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Expanding Prison The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives

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ISBN-10: 0887846033

ISBN-13: 9780887846038

Edition: N/A

Authors: David Cayley

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Publication date: 10/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Prison Boom
The Expanding Prison
Crime Control in the United States: "Trail 'em, Surveil 'em, Nail 'em, and Jail 'em"
Perception and Reality in Crime Policy
Rituals of Repression
Imprisonment and Society
Something Must Be Done: Rationales for Imprisonment
The Real World of Imprisonment
God Is Himself Law
A Perpetual Solitude and Seclusion
A Sea Change
Some Promising Alternatives
Crime Control and Community
Rights and Reservations
From Guilt to Obligation: Victim-Offender Mediation
Working Within the System
Shame of Doing Amiss
On Civil Solutions
Circles of Support
Justice as Sanctuary
Prison Is Not the Only Punishment: Penal Violence and Alternatives in Poor Countries
Conclusion
A Turning Point?
Notes
Index