x, 254 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: why are we so punitive? The punishment business The prison incarceration boom: bursting at the seams Jails: temporary housing for the poor Slavery in the third millennium Legalized homicide: the death penalty in America Punishing women Punishing kids Parole: punishment without walls Is there a better way?
KF9730 .S54 2010
Long Grove, Ill. : Waveland Press,