America behind bars : trends in imprisonment, 1950 to 2000 / Rick Ruddell.
New York, N.Y. : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2004.
xi, 202 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Formatted Contents Note
Mass imprisonment Justice systems and punishment Theories of formal social control Prior imprisonment research Economic, social, and political trends Explaining imprisonment trends The future of mass imprisonment.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-199) and index.