xvi, 316 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Emergence of mass incarceration Understanding and documenting the determinants of incarceration growth What would current incarceration rates be under previous sentencing practices? The policy changes driving incarceration growth Deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill and growth in the U.S. prison population Demographic change, the economy, and the crack epidemic Incarceration and crime What now?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) and index.
KF9728 .R37 2013
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