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The Resource Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform, John F. Pfaff

Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform, John F. Pfaff

Label
Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform
Title
Locked in
Title remainder
the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform
Statement of responsibility
John F. Pfaff
Title variation
True causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Pfaff argues that existing accounts of the causes of mass incarceration are fundamentally misguided. The most widely accepted explanations--the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons--actually tell us much less than we like to think. Instead, Pfaff urges us to look at other factors, including a major shift in prosecutor behavior that occurred in the mid-1990s, when prosecutors began bringing felony charges against arrestees about twice as often as they had before"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pfaff, John F
Dewey number
365/.973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9471
LC item number
.P449 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imprisonment
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Corrections
  • Corrections
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Imprisonment
  • United States
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • Criminal law
  • Prisons
  • Prisons
  • Administration of criminal justice
Label
Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform, John F. Pfaff
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: American exceptionalism -- The standard story: The war on drugs. A brief history of time (served). Private prisons, public spending. Costs of the standard story -- A new narrative: The man behind the curtain. The broken politics of punishment. The third rail : violent offenses. Quo Vadis? -- Conclusion
Control code
945232400
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 311 pages
Isbn
9780465096916
Lccn
2016037701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945232400
Label
Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform, John F. Pfaff
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: American exceptionalism -- The standard story: The war on drugs. A brief history of time (served). Private prisons, public spending. Costs of the standard story -- A new narrative: The man behind the curtain. The broken politics of punishment. The third rail : violent offenses. Quo Vadis? -- Conclusion
Control code
945232400
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 311 pages
Isbn
9780465096916
Lccn
2016037701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945232400

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