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xi, 288 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: Explaining U.S. imprisonment
  • The origins of U.S. imprisonment : beyond the penitentiary
  • Penal reform and prison science : engineering order and building America
  • Prison culture : sociology and social change
  • An era of uncertainty : riots, reform, and repression
  • The punitive turn : laying the foundations for mass imprisonment
  • A culture of control
  • Challenging the culture of control?
  • The new detention : securing the border
  • Conclusion: Where to from here?
"Explaining U.S. Imprisonment" builds on and extends some of the contemporary issues of women in prison, minorities, and the historical path to modern prisons as well as the social influences on prison reform.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781412924870 20160528
Law Library (Crown)