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Do prisons make us safer? : the benefits and costs of the prison boom / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll, editors.

Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Prisons -- United States.
Prison administration -- United States.
Corrections -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll
Why are so many Americans in prison? / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll
The origins of mass incarceration in New York State : the Rockefeller drug laws and the local war on drugs / David F. Weiman and Christopher Weiss
The impact of prison on crime / Shawn D. Bushway and Raymond Paternoster
The people prisons make : the effects of incarceration on criminal psychology / Amy E. Lerman
Ever-increasing levels of parental incarceration and the consequences for children / Rucker C. Johnson
Footing the bill : causes and budgetary consequences of state spending on corrections / John W. Ellwood and Joshua Guetzkow
Collateral costs : effects of incarceration on employment and earnings among young workers / Harry J. Holzer
Assessing the relative benefits of incarceration : overall changes and the benefits on the margin / John J. Donohue III.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Raphael, Steven, 1968-
Stoll, Michael A.
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
0871548607 (alk. paper)
9780871548603 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
244246656
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