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Why are so many Americans in prison? [electronic resource] / Steven Raphael and Michael A. Stoll.

Author/Creator:
Raphael, Steven, 1968-
Publication:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvi, 316 pages) : illustrations.
Subjects:
Prisons -- United States.
Corrections -- United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.
Contents:
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?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-301) and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
Contributor:
Stoll, Michael A.
JSTOR (Organization)
Lipman Criminology Library Fund.
ISBN:
9781610448161 (electronic bk.)
1610448162 (electronic bk.)
9780871547125
0871547120
Publisher Number:
99967464356
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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