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The Expanding Prison: The Crisis in Crime and Punishment and the Search for Alternatives

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The prison population in the Untied States has quadrupled since 1970, while Canada's federal prisons are 30 percent over capacity -- because the current trend in Western society is to arrest more criminals, sentence them to longer terms, and build more prisons to house them. In The Expanding Prison, David Cayley argues that such a strategy essentially undercuts democracy w ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by United Church Press
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