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The Politics of Injustice: Crime and Punishment in America

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The U.S. crime rate has dropped steadily for more than a decade, yet the rate of incarceration continues to skyrocket. Today, more than 2 million Americans are locked in prisons and jails with devastating consequences for poor families and communities, overcrowded institutions and overburdened taxpayers. How did the U.S. become the world's leader in incarceration? Why have ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published October 16th 2003 by Sage Publications, Inc (first published 1999)
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A thorough and critical examination of the criminal justice system in America. Lots of statistics, lots of empirical evidence and riveting reading.
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